The set of features that make up Azure Cost Management is constantly evolving and the most recent innovations include the introduction of filtered budgets, the ability to save and share customised views, and more flexibility for creating and managing Subscriptions with the limit of 50 Subscriptions per EA Account increased to 200.
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If you want to learn more about Azure Cost Management to optimise spending in Azure, then have a look at the ACM YouTube channel. There’s a whole host of playlists, including a Quickstart one for a useful collection of short introductory videos. Find the channel here: http://bit.ly/2U55fA7.
Microsoft announce the General Availability of Azure Cost Management for customers buying through Azure.com and Azure Government customers.
You can find the announcement here: http://bit.ly/2LdDQLM with details of new features (a downloadable Azure usage CSV file) and the generally available features (cost analysis, budgets and exports).
There’s also information on what’s not currently supported: Marketplace purchases, data from earlier than September 2018, and Reserved Instances.
Azure Cost Management is a native Azure solution to help customers manage cloud spend. It includes tools to help track costs over the course of a month and gives a variety of ways to analyse data, as well as allowing budgetsto be set.
The Azure Cost Management tools are free and currently available to EA and Microsoft Customer Agreement customers, as well as being in public preview for customers buying through azure.com.
Future developments include expanding eligible users (CSP partners and customers) and functionality (allowing customers to manage AWS spend by the end of the second quarter of 2019).
Find the announcement here: http://bit.ly/2JyhqUA.