Keep your budget in check with low-cost, per-second billing. You only pay for the compute time you use
Scale from one to thousands of VM instances in minutes with Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets
Encrypt sensitive data, protect VMs from malicious threats, secure network traffic, and meet regulatory and compliance requirements
Choose Linux or Windows. Deploy your own VM image or download images from the Azure Marketplace
Reduce costs—up to 72 percent compared to pay-as-you-go prices—with term pricing through Azure Reserved Virtual Machine Instances. Re-use your on-premises licenses to run Windows Server VMs on Azure with Azure Hybrid Benefit and combine RIs with Azure Hybrid Benefit to save up to 80 percent. Take advantage of spot pricing on Azure VMs and VMSS to run interruptible workloads at deep discounts compared to pay as you go rates. Optimize your cloud spend with Azure Cost Management. Get three more years of free extended security updates for Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 when you migrate to Azure.