Effective April 1, 2015, a price decrease and pricing model change for Azure backup will provide your customers with the flexibility to use the most economical storage in Azure whilst aligning to how the industry changes for backup. The price for Azure Backup is now charged per server protected + storage vs a higher meter rate than storage across full data.
The Backup service will be charged based on the size of each protected instance per the below:
- 1) Small Instance Up to 50GB will be approximately $5/month + .02 cents per GB
- 2) Medium Instance 51 to 500GB will be approximately $10/month + .02 cents per GB
- 3) Large Instances for each 500 GB block will be approximately $10 per 500GB + .02 cents per GB
Note: approximate pricing is for Open Azure / Direct
Here is a quick summary of the new pricing model
Please reach out with any questions or go to the Azure Backup Page