Microsoft Cost Management
Monitor, allocate, and optimize cloud costs with transparency, accuracy, and efficiency
Optimize your cloud investments with confidence
Monitor cloud spending
Track resource usage and manage costs across all your clouds with a single, unified view, and access rich operational and financial insights to make informed decisions.
Increase organizational accountability
Implement governance policies for effective enterprise cloud cost management, and increase accountability with budgets, cost allocation, and chargebacks.
Optimize cloud efficiency
Improve the return on your cloud investment by using continuous cost optimization and industry best practices.
Manage your Azure and AWS spending
Manage costs across Azure and AWS from a single location. Get insights based on data from both clouds to simplify your cost management processes.
Unmatched security and compliance to keep your data safe and consistently accessible
Microsoft Cost Management pricing
Microsoft Cost Management for Azure is available at no additional cost. Microsoft Cost Management for AWS is charged at 1 percent of the total AWS managed spend at general availability, and free during preview.
Documentation and training
Developer documentation and quickstarts
Microsoft engineers walk you through the Microsoft Cost Management features.Watch videos
Azure billing documentation
Learn how to manage your billing account including granting others access, viewing and downloading your invoice and usage data, paying your invoice, and other billing-related actions.Learn more
The Total Economic Impact™ Of Microsoft Cost Management—a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Microsoft
Learn about the real-life financial impacts and business benefits that companies experienced by using Microsoft Cost Management.
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Community and Azure support
Optimize and save more
Learn to optimize your costs from a consolidated set of resources available to you in one place to help you take control over your spending needs. Learn more by visiting Cost Optimization.
Over 70 percent of Azure enterprise customers are using Microsoft Cost Management
Global energy management leader uses Microsoft Cost Management to monitor cloud costs
"We see value in Microsoft Cost Management added as a service on the Azure portal, as we can now view cost information under a single pane of glass."Alexis Chauvin, Ops Tech Lead, IoT & Digital Transformation, Schneider Electric
Microsoft Cost Management updates, blogs, and announcements
Frequently asked questions about Microsoft Cost Management
No, Microsoft Cost Management is on by default for Microsoft Enterprise Agreement and Pay-As-You-Go customers.
Microsoft Cost Management should be ready for Cloud Solution Providers in the second half of 2019.
Microsoft Cost Management includes Azure service and third-party Azure Marketplace usage, and purchases including reservations. All costs are based on your negotiated prices, and data is refreshed every four hours. Learn more about Microsoft Cost Management data.