Azure Hybrid Benefit

Bring Windows Server and SQL Server on-premises licenses with Software Assurance to Azure

  • Migrate your workloads to Azure, the best cloud for Windows Server and SQL Server
  • AWS is 5 times more expensive than Azure for Windows Server and SQL Server*
  • Apply savings across Azure Virtual Machines, Azure SQL Database PaaS services and Azure Dedicated Host
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AWS is 5 times more expensive than Azure for Windows Server and SQL Server

Achieve the lowest cost of ownership when you combine the Azure Hybrid Benefit, reservation pricing and extended security updates.

  • Receive free extended security updates when you migrate your Windows Server and SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 workloads to Azure virtual machines.
  • Save when you prepay your compute capacity on a one- or three-year term with reservation pricing, which not only improves budget forecasting but also provides flexibility to exchange or cancel should business needs change.

Azure Hybrid Benefit Savings Calculator

Enter the number of core licences you own that are covered with active Software Assurance or Windows Server Subscriptions

Enter planned Azure deployment of Windows Virtual Machines

Eligible Virtual Machines based on instance size selection

Enter the number of SQL Server license cores with Software Assurance

Enter planned Azure deployment of SQL Server Instances

Save up to 85% by combining the Windows Server and SQL Server Licenses you already own

Eligible Virtual Machines with SQL Server Enterprise edition based on your Instance selection