Azure Stack Pricing

 

Why Microsoft Azure Stack pricing/service charges are typically lower than Azure prices? The term “A cloud in your data center” explains that azure stack doesn’t avail an additional data center. While Azure being a cloud platform requires data center outside your organization, which includes all of the operational costs of data center.

SUBSCRIPTION AND LICENSING OF AZURE STACK

Azure Stack has an interesting business model, uses subscription price much like Azure. you pay only for what you use, just like Azure. You can pay per hour or per month, with a Base VM charge of $0.008/vCPU/hour or $6/vCPU/month). You can also use your existing Windows Server or Linux licenses. If you don’t have any licenses, then a Windows Server VM charge at $0.046/vCPU/hour or $34/vCPU/month. Similar pricing is for storage and for the Azure App Services, based on vCPU usage. As expected, it’s cheaper than Azure’s pricing for similar features, but here you’re paying for the hardware yourself, and that’s not going to come cheap. The biggest advantages of cloud services has been a shift from capital to operational expenditure. And Azure Stack is introducing that same model in house.

To get the estimate price of what you use, you can always use pricing calculator at https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/

To get the estimate price of what you use, you can always use pricing calculator at https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/