Pricing Overview

Extend the capabilities of the Microsoft Cloud to your datacenters and securely run virtualized desktops and apps on premises with Azure Virtual Desktop for Azure Stack HCI. Use the familiar Azure portal and the exclusive Windows 11 and Windows 10 multi-session capabilities to bring together the flexibility of a cloud VDI service with the on-premises control you need to fit your unique business requirements. Visit the Azure Virtual Desktop for Azure Stack HCI Overview Docs page to learn more about these costs.

Pricing includes three parts: user access rights entitling your end-users to access Azure Virtual Desktop, the Azure Stack HCI service fee, and the Azure Virtual Desktop service fee.

User Access Rights

BYOL for Windows 11 and Windows 10Access Windows 11 and Windows 10 Enterprise desktops at no additional cost if you have an eligible Windows or Microsoft 365 license.You are eligible to access Windows 11 and Windows 10 with Azure Virtual Desktop if you have one of the following per user licenses*:

Microsoft 365 E3/E5
Microsoft 365 A3/A5/Student Use Benefits
Microsoft 365 F3
Microsoft 365 Business Premium**
Windows 11/10 Enterprise E3/E5
Windows 11/10 Education A3/A5
Windows 11/10 VDA per user
BYOL for Windows ServerAccess desktops powered by Windows Server Remote Desktop Services desktops at no additional cost if you are an eligible Microsoft Remote Desktop Services (RDS) Client Access License (CAL) customer.You are eligible to access Windows Server 2019 and newer desktops if you have a per-user or per-device RDS CAL license with active Software Assurance (SA).

Azure Infrastructure

Azure Stack HCI Service FeeAzure Stack HCI is a hyper-converged infrastructure delivered as an Azure hybrid servicePay a monthly service fee to run Azure Stack HCI on your on-premises servers.
$10/physical core/month
Azure Virtual Desktop Service FeeAzure infrastructure is required to deploy Azure Virtual DesktopPay as you go to access Azure Virtual Desktop for Azure Stack HCI.
$0/virtual core/hour**

*Customers can access Azure Virtual Desktop from their non-Windows Pro endpoints if they have a Microsoft 365 E3/E5/F3/Business/ A3/A5/Student Use Benefits or Windows 11 and Windows 10 VDA per user license.

**Billing for the Azure Virtual Desktop Service Fee begins on April 1, 2024. The hybrid service fee will be $0.01/virtual core/hour of consumption in the United States. Pricing in other locales to be announced.

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