Virtual Appliance 1200 models can be installed without any physical appliance or a Microsoft Enterprise Agreement. The total cost for the virtual appliance comprises the StorSimple monthly subscription fee, shown below, as well as the underlying Azure Blob storage and data transfer charges which vary according to the usage. Standard support is included with the monthly subscription fee.
US government entities are eligible to purchase Azure Government services from a licensing solution provider with no upfront financial commitment or directly through a Pay-As-You-Go online subscription.
Important: The price in R$ is merely a reference; this is an international transaction and the final price is subject to exchange rates and the inclusion of IOF taxes and an eNF will not be issued.
Azure Germany is available to customers and partners doing business in the European Union (EU), European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and United Kingdom (UK), and provides data residency in Germany with additional levels of control and data protection. You can also sign up for a free Azure Germany trial.
StorSimple is not available in the North Central US region. Please select another region.
StorSimple is not available in the South Central US region. Please select another region.
StorSimple is not available in the East US 2 region. Please select another region.
StorSimple is not available in the Central US region. Please select another region.
StorSimple is not available in the Central India region. Please select another region.
StorSimple is not available in the West India region. Please select another region.
StorSimple is not available in the South India region. Please select another region.
StorSimple is not available in the Germany Central region. Please select another region.
StorSimple is not available in the Germany Northeast region. Please select another region.
Virtual Appliance 1200 monthly subscription: $-*
The cost of the virtual appliance is prorated daily and starts once the device has been activated via Azure.
StorSimple Manager is available in specific Azure regions. But StorSimple devices managed in one region can send data to any Azure Data Centre that supports Blob Storage.
* This is an approximate monthly cost using the daily rate of $-, multiplied by 365 days and divided by 12 months.
The Microsoft Azure StorSimple 8000 series hybrid storage arrays can be purchased and added to your Microsoft Enterprise Agreement as part of your overall commitment to Microsoft Azure services and paid for in the same way you pay for other Azure services.
The 8000 series is accompanied by the StorSimple Cloud Appliances. These virtual appliances run in Azure and can only be installed after activating an appliance.
Introducing: a new subscription purchase option for StorSimple 8000 series
A new subscription option for StorSimple 8000 series and Cloud Appliance is now available. Under an Enterprise Agreement, Enterprise Subscription, Enrollment for Education Solutions, and Server and Cloud Enrollment, you can subscribe to StorSimple and get standard support for a fixed annual fee. There won’t be any variable fees for usage of the device. Although charges for Azure storage and outbound data transfer are still billed separately.
This new option provides several benefits:
- Additional flexibility and simplicity in purchasing and using StorSimple.
- Lower StorSimple entry price relative to current Azure Storage Acceleration Programme, ASAP+.
- Significantly lower ongoing costs for storing large amounts of data compared to ASAP+.
Contact your Microsoft Account Team or get in touch with us directly on how to purchase the StorSimple 8000 series solution. Please note that the ASAP+ offer ends on 30 June 2017.
Support and SLA
We provide technical support for StorSimple solutions released to General Availability. Year one of StorSimple-related software and Microsoft Azure support is included in the annual subscription plans for StorSimple 8000-series hybrid storage arrays. Hardware support for the StorSimple 8000-series hybrid storage arrays and StorSimple 5000 and 7000-series appliances is provided by Seagate, which builds and distributes the hardware.
We guarantee at least 99.9% availability of the backup, cloud tiering and restore functionality of the StorSimple solutions. Availability is calculated over a monthly billing cycle. To learn more about our SLA, please visit the SLA page.