29 March 2023
March is all about expanding existing capabilities, like configuring scheduled alerts for built-in views in Cost analysis, getting additional details about included costs in the Cost analysis preview, and remembering preview features that you previously enabled. You'll also see 9 new and updated cost savings opportunities, 1 new video, and 9 doc updates. Enjoy!
02 March 2023
February brings exciting news as Microsoft joins the FinOps Foundation, Azure pricing pages get a slew of updates, and tag inheritance gets an API update.
14 February 2023
Microsoft has joined the FinOps Foundation as a premier member and has joined the Governing Board defining the strategy and vision of the organization.
31 January 2023
January is always exciting, and this year is no different with the general availability of EA account management for indirect customers, recent and pinned views in the Cost analysis preview, 3 new preview features, 7 new ways to save, 1 video, and 6 doc updates.
20 December 2022
In some ways, 2022 is what we expected out of 2021. Perhaps it’s better late than never, but the world is beginning to get back to normal—albeit a new normal where hybrid work is a default rather than an exception for many of us. In this new world, demands on our time have increased exponentially, making it more critical than ever to focus on maximizing value, return on investment, and cloud efficiencies. And that’s exactly what you saw as we doubled down on savings opportunities in 2022.
29 November 2022
What better way to go into the holiday season than with a long-awaited, major new preview for Cost Management tag inheritance. Add new cost recommendations for VM scale sets and 3 new preview features in the Cost analysis preview on top of 8 new and updated offers to help you save, 76 cost-related sessions from Ignite, and 7 key doc updates and there's quite a bit to sink your teeth into from November.
26 October 2022
Get ready to amp up your savings! October is all about cost optimization with Azure savings plans—a more flexible way to save by pre-committing to hourly usage—the GA of the Azure Advisor score, Azure Migrate improvements, automation with Microsoft Syntex and Power Platform, and 9 other new or updated offers to help you save. You'll also learn how to group related AVD costs with 2 new videos and see 2 doc updates.
28 September 2022
New in September are support for budgets in the Azure mobile app, cost savings insights in the cost analysis preview, and new licensing benefits for partners. Add 7 new GA updates and 3 doc updates and you have another great month.
31 August 2022
August brings simplified billing account management for organizations with multiple tenants, a new way to discover updates in Cost Management, 15 new and updated ways to save in Azure, and 3 new doc updates.
02 August 2022
July brought a new, generally available Cost Details API for on-demand data downloads. If you use cost APIs for automation or integration, you'll want to check that out! We also added three new preview features, four new ways to save, and five documentation updates.