Optimize your cloud investments with confidence
Do more with less. Reduce costs and increase the efficiency of your cloud investments. Implement financial governance in your organization by focusing on visibility, accountability, and cost optimization.
Always on with continuous monitoring and reporting from the Azure portal
Best-in-class performance with data latency of eight hours or less
Tailored recommendations from Azure Advisor for cost optimization through reservations, rightsizing, and removing idle resources
Customization capabilities using Microsoft Power BI connectors and Cost Management APIs
Take advantage of next-generation AI capabilities
AI-powered functionality in Cost Management, now in preview, shows you cost details with key insights, forecasting, and reports and provides guidance to help you manage, grow, and optimize your cloud investments.
Understand your costs through visualization
Track usage, monitor expenses, isolate trends, and benefit from forecasting and cost analysis insights that lead to informed decisions.
Increase organizational accountability
Implement governance policies for effective cloud cost management and increase accountability with budgets and cost allocation.
Optimize cloud efficiency
Maximize the return on your cloud investment by using continuous cost optimization and industry best practices.
Comprehensive security and compliance, built in
Microsoft invests more than $1 billion annually on cybersecurity research and development.
We employ more than 3,500 security experts who are dedicated to data security and privacy.
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.
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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.
More than 70 percent of Azure enterprise customers are using Microsoft Cost Management
Microsoft Cost Management resources and documentation
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.
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Frequently asked questions about Microsoft Cost Management
The product is available in the Azure Portal and can also be accessed through APIs.
No, Microsoft Cost Management is on by default for Microsoft Enterprise Agreement and Pay-As-You-Go customers.
Microsoft Cost Management includes data from Azure services and third-party services purchased in the Azure Marketplace. All costs are based on your negotiated prices, and data is refreshed every four hours. Learn more about Microsoft Cost Management data.