Microsoft Azure Service


Service Description

Microsoft Windows Azure is an open, flexible cloud platform that enables developers to quickly build, deploy, and manage applications on a global network of Microsoft-managed data centers:

How to Order

In order to purchase a subscription in Azure under the Technion agreement that qualifies for a discount, please contact SELA at the contact person Amir Regev -

This service can be purchased through a purchase order from a Technion or institutional budget without the need for a credit card.


Availability for Azure services is substantially dependent on Microsoft. Specific information for each Azure service is available from Azure Service Level Agreements and the Azure Service Dashboard

Service Level Description

Azure services are subject to Microsoft's service level agreements for Azure and may depend, in part, on the specific options and configurations in use. See Azure Service Level Agreements .

Alerts and reports

Azure subscription owners receive weekly reports of consumption in the current month and total use from the date of the subscription creation. In addition, alerts are sent to the subscription owners when the service consumption reaches 75%, 85% and 95% of the sum paid.

When consumption reaches 90%, virtual machines automatically shut down every night.

Note! The subscription still uses network disk services, etc. even when the machines are turned off!

Additional Information

Information on security, privacy, and compliance can be found in the Azure Trust Center .

Additional general information on Azure is available from the Azure Documentation Center .


For any questions regarding Azure services at the Technion, please contact