Azure Stack HCI pricing

Run your production workloads on hybrid, familiar hyperconverged infrastructure

Azure Stack HCI is hyperconverged infrastructure host from Microsoft – now delivered as an Azure hybrid service. Run Windows and Linux virtual machines on-premises on a host platform that is IT friendly and is managed by you with existing tools, processes, and skillsets.

Azure Stack HCI is priced on a per core basis on your on-premises server.

Instance Timing Price
Azure Stack HCI Monthly service fee $-/physical core/month
Azure Stack HCI offers a free trial for the first 30 days after registration. You will be charged the monthly service fee after your first 30 days using the service.

How to buy Azure Stack HCI

There are two options to buy Azure Stack HCI software. Please note that an Azure subscription is required to complete the full set-up on your server hardware.

Option 1: Buy a validated hardware solution from one of our partners with Azure Stack HCI software pre-installed. Browse solutions.

Option 2: Install Azure Stack HCI software with free 30-day trial built-in on new or repurposed hardware (must match capability of a solution in Azure Stack HCI catalog). Download software.


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Azure Stack HCI pricing

  • You will be billed for all the physical processor cores on your cluster on a daily basis as long as your cluster is registered with the HCI service. When cores are counted, multi-threading is not included in the count. For example, if you have an 8 cores cluster that is registered October 1 – October 15, you will be billed for 8 cores * 15 days.
  • For Windows and paid version of Linux, guests are licensed separately.
  • No, the subscription is for the host software only. If you want to run Azure Stack HCI on new hardware, please visit and contact your preferred vendor on that site.


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