As April comes to a close, you'll find new summarized totals in the cost analysis preview, the ability to download Azure prices as a ZIP file, six new and updated previews, a whopping 17 new ways to save, and a few new videos and doc updates.
The Enterprise Agreement billing account management experience in the Azure portal is now generally available, there are two new preview features (including anomaly alerts), nine new and updated offers to save money on Azure, and four documentation updates.
February expanded the anomaly detection preview to all subscriptions, introduced two new GA offers to save money, two new learning resources, and one documentation update.
2022 starts out strong with Cost Management in the Microsoft 365 admin center and a new multitasking experience in the cost analysis preview on top of 7 new ways to save, 6 new videos, and 4 documentation updates.
As we mentioned last year, 2021 was all about modernization and transition to Microsoft Customer Agreement. While many of those investments are still in the early stages, you also saw many improvements across the board – from improved management experiences to richer reporting, from more proactive alerting to many, many ways to reduce costs in Azure. Read on for a sneak peek at what's coming in 2022.
November comes to a close with the long-awaited ability to subscribe to scheduled cost emails, new cost recommendations for Azure Data Explorer and Cosmos DB, and 10 new cost saving opportunities, and 11 documentation updates. Enjoy!
October ushers Cost Management and Billing into a new world – from coverage of Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365, and more to a new tool that helps you reduce cost and manage your on-prem licenses. You can also update your address or purchase order number on existing invoices or try an early preview of subscription cost anomaly detection. All this plus 12 new cost-saving options, 3 new videos, and 7 documentation updates. We hope you're as excited about what the future holds as we are!
This is an exciting month for organizations using Azure reservations – you can now scope your reservations to a management group for even more savings. You'll also find a new cost view optimized around the products and services you use, new previews in Cost Management Labs for scheduled emails and better multitasking, as well as 7 new savings opportunities and video and documentation updates. Read on for the details and let us know what you think!
As August comes to a close, you'll find new download options available from the cost analysis preview and quick access to common subscription and resource group operations in Configuration. You'll also see the general availability of Azure Government Top Secret and improved migration and modernization tools and programs as well as the 14 new cost saving options and 3 documentation updates. Lots of great stuff!
We're back with the usuals this month with an improved management experience, 9 new ways to save money with Azure, 3 videos, and 5 documentation updates. Stay tuned for even more next month!