Azure benefits and incentives
Find special offers, benefits and incentives to help you migrate to Azure, optimise costs, learn new skills and grow your business
Get the most value from your cloud investment
No matter what your current or future goals are or what your level of familiarity is with cloud computing, Azure helps you at every stage of your cloud journey.
Start exploring Azure anytime by signing up for a free account—you will get free services and a $200 credit.
Lower your migration costs
Save on your Azure migration and get outstanding short-term and long-term cost performance for your resources, including your apps, data, servers and analytics.
Save big by bringing Windows Server and SQL Server on-premises licences to Azure. Offer now also applies to Red Hat and SUSE Linux.
Qualify for free Azure credit to help offset migration costs and accelerate your cloud journey with the right mix of guidance, resources and expert help.
Migrate 2008 and 2008 R2 server workloads to Azure and get three more years of security updates following end of support dates.
Save up to 52 percent by migrating on-premises big data workloads and qualify for a free migration assessment. Available until 31st December, 2021.
Grow your business
If you are already using Microsoft products and technologies—such as Microsoft 365 or Dynamics 365—discover new ways to expand your business capabilities, be more productive and get the right level of expert help when you need it.
Scan SQL Servers and Power BI tenants for free during the Microsoft Purview product preview.
Save to up 30 percent on compute costs on select virtual machines for up to 90 days. Must use the Microsoft native solution. Available until 31st December, 2021.
Get free standard support through 30th June, 2022, on Azure services purchased under a commercial contract through Microsoft.
Optimise your costs
Reduce your ongoing costs by right-sizing your Azure resources, reserving them in advance and taking advantage of special subscription offers.
Reduce costs up to 72 percent for select Azure services such as virtual machines by paying for them in advance—and pay monthly at no extra cost.
Ideal for interruptible workloads, get up to 90 percent off with Azure Spot VMs and never pay more than the max amount you set.
Azure for students, developers and nonprofits
Start putting your ideas into action and explore the world of cloud innovation with Azure offers, credit and free services.
Teachers and students can qualify for low-cost subscriptions on pro developer tools, software and services.
Try Azure for free
Experiment and build with free cloud services and $200 to explore Azure for 30 days.
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