Pay for Azure directly

Purchase Azure services directly from Microsoft with pay-as-you-go-pricing. Combine with Azure Reserved Virtual Machine Instances to save more. Only pay for what you use each month, with no upfront commitments. Cancel at any time.

Save up to 80 per cent with these added benefits

Azure Reserved VM Instances

Save up to 72 per cent compared to pay-as-you-go pricing with one-year or three-year terms on Linux or Windows virtual machines.

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Azure Hybrid Benefit

Use your on-premises Windows Server or SQL Server licences with Software Assurance to save up to 80 per cent* compared to pay-as-you-go pricing when you combine with cost savings from Azure Reserved Virtual Machine (VM) Instances.

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Dev/test pricing

Get discounted rates on Azure for ongoing development and testing, for services including Azure Virtual Machines, HDInsight and App Service.

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*Savings based on D4_v2 three-year RI in West US 2 Region and Software Assurance cost (Level A) for Windows Server Standard edition (four 2-core licences). Actual savings may vary depending on region, instance type, usage or customer-specific Windows Server licence cost. Prices as of November 2017.

Other ways to pay for Azure

Explore more options for purchasing Azure, including through your existing Enterprise Agreement, or as part of a managed service from a Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider partner. Choose the best option for your organisation.

Take advantage of these always-free products

App Service

COMPUTE

10

Web, mobile or API apps

Quickly create powerful apps for any platform or device using your choice of tools, including Node.js and PHP.

Functions

COMPUTE

1,000,000

requests per month

Process events with a serverless code architecture.

Event Grid

INTEGRATION

100,000

operations per month

Get reliable event delivery at massive scale.

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

AI-MACHINE-LEARNING

Free

Deploy and manage containers using the tools you choose.

Face API

AI-MACHINE-LEARNING

30,000

transactions per month

Enable natural and contextual interaction with tools that augment users’ experiences.

DevTest Labs

DEVELOPER-TOOLS

Free

Enable fast, easy and lean dev-test environments.