Backup Pricing

Simple and reliable cloud-integrated backup

Using System Center today? Take advantage of the Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS). Simplified IT management anywhere including Log Analytics, Automation, Backup and Site Recovery. Learn about subscription options.

Pricing details

The size of the backed-up data determines the pricing for Azure Backup in each protected instance before compression and encryption.

  • For virtual machines, the size of the allocated disk determines the data size.
  • When backing up files and folders, the size of the files and folders configured for backup determine the data size.
  • When backing up SQL Server, the size of the databases configured for backup determine the data size.

You have the flexibility to choose between locally redundant storage (LRS) or geo-redundant storage (GRS). Both LRS and GRS are Block Blob Storage. You can find the pricing for Block Blob Storage on the Azure Storage pricing page. Charges for storage are separate from the cost of Azure Backup.

Size of each instance Azure Backup price per month
Instance < or = 50 GB $- + storage consumed
Instance is > 50 but < or = 500 GB $- + storage consumed
Instance > 500 GB $- for each 500 GB increment + storage consumed

Example: If you have 1.2 TB of data in one instance, then the cost would be $- plus storage consumed. You would be charged $- for two 500 GB increments and $- for the remaining 200 GB data.

Support and SLA

  • We provide technical support for all Azure services released to General Availability, including Backup, through Azure Support, starting at $29.0/month. Billing and subscription management support is provided at no cost.
  • We guarantee at least 99.9% availability of the backup and restore functionality of the Azure Backup service. Availability is calculated over a monthly billing cycle.

Azure Backup pricing – FAQs

High-level overview

Protected Instances

Backup storage costs

Networking costs




Estimate your monthly costs for Azure services

Purchase FAQs

Review Azure pricing frequently asked questions

Product details

Learn more about Backup


Review technical tutorials, videos and more resources

Back up 1,000 GB of data for free

Start today