Azure Cost Management + Billing
Optimise cloud costs while maximising cloud potential
Get a full set of cloud cost management capabilities
Take advantage of the tools included in your Azure subscription to get more value out of the cloud and implement financial governance in your organisation.
Always on by default and integrated in the Azure portal
Best-in-class performance, with data latency of eight hours or less
Integration with Azure Advisor to optimise cloud costs by taking advantage of reservations, rightsizing or removing idle resources
More customisation capabilities using Microsoft Power BI connectors and Cost Management APIs
Monitor cloud spending
Track resource usage and manage costs across all of your clouds with a single, unified view, and access rich operational and financial insights to make informed decisions.Learn about cost analysis
Increase organisational accountability
Implement governance policies for effective enterprise cloud cost management, and increase accountability with budgets, cost allocation and chargebacks.Learn how to create budgets
Optimise cloud efficiency
Improve the return on your cloud investment by using continuous cost optimisation and industry best practices.Learn best practices
Manage your Azure and AWS spending
Now in public preview: Manage costs across Azure and AWS from a single location. Get insights based on data from both clouds to simplify your cost management processes.
Unmatched security and compliance to keep your data safe and consistently accessible
Azure Cost Management pricing
Cost Management for Azure is available at no additional cost. Azure Cost Management for AWS is charged at 1% of the total AWS managed spend at general availability, and free during public preview.
Documentation and training
Microsoft engineers walk you through the Azure Cost Management features.
Azure billing documentation
Learn how to manage your Azure billing account including granting others access, viewing and downloading your invoice and usage data, paying your invoice and more.
Start using Azure Cost Management today
Optimise and save more
Learn to optimise your costs from a consolidated set of resources available to you in one place, in order to help you take control of your spending needs. Learn more by visiting Cost Optimisation.
Over 70 per cent of Azure enterprise customers are using Azure Cost Management
Global energy management leader uses Azure Cost Management to monitor cloud costs
"We see value in Azure Cost Management added as a service on the Azure portal, as we can now view cost information under a single pane of glass."Alexis Chauvin, Ops Tech Lead, IoT & Digital Transformation, Schneider Electric
Azure Cost Management updates, blogs and announcements
30 June, 2020
Azure Cost Management + Billing updates – June 2020
18 June, 2020
Azure Cost Management + Billing updates – May 2020
Budgets in Cost Management now accounts threshold edits and alert limits above 100%
30 April, 2020
Azure Cost Management + Billing updates – April 2020
Monitoring your reservation and Marketplace purchases with Budgets
25 March, 2020
Azure Cost Management + Billing updates – March 2020
101 services at FedRAMP High as Azure Government continues expanding capacity
26 February, 2020
Azure Cost Management + Billing updates – February 2020
Drill into the costs for your resources
Frequently asked questions about Azure Cost Management
Cloudyn will be deprecated by the end of 2020. Existing Cloudyn features are being integrated directly into the Azure portal. With the exception of customers in the Cloud Solution Provider programme (CSP), Cloudyn won’t be onboarding new customers. Cloudyn Support will remain available until it has been fully deprecated. For more information, visit Choose between Azure Cost Management and Cloudyn.
No, Azure Cost Management is on by default for Microsoft Enterprise Agreement and Pay-as-you-go customers.
No, but the process of replicating Cloudyn dashboards in Azure Cost Management is very similar. You’ll be able to take advantage of the integration with other Azure services and features, including Azure Policy, management groups and action groups.
Azure Cost Management should be ready for Cloud Solution Providers in the second half of 2019.
Azure Cost Management includes Azure service and third-party Azure Marketplace usage, and purchases including reservations. All costs are based on your negotiated prices, and data is refreshed every four hours. Learn more about Azure Cost Management data.