Azure DevTest Labs
Quickly create environments using reusable templates and artifacts
Use DevTest Labs for free*
- Quickly provision development and test environments
- Minimise waste with quotas and policies
- Set automated shutdowns to minimise costs
- Build Windows and Linux environments
*Azure DevTest Labs is a free service. However, you will be charged for other Azure resources that are created in DevTest Labs. For example, you will be charged for the virtual machines that are created in DevTest Labs per our virtual machine pricing.
Self-service cost control
Provide self-service cloud environments without the worry. Lab policies and thresholds help to effortlessly minimise costs.
Quick custom templates
Set up your virtual machine with your dev tools and your latest build in a few clicks, and share reusable templates across your team.
Works with your CI/CD tools
Create environments directly from your continuous integration (CI) tools using our plug-ins, REST API or Visual Studio Team Services extension.
Integrate with your existing toolchain
Tailor to your scenario
- Centrally manage development environments across your team or organisation.
- Conduct compatibility and automated testing with reusable environment templates.
- Provide virtual machines for hackathons that automatically expire after the event.
- Use the service for different scenarios to suit your needs.
Why trust Azure DevTest Labs?
Microsoft invests more than USD 1 billion annually on cybersecurity research and development.
We employ more than 3,500 security experts dedicated to data security and privacy.
Azure has more certifications than any other cloud provider. View the comprehensive list.
Azure DevTest Labs pricing
Visual Studio subscribers can save up to 75% on Azure to support your ongoing development and testing.
Customers using Azure DevTest Labs
Shell gives developers freedom to create, and reduces IT costs with dev-test solution in the cloud
"Our build times are five times faster now that we use Azure DevTest Labs.... Developers get much quicker feedback, so they can test code repeatedly and identify and fix more errors."Johan Krebbers, IT Chief Technology Officer, Royal Dutch Shell
Daimler embraces the cloud to innovate faster
"Since using Azure DevTest Labs, we've seen our developer onboarding process drop from weeks to hours. We just send developers a link, and they get instant access to Azure Virtual Machines, Microsoft Visual Studio Team Services, and needed open-source tools."Peter Rothlaender, Manager of Cloud Solutions, Daimler
Icertis enhances security of cloud-based enterprise contract management solution
"Our customers demand the highest levels of data encryption and application and infrastructure security. From the day we launched, we've taken advantage of the enterprise-grade security features built into the Azure platform to help provide the level of security our customers expect…"Monish Darda, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, Icertis
Healthcare system transforms online services into a friendly digital experience
"As a team, we're focused on high-quality solutions and speed. Choosing Azure was a very transformative decision for us."Jamey Shiels, Vice President Digital Experience, Aurora Health Care
Risk manager reduces its own risks by protecting data in the cloud
"By using Azure for dev/test, we get predictable costs and pay for the resources by the hour. By comparison, it can take a month to get dev/test hardware provisioned on premises, and that's assuming you have the datacenter space."Vineel Palla, Cloud Systems Engineer, RMS