University of Wisconsin–Madison

Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing platform that specializes in Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS). DoIT released an Azure pilot to campus in November 2016.

Benefits

  • The current pilot includes the entire suite of Azure compute services, including Virtual Machines and Storage
  • The current pilot offers customers the ability to process, store, or propagate public or internal data in Azure

Requirements

  • Must be a UW-Madison faculty or staff member. To set up an Azure subscription you will need a valid DoIT Number.
  • During the pilot, customers must not process, store, or otherwise propagate sensitive or restricted data in Azure.

Getting started

Request an Azure subscription.

Terms of use

The current campus pilot of Azure does not include:

  • The ability for customers to provision resources in campus IP space
  • The ability for customers to process, store, or otherwise propagate sensitive or restricted data in Azure
  • Azure Preview Features (features not yet generally available)

Pricing

The net cost to campus customers will be equivalent to Microsoft’s published rates for Azure — includes a 15% network egress waiver.

Get more details on Azure pricing.

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