Azure Hybrid-förmån

Save big on Azure by using your existing on-premises Windows Server and SQL Server licenses on the cloud with no additional cost.

Azure Hybrid Benefit is a licensing benefit that helps you to significantly reduce the costs of running your workloads in the cloud. It works by letting you use your on-premises Software Assurance-enabled Windows Server and SQL Server licenses on Azure. And now, this benefit applies to RedHat and SUSE Linux subscriptions, too.

  • AWS är fem gånger dyrare än Azure för Windows Server och SQL Server*

  • Spara upp till 85 % jämfört med standardpriser för betala per användning genom att ta dina lokala Windows Server- och SQL Server-licenser till Azure

  • Få låg ägandekostnad genom att kombinera Azure Hybrid-förmånen, reservationspris och utökade säkerhetsuppdateringar

Why Azure Hybrid Benefit?

SQL Server

Only on Azure can you:

  • Maximize savings by using Azure Hybrid Benefit for both Windows Server and SQL Server workloads.
  • Use existing SQL Server licenses in platform as a service (PaaS) environments.
  • Apply to SQL Server 1 to 4 vCPUs exchange: For every 1 core of SQL Server Enterprise Edition, you get 4 vCPUs of SQL Managed Instance or Azure SQL Database business critical tier, or 4 vCPUs of SQL Server Standard edition on Azure VMs.
  • Help meet compliance requirements with unlimited virtualization on Azure Dedicated Host.
  • Get 180 days of dual-use rights between on-premises and Azure.

SQL Server savings example

  • Savings based on 8-Core D13 v2 VM in East US 2 region.
  • Savings are calculated from full price (license included) for SQL Server Enterprise edition VM against reduced rate (applying Azure Hybrid Benefit for SQL Server and Windows Server), which excludes Software Assurance costs for SQL Server and Windows Server, which may vary based on EA agreement.
  • Actual savings may vary based on region, instance size and compute family.
  • Prices as of June 5, 2018, subject to change.

Läs om att använda Azure Hybrid-förmånen för PaaS-tjänster i Azure SQL Database

Windows Server

Only on Azure can you:

  • Use Windows Server license assignment in the cloud.
  • Get 180 days of dual-use rights between on-premises and the cloud.

Windows Server savings example

  • 744 hours/month for 12 months.
  • US East 2 region rate as of October 09, 2017.
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise rate for US East 2 as of Oct 09, 2017.
  • Software Assurance cost (Level A) for one 2-proc Windows Server Standard license or 16 cores as of Oct 09, 2017.

Läs om att distribuera nya virtuella datorer med Azure Hybrid-förmånen för Windows Server


Use your pre-existing on-premises Red Hat or SUSE software subscriptions on Azure. Only on Azure can you:

  • Pay only for your VM infrastructure costs. The software fee is already covered by your existing subscription and applies to all Azure Marketplace Red Hat Enterprise Linux and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server pay-as-you-go images.
  • Save time with seamless post-deployment conversions—there's no need for production redeployment.
  • Lower your ongoing operational costs with automatic image maintenance, updates, and patches.
  • Enjoy the convenience of unified user interface integration between the Azure Portal and CLI, as well as scalable batch conversions.
  • Get the cloud's only co-located technical support from Azure, Red Hat, and SUSE with just one ticket.

Learn how to apply Azure Hybrid Benefit for Linux VMs

Kalkylator för besparingar med Azure Hybrid-förmånen

Ange antalet kärnlicenser du har som täcks av Software Assurance eller Windows Server-prenumerationer

Ange planerad Azure-distribution av virtuella Windows-datorer

Berättigade virtuella datorer baserat på val av instansstorlek

Ange antalet SQL Server-licenskärnor med Software Assurance

Ange planerad Azure-distribution av SQL Server-instanser

Spara upp till 85 % genom att kombinera de Windows Server- och SQL Server-licenser som du redan äger

Berättigat Virtual Machines med SQL Server Enterprise Edition baserat på ditt val av instans