Import/Export Pricing

Azure Import/Export service enables you to transfer large amounts of data to and from Azure using hard disk drives, so it's faster and more cost effective for moving big data sets than transferring the data over internet. It enables you to transfer data to Azure by the secure transport of hard disk drives to our data centers, and by using our high-speed, secure internal network.

Pricing details

Device handling$- flat fee per storage device handled. No data transfer charge between the device and Azure Storage within the same datacenter. Regular Azure Storage transaction charges apply.

Return shipping of devices—The customer's carrier account will be charged for any return shipping charges incurred.

Support & SLA

  • We provide technical support for all Azure services released to general availability, including Import/Export, through Azure Support, starting at $29/month. Billing and subscription management support is provided at no cost.
  • We currently do not provide an SLA for Import/Export.


  • Standard Storage pricing applies once the data is stored in Azure Storage after Import.


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