Consumption for Partners


This is a special offer for members of the Microsoft Partner Network which requires no minimum fee.  You pay only for what you use of Cloud Services, storage, data transfers, SQL Databases, Content Delivery Network, Access Control transactions, Caching and Service Bus.

Offer Pricing


Compute1 Access Control
Extra small instance: $0.019 per hour $1.891 per 1,00,000 transactions
Small instance (default): $0.114 per hour  
Medium instance: $0.228 per hour  
Large instance: $0.456 per hour  
Extra large instance: $0.912 per hour  

SQL Database 2

Database Size Price Per Database Per Month
0 to 100 MB Flat $4.745
Greater than 100 MB to 1 GB Flat $9.49
Greater than 1 GB to 10 GB $9.49 for first GB, $3.796 for each additional GB
Greater than 10 GB to 50 GB $43.654 for first 10 GB, $1.898 for each additional GB
Great than 50 GB to 150 GB $119.574 for first 50 GB, $0.949 for each additional GB

This offer provides discounts to the services listed. All other pricing may be found on the Pay-As-You-Go pricing page.

1 Compute hours are calculated based on the number of hours that your application is deployed. Details on different compute sizes are summarised on our Pricing page.

2 You are billed per database in the next whole gigabyte increment if your database size is greater than 1 GB. SQL Azure is available in two editions: Web and Business. The Web Edition supports up to a 5 GB maximum T-SQL based relational database. The Business Edition supports up to a 150 GB maximum size T-SQL-based relational database.

Payment Options

Only credit cards will be accepted, unless previously approved for invoice. Please note that we do not accept prepaid and virtual credit cards.

More details on pricing and billing can be found on our Pricing page.

Pricing Details

Our Overage Pricing, except for Azure storage and data transfers and the price per Base Unit reflect a 5% discount for Microsoft Partner Network members.

You will be notified at least 30 days in advance of any changes to the above Pay-As-You-Go rates.

New services may be added periodically to the Azure platform. You would only be charged if you elect to use the new services.

Any taxes which may result from receiving services at no charge are the sole responsibility of the recipient.

Cancellation Policy

You may cancel at any time. Payment is required for any outstanding fees incurred.

Offer Availability

This offer is no longer available for purchase.

Limits, Quotas and Constraints

Please refer to this document for a list of common Microsoft Azure limits, quotas and constraints.

The following monthly usage quotas are applied. If you need more than these limits, please contact customer service at any time so that we can understand your needs and adjust these limits appropriately.

Service Level Agreements

We offer a set of robust service level agreements for each of the Azure platform services. More details on each of our SLAs can be found on our SLA page. Service level agreements are not provided for services during preview.

Resource Commitment

All increases in usage levels of service resources (e.g. adding to the number of compute instances running or increasing the amount of storage in use) are subject to the availability of these service resources. Any quota described in the Limits, Quotas and Constraints section is not a commitment that there will be sufficient resources available for you to reach the quota.

For any subscriptions of this offer that are not incurring charges and are inactive for more than 90 days, we reserve the right to remove any compute resources including hosted service(s), virtual machines and websites. Please note that no data would be deleted and customers can redeploy at any time. We will also provide advance notice prior to removing any compute resources.

You can also avoid having your compute resources removed by doing either of the following every 90 days:

  1. Log into either the Azure portal or the new Microsoft Azure portal
  2. Access your resources via our Azure APIs