Q&A: What are the UK prices for the Windows Azure Platform

Note: Cross posted from IUpdateable from Eric Nelson.


Lots of folks keep asking me for UK prices and to be fair it does take a little work to find them (You need to start here and bring up this pop up)

Hence for simplicity, I have copied them here (as of Jan 29th 2010).

Note that there are several rates available. The following is “Windows Azure Platform Consumption”

Windows Azure


  • Small instance (default): £0.0728 per hour
  • Medium instance: £0.1455 per hour
  • Large instance: £0.291 per hour
  • Extra large instance: £0.5819 per hour


  • £0.091 per GB stored per month
  • £0.0061 per 10,000 storage transactions

Content Delivery Network (CDN)

  • Service currently available as a Community Technology Preview (CTP) at no charge

SQL Azure

Web Edition – Up to 1 GB relational database

  • £6.055 per database per month

Business Edition – Up to 10 GB relational database

  • £60.604 per database per month


Access Control

  • £1.2062 per 100,000 transactions*

Service Bus

  • £2.4184 per connection on a “pay-as-you-go” basis*
  • Pack of 5 connections £6.0307*
  • Pack of 25 connections £30.1535*
  • Pack of 100 connections £120.6139*
  • Pack of 500 connections £603.0695*

Data Transfers

North America and Europe regions

  • £0.0607 per GB in
  • £0.091 per GB out

Asia Pacific Region

  • £0.1819 per GB in
  • £0.2728 per GB out

Inbound data transfers during off-peak times through June 30, 2010 are at no charge.  Prices revert to our normal inbound data transfer rates after June 30, 2010.

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