Do I have to pay an additional ExpressRoute fee to Microsoft to access Office365 on ExpressRoute?

No. You will be billed the ExpressRoute monthly fee (including the premium add-on monthly fee) and the Office365 subscription charge; there is no additional fee for using this service.

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  • You may have additional charges from your service provider to enable connectivity to ExpressRoute. Please contact your service provider to learn about their pricing.

  • Yes. Please refer to the Office 365 page for guidance, recommendations and implementation steps for using ExpressRoute with Office 365. Office 365 licence must be obtained separately. You will need to purchase an ExpressRoute Premium circuit to use Office 365 with ExpressRoute. Moreover, you will be charged for data transfer (based on consumption) if you choose the ExpressRoute metered pricing plan. Please refer to the ExpressRoute Technical documentation page for more details

  • You can increase the port speed at any time without any disruption. You can decrease port speed by deleting the circuit under the existing pricing plan and recreating it under the new pricing plan. Please coordinate with your service provider to provision the new circuit

  • While the specific answer depends on the circuit size, usage and region, the Unlimited Data pricing option would be a better choice if you have high levels of utilisation, and the Metered Data pricing option would be preferable for low levels of utilisation.

  • ExpressRoute billing starts when a service key is issued to the customer, and it stops after (1) a customer requests a circuit to be deleted AND (2) the Exchange Provider or Network Service Provider has de-provisioned the circuit.

  • A sub-region is the lowest level geo-location that you may select to deploy your applications and associated data. For ExpressRoute, the following regions correspond to Zones 1, 2, 3 and Government: Zone 1: West US, East US, North Central US, South Central US, East US 2, Central US, West Europe, North Europe, France Central, France South, Canada East, Canada Central Zone 2: East Asia, Southeast Asia, Australia East, Australia Southeast, Japan East, Japan West, Korea Central, Korea South, India South, India West, India Central Zone 3: Brazil South Government Zone: US Gov. Iowa, US Gov. Virginia