Azure for BizSpark Plus

This restricted offer provides certain qualified BizSpark members heavily discounted access to Azure.

Discounted Usage

Microsoft provides qualifying members $10000 in monetary credit per month for twelve months towards a BizSpark member's use of Azure at the publicly-available Pay-As-You-Go rates. The choice is now yours on how you use your Azure credits. Use them on any Azure service based on your needs including, Virtual Machines, Websites, Cloud Services, Mobile Services, Storage, SQL Database, HDInsight, Media Services, and many more.

Use up to your monthly Azure credits at no charge, any usage each month in excess of the monthly credits will be charged at the Pay-As-You-Go rates. You can choose to turn on your Spending Limit, which will disable your service for that month once you exceed your monthly credits so you will not be charged. Read more about the Spending Limit feature.

Any unused monthly credits cannot be carried over to subsequent months and cannot be transferred to other Azure subscriptions. Any taxes which may result from receiving services at no charge are the sole responsibility of the recipient. At the end of the 12 months, you will be transitioned to the Pay-As-You-Go offer. Azure credits cannot be applied to third party services (e.g. Oracle).  If the Spending Limit has been removed, charges will be incurred at the Pay-As-You-Go rates.  If the Spending Limit is set at $0, your subscription will be suspended upon using the third party service.You will be notified at least 30 days in advance of any changes to the rates.

Exclusions

Azure Credits may not be used to purchase Azure support plans, Visual Studio Team Services services, third-party branded products, products sold through Marketplace, or products otherwise sold separately from Azure (for example, Microsoft Azure Active Directory Premium).

Payment Options

Credit or debit cards only, 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.

Cancellation Policy

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

Offer Availability

This offer is available to customers located in one of the following countries/regions and will be billed in the currency noted:

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