Azure pricing

No upfront costs. Only pay for what you use.

Microsoft Azure allows you to quickly deploy infrastructures and services to meet all your business needs. You can run Windows and Linux-based applications in 32 Azure data centre regions, delivered with enterprise-grade SLAs.

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Pricing details

Estimate your expected monthly bill using our Pricing Calculator and track your actual account usage and bill at any time using the billing portal. Set up automatic email billing alerts to be notified if your spend goes above an amount you configure.

Pricing calculator

Quickly compare the total cost of ownership (TCO) of your on-premises infrastructure with a comparable Azure deployment using our TCO Calculator and estimate the savings you can realise by moving to Azure.

TCO calculator

Detailed pricing information

Support for billing/subscription questions is included for free. Technical support plans are also available.

Flexible Purchase Options

Azure is available for purchase in 140 countries around the world, and we support billing in 24 currencies. You can purchase Azure resources in one of multiple ways:

Pay-as-you-go Subscriptions

Pay-as-you-go subscriptions are our most popular and flexible payment plan. There are no minimum purchases or commitments, and you can cancel at any time. You can pay for them by credit card as well as by invoice.

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Microsoft Resellers

Cloud Solution Provider

With the Cloud Solution Provider program, work directly with a partner to design and implement a solution that meets your unique needs.

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Open

You can work with the same resellers that you already purchase Microsoft software from by using the Open Volume Licence Programme. If you have already purchased Azure from a reseller and have an Open licence key, you can activate your Azure subscription or add more credits to it here.

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Enterprise Agreements

Large organisations often sign up for a Microsoft Enterprise Agreement (EA). By making an upfront usage commitment to Azure, they earn several additional benefits – including flexible billing options and our very best prices.

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Microsoft Azure Hybrid Use Benefit

Run Windows Server Virtual Machines on Azure at base compute pricing. Windows Server customers with Software Assurance are eligible for this benefit.

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Enterprise Agreement Support Offer

From 1 May 2016 to 30 June 2017, Enterprise Agreement customers that have or intend to buy Microsoft Azure Services are eligible for support upgrades.

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Azure Government customers

US government entities are eligible to purchase physically-isolated instances of Azure Government from a Licenced Azure Government Service Provider or Partner with no upfront financial commitment or fee.

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Azure Germany customers

Organisations located in the European Union (EU) or European Free Trade Association (EFTA) are eligible to purchase Microsoft Azure Germany services through Pay-as-you-go subscriptions, Enterprise Agreement (EA) or an Azure partner.

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Member Offers

Visual Studio subscriber?

Get up to $1800 per year of additional Azure services

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Start-up?

Join the BizSpark programme and get free Azure services

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Academic use?

Schools, universities and institutions can receive special benefits

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