Can I use Azure for free?

With an Azure free account, you get 12 months of popular services for free, a USD200 credit to explore any Azure service for 30 days, plus more than 25 services that are always free. Create your free account here.

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  • You get easy access to Azure Support by going online to the Azure portal and submitting a support request. Access to subscription management and billing support is included with your Microsoft Azure subscription, and technical support is provided through one of the Azure Support Plans. For step-by-step guidance for the Azure portal, see How to create an Azure support request. Alternatively, you can create and manage your support tickets programmatically using the Azure Support ticket REST API.

  • We have designed our Azure Support plans to meet different business needs. Paid support plans provide access to Technical Support for break-fix issues on a 24x7 basis. Higher tiers of support plans offer faster initial response times and access to Advisory support, Configuration Optimization Reviews, and other benefits. More information about the existing support plans can be found at the Azure Support Plans page.

    Azure Stack Hub is covered by the Standard, Pro Direct and Premier support plans.

  • Yes. Azure Stack Hub is an extension of Azure and the support for Azure Stack Hub is included in the Standard, Professional Direct, and Premier paid support plans. Please note that Stack is not included in the Developer paid support plan.

  • Yes. Active Visual Studio Enterprise subscribers get one private pipeline included in Team Services accounts in which they are a member. You will see one private pipeline per Visual Studio Enterprise subscriber added in your Team Services account. Click Settings, and go to the Build and Release page. Learn more about Private Pipelines.

  • No, there is no charge for data transfer within a virtual network