Azure Cost Management and Billing
Manage your cloud spending with confidence
Get a full set of cloud cost management capabilities
Monitor cloud spend
Track resource usage and manage cloud costs across all your clouds with a single, unified view while accessing rich operational and financial insights to make informed decisions.
Drive organisational accountability
Implement governance policies for effective enterprise cloud cost management and increase accountability with cost allocation and chargebacks.
Optimise cloud efficiency
Improve the return on your cloud investment by using continuous cost optimisation and industry best practices.
Manage your Azure and AWS spending
Manage costs across Azure and AWS from a single location. Get insights based on data from both clouds to simplify your cost management processes.
Unmatched security and compliance to keep your data safe and consistently accessible
Microsoft Cost Management pricing
Microsoft Cost Management for Azure is available at no additional cost. Microsoft Cost Management for AWS is charged at 1 percent of the total AWS managed spend at general availability, and free during preview.
Documentation and training
Documentation and quickstarts
Microsoft engineers walk you through the Microsoft Cost Management features.Watch videos
Azure billing documentation
<p>Learn how to manage your Azure billing account including granting others access, viewing and downloading your invoice and usage data, paying your invoice and other billing-related actions.</p>Learn More
The Total Economic Impact™ Of Microsoft Cost Management—a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting
Learn about the real-life financial impacts and business benefits that companies experienced by using Microsoft Cost Management.
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Community and Azure support
Optimise and save more
Learn to optimise your costs from a consolidated set of resources available to you in one place to help you take control over your spending needs. Learn more by visiting Cost Optimization.
Over 70 percent of Azure enterprise customers are using Microsoft Cost Management
Global energy management leader uses Microsoft Cost Management to monitor cloud costs
"We see value in Microsoft Cost Management added as a service on the Azure portal, as we can now view cost information under a single pane of glass."Alexis Chauvin, Ops Tech Lead, IoT & Digital Transformation, Schneider Electric
Microsoft Cost Management updates, blogs, and announcements
28 June, 2022Microsoft Cost Management updates – June 2022
1 February, 2022Azure Cost Management and Billing updates – January 2022
4 January, 2022Azure Cost Management and Billing 2021 year in review
Frequently asked questions about Microsoft Cost Management
No, Microsoft Cost Management is on by default for Microsoft Enterprise Agreement and Pay-As-You-Go customers.
Microsoft Cost Management should be ready for Cloud Solution Providers in the second half of 2019.
Microsoft Cost Management includes Azure service and third-party Azure Marketplace usage, and purchases including reservations. All costs are based on your negotiated prices, and data is refreshed every four hours. Learn more about Microsoft Cost Management data.