Azure Front Door pricing

Fast, reliable and secure cloud CDN with intelligent threat protection

Azure Front Door offers a range of security, acceleration, global load balancing and caching solutions operating at the network edge, to fit your scale, performance and budget needs. Azure Front Door product family comprises of Azure Front Door and Azure Front Door Standard/Premium (Preview)​

Azure Front Door Standard/Premium (Preview) pricing

Azure Front Door Standard/Premium (Preview) is a secure cloud CDN service to accelerate content delivery while protecting apps, APIs, and websites from cyberthreats. Azure Front Door Standard/Premium (Preview) combines capabilities from traditional CDN, global load balancing, dynamic site acceleration and security, including Azure Web Application Firewall(WAF) and DDoS. ​

Azure Front Door Standard SKU is content delivery optimized, offering both static and dynamic content acceleration, global load balancing, SSL offload, domain and certificate management, enhanced traffic analytics, and basic security capabilities.​

Azure Front Door premium SKU builds on capabilities of the standard SKU, and adds extensive security capabilities across WAF, BOT protection, Azure Private Link support, integration with Microsoft Threat Intelligence, and security analytics. WAF pricing is included in Premium SKU. ​

Azure Front Door Standard/Premium(Preview) billing is based on the following pricing dimensions:​

  1. Base Fees (i.e., fixed charge calculated on hourly basis)​
  2. Inbound data transfers from POPs to Origin
  3. Outbound data transfers (i.e., data going out of Front Door POPs to the client)
  4. Requests incoming from client to Front Door POPs

Base fees (Billed hourly and only for number of hours used)​

Monthly price*
Standard SKU $17.5
Premium SKU $165
*At public preview, price is discounted at 50%. Premium SKU includes WAF at no additional cost​

Outbound Data Transfer* (same price for Standard and Premium SKU)​

Outbound Data Transfer North America, Europe Asia Pacific (including Japan) South America Australia India
First 10 TB /Month $0.0825 per GB $0.115 per GB $0.11 per GB $0.112 per GB $0.13 per GB
Next 40 TB (10-50 TB) /Month $0.0651 per GB $0.0975 per GB $0.0825 per GB $0.094 per GB $0.095 per GB
Next 100 TB (50-150 TB) /Month $0.0561 per GB $0.089 per GB $0.075 per GB $0.085 per GB $0.085 per GB
Over 150TB/Month​ Contact Us Contact Us Contact Us Contact Us Contact Us
*Data transferred from an origin in Azure data center to Front Door POPs is at no additional charge​

Inbound Data Transfer to Origin (same price for Standard and Premium SKU)​

Inbound Data Transfer​ North America, Europe Asia Pacific (including Japan) South America Australia India
All Data Transfer $0.02 per GB $0.06 per GB $0.125 per GB $0.08 per GB $0.16 per GB

Request Pricing

Standard SKU

Request pricing (per 10,000 requests)​ North America, Europe Asia Pacific (including Japan) South America Australia India
First 100 million requests​ $0.01 $0.012 $0.022 $0.0125 $0.012
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Premium SKU (includes WAF at no additional cost)​

Request Pricing for All HTTP Methods (per 10,000) North America, Europe Asia Pacific (including Japan) South America Australia India
First 100 million requests​ $0.016 $0.018 $0.028 $0.0185 $0.018
Over 100 million requests​ Contact Us Contact Us Contact Us Contact Us Contact Us

Azure Front Door pricing

Azure Front Door is a global, scalable entry-point that uses the Microsoft global edge network to create fast, secure, and widely scalable web applications. ​

Azure Front Door billing is based on the following pricing dimensions:

  1. Outbound data transfers (i.e., data going out of Front Door POPs to the client)
  2. Inbound data transfers (i.e., data coming into Front Door POPs from the client)
  3. Routing Rules (i.e., the number of routes configured for your Front Door). Each route is a distinct combination of http/https protocol, front-end hosts/domains, and path patterns.
Outbound Data Transfers North America, Europe1 Asia Pacific (including Japan)1 South America1 Australia1 India1
First 10 TB /Month $0.17 per GB $0.25 per GB $0.5 per GB $0.28 per GB $0.34 per GB
Next 40 TB (10-50 TB) /Month $0.15 per GB $0.22 per GB $0.426 per GB $0.24 per GB $0.29 per GB
Next 100 TB (50-150 TB) /Month $0.13 per GB $0.19 per GB $0.36 per GB $0.2 per GB $0.245 per GB
Over 150 TB /Month Contact Us Contact Us Contact Us Contact Us Contact Us
1 Minimum response size of 2KB will be billed. Please refer to the FAQ below for additional detail.

 

Routing Rules Price per Unit Pricing Unit
First 5 routing rules $0.03 Per Hour
Per additional routing rule $0.012 Per Hour

 

Inbound Data Transfers
$0.01 per GB

 

Frontend Hosts or Custom Domains Price per Unit Pricing Unit
First 100 domains Free Per month
Per additional domain $5 Per month

Web Application Firewall (WAF) with Azure Front Door and CDN Pricing1

WAF pricing includes monthly fixed charges and request based processing charges. There is a monthly charge for each policy and add-on charges for Custom Rules and Managed Rulesets as configured in the policy.

Policy Price Per Unit Pricing Unit
$5 Per month

 

Custom Rules Price per Unit Pricing Unit
Rules $1 Per month
Requests Processed $0.6 Per million requests

 

Managed Ruleset Price per Unit Pricing Unit
Default Ruleset $20 Per month
Requests Processed $1 Per million requests

Support & SLA

  • Previews are provided “as-is,” “with all faults,” and “as available,” and are excluded from the service level agreements and limited warranty. Previews may not be covered by customer support.
  • We provide technical support for all Azure services released to General Availability, including Azure Front Door, through Azure support, starting at $29/month. Billing and subscription management support is provided at no cost.
  • We guarantee that at least 99.99% of the time Azure Front Door will respond to client requests and deliver the requested content without error. We will review and accept data from any commercially reasonable independent measurement system that you choose to monitor your content. You must select a set of agents from the measurement system’s list of standard agents that are generally available and represent at least five geographically diverse locations in major worldwide metropolitan areas. For more details, see the SLA.

FAQ

  • The following geographic areas correspond to the zones for Azure Front Door as listed above.

    • Zone 1—North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa
    • Zone 2—Asia Pacific (including Japan)
    • Zone 3—South America
    • Zone 4—Australia
    • Zone 5—India
  • Yes, there is a minimum response size that you will be billed for. For any traffic sent through Azure Front Door, you will be billed for a minimum response size of 2KB which maps to your outbound data transfers. If the response size for a given request is less than 2KB, you will still be billed for 2KB.

  • Current Azure Front Door service restricts the number of custom domains to 100. This addition will allow customers to expand beyond 100 for $5 per additional domain.
  • For Azure Front Door, the cost of accessing data from Azure backends and transferring to Azure Front Door is not included in Azure Front Door pricing, it is based on regular data transfer charges as described on bandwidth pricing page.
  • Hourly. The Base fee is prorated for the number of hours used. ​

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