Question

foldingspace on Thu, 01 Dec 2011 21:54:33


I was just wondering if Azure comes with significant discounts on volume usage, including CDN, outgoing bandwidth, compute instances, SQL Azure, and so on. I've recently read on this link http://www.microsoft.com/windowsazure/offers/MS-AZR-0021P?currency-locale=en-us that Azure Storage per GB costs less as storage commitment increases. As far as I know, Amazon has a similar pricing formula on S3 and other cloud offerings like the ones I mentioned before.

 


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MingXu-MSFT on Fri, 02 Dec 2011 06:39:45


Hi,

Yes, you will get discounts. I would like to suggest you to check the blog post on http://blogs.msdn.com/b/windowsazure/archive/2011/10/27/microsoft-lowers-storage-cost-for-blob-and-table-storage-in-windows-azure.aspx for more details.

If you have any questions about billing, you can also contact our customer support on https://support.microsoft.com/oas/default.aspx?prid=14234&st=1&wfxredirect=1&sd=gn.

 

Best Regards,

Ming Xu.

foldingspace on Fri, 02 Dec 2011 18:46:19


Hi Ming,

Just to be clear, does Azure offer discounts on other things like CDN, bandwidth, compute instances, and so on? If so, can I get a link to a blog post that talks about reduced pricing for volume usage?

MingXu-MSFT on Mon, 05 Dec 2011 11:56:19


Hi foldingspace,

  >> Just to be clear, does Azure offer discounts on other things like CDN, bandwidth, compute instances, and so on?

For the detailed information about pricing and discounts, I would recommend you to contact our customer support on https://support.microsoft.com/oas/default.aspx?prid=14234&st=1&wfxredirect=1&sd=gn. Currently this service is free.

 

Best Regards,

Ming Xu.

Stoychev on Wed, 07 Dec 2011 15:09:23


Hi foldingspace

I see that you are a MS Partner. Please contact your partner account manager and he can help you with that.

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