Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure

About this service

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Other names for this service

Azure

Microsoft Azure

Service documentation

Why to use this service

Microsoft Azure offers compute power, servers, storage, databases, networking, analytics, content delivery and other functionality to help organizations and researchers lower operating costs, run infrastructure more efficiently, and scale as needs change.

Features

None Listed

Getting and using this service

Who can use this service

Undergraduate students
Graduate/Professional Students
Faculty/Staff

How to get this service

Please fill out a request form at https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/9017499. The service is available to all faculty, staff, and students but a Banner CFOP number is required to create an Azure subscription and will be used for billing of the resource consumption used within that subscription. 

Cost

Cost varies depending on products used. This KB article provides instructions for using the Azure cost estimator with our University pricing: https://answers.uillinois.edu/illinois/internal/page.php?id=90924

How to use this service

You can get started with the Azure Portal: https://portal.azure.com

Quotas and usage restrictions

None Listed

Sensitive data considerations

None Listed

Hours and support

Standard service hours

24x7

Scheduled maintenance hours

Microsoft does not have set maintenance hours. Azure is designed to always be available and up to date.

Staffed support hours

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

How to report issues

Please email azure-support@illinois.edu.