Azure pricing

No upfront costs. Only pay for what you use.

Microsoft Azure allows you to quickly deploy infrastructures and services to meet all of your business needs. You can run Windows and Linux based applications in 36 Azure datacenter regions, delivered with enterprise grade SLAs.

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Pricing details

Estimate your expected monthly bill using our Pricing Calculator, and track your actual account usage and bill at any time using the billing portal. Set up automatic email billing alerts to be notified if your spend goes above an amount you configure.

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Quickly compare the total cost of ownership (TCO) of your on-premises infrastructure with a comparable Azure deployment using our TCO Calculator and estimate savings you can realize by moving to Azure.

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Detailed pricing information

Support for billing/subscription questions is included for free. Technical support plans are also available.

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Flexible purchase options

Azure is available for purchase in 141 countries around the world, and we support billing in 24 currencies. You can purchase Azure resources using one of multiple ways:

Pay-As-You-Go Subscriptions

Pay-As-You-Go subscriptions are our most popular and flexible payment plan. There are no minimum purchases or commitments and you can cancel anytime. You can pay for them by credit-card as well as by invoice.

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Microsoft Resellers

Cloud Solution Provider

With the Cloud Solution Provider program, work directly with a partner to design and implement a solution that meets your unique needs.

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You can work with the same resellers that you already purchase Microsoft software from using the Open Volume License Program. If you already have purchased Azure from a reseller and have an Open license key, you can activate your Azure subscription or add more credits to it here.

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Enterprise Agreements

Large organizations often sign up for a Microsoft Enterprise Agreement (EA). By making an upfront usage commitment to Azure they earn several additional benefits—including flexible billing options and our very best prices.

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Azure Dev/Test Pricing

Discounted rates on Azure to support your ongoing development and testing. Options for individuals and for teams, including an option for Enterprise Agreement customers.

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Microsoft Azure Hybrid Benefit

Save up to 40 percent on Windows Server virtual machines. Windows Server customers with Software Assurance are eligible for this benefit.

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Enterprise Agreement Support Offer

From May 1, 2016, through June 30, 2018, Enterprise Agreement customers that have or intend to buy Microsoft Azure Services are eligible for support upgrades.

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Azure Government customers

US government entities are eligible to purchase Azure Government services from a licensing solution provider with no upfront financial commitment or directly through a Pay-As-You-Go online subscription.

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Azure Germany customers

Organizations located in the European Union (EU) or European Free Trade Association (EFTA) are eligible to purchase Microsoft Azure Germany services through Pay-As-You-Go subscription, Enterprise Agreement (EA), or an Azure partner.

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Visual Studio subscriber?

Subscribers get up to $1800 per year of additional Azure services

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Join the BizSpark program and get free Azure services

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Academic use?

Schools and institutions can receive special benefits

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