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Azure support

Support options to meet your needs, whether you are getting started or already deploying business-critical workloads on Azure.

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Trial, testing and development

If you’re using Azure in a non-production environment or just trying it out, the Developer plan provides unlimited technical support during business hours.

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Production workloads

When you’re running a production workload on Azure and need a fast response, the Standard plan provides you with unlimited technical support 24/7.

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Business-critical functions

If you need faster response times, advisory services and high-severity incident escalation management from a collaborative account management team, choose Professional Direct support.

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If you need company-wide support across Azure and other Microsoft technologies, consider Premier Support.

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Azure Service Health

Get personalised guidance and support for when issues in Azure services affect you.


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Support community

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Documentation and guides

Explore get started guides, SDKs, tools, documentation and more.

Azure Advisor

Get personalised recommendations to optimise your Azure resources.

Support FAQs

Understand Azure support plans, terminology and how to use support.

Learn about billing

Get tips for monitoring usage and understanding your bill.

Issues signing up

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