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Azure Information Protection pricing

Pricing details

Microsoft Azure Information Protection can be purchased either stand-alone or through one of the following Microsoft licensing suites:

  • Enterprise Mobility + Security
  • Microsoft 365 Enterprise

Azure Information Protection is offered as a user-subscription licence. It’s available for direct purchase online or through the following programs:

Feature Free Azure Information Protection for Office 365 Azure Information Protection Premium P1 Azure Information Protection Premium P2
Azure Information Protection content consumption by using work or school accounts from AIP policy-aware apps and services Available Available Available Available
Protection for Microsoft Exchange Online, Microsoft SharePoint Online and Microsoft OneDrive for Business content Not available Available Available Available
Bring Your Own Key (BYOK) for customer-managed key provisioning life cycle2 Not available Available Available Available
Custom templates, including departmental templates Not available Available Available Available
Protection for on-premises Exchange and SharePoint content via Rights Management connector Not available Available Available Available
Azure Information Protection software developer kit for protection for all platforms – Windows, Windows Mobile, iOS, Mac OSX and Android Not available Available Available Available
Protection for non-Microsoft Office file formats, including PTXT, PJPG and PFILE (generic protection) Not available Available Available Available
Azure Information Protection content creation by using work or school accounts Not available Available Available Available
Office 365 Message Encryption Not available Available Available Available
Administrative control3 Not available Available Available Available
Manual, default and mandatory document classification Not available Not available Available Available
Azure Information Protection scanner for content discovery of on-premises files matching any of the sensitive information types Not available Not available Available Available
Azure Information Protection scanner to apply a label to all files in an on-premises file server or repository Not available Not available Available Available
Rights Management connector with on-premises Windows Server file shares by using the File Classification Infrastructure (FCI) connector Not available Not available Available Available
Document tracking and revocation Not available Not available Available Available
Microsoft Information Protection software developer kit (SDK) to apply labels and protection to emails and files for all platforms – Windows, iOS, Mac OSX, Android and Linux Not available Not available Available Available
Configure conditions for automatic and recommended classification Not available Not available Not available Available
Hold Your Own Key (HYOK) that spans Azure Information Protection and Active Directory (AD) Rights Management for highly regulated scenarios Not available Not available Not available Available
Azure Information Protection scanner for automated classification, labelling and protection of supported on-premises files Not available Not available Not available Available

1Some Office 365 subscriptions also include data protection using Microsoft Azure Information Protection. For information on those Office 365 subscriptions and the data protection capabilities they include, refer to Azure Information Protection licensing datasheet.

2Azure subscription required to use configured key for Bring Your Own Key (BYOK).

3Includes activating/deactivating the service, onboarding controls for a phased deployment, usage logging, super user capability for eDiscovery and data recovery, bulk protect/unprotect of files.

Free

Self-service subscription for users in an organisation who have been sent sensitive files that have been protected by Azure Information Protection, but that can’t be authenticated because the users’ IT department does not manage an account for them in Azure – for example, the IT department doesn’t have Office 365 or use Azure services.

Price: Free

Azure Information Protection for Office 365

Microsoft Azure Information Protection is included in the Office 365 Enterprise E3 and above plans.

Azure Information Protection Premium P1

Provides additional rights to use the on-premises connectors, track and revoke shared documents, and enables users to manually classify and label documents.

Price: $2

Note: Also part of Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security E3 and Microsoft 365 E3.

Azure Information Protection Premium P2

Builds on Azure Information Protection Premium P1 with automated and recommended classification, labelling and protection, with policy-based rules and Hold Your Own Key (HYOK) configurations that span Azure Rights Management and Active Directory Rights Management.

Price: $5

Note: Also part of Enterprise Mobility + Security E5 and Microsoft 365 E5.

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