Microsoft Azure Cost Estimator Tool

This tool is released for United States, please consult local pricing information for other countries. The software will periodically check with Microsoft for updates, if any updates are found you must install them in order to continue using the tool. Install this tool if you agree to this functionality and the tool's terms of use.”
  • Version:


    File Name:

    Microsoft Azure Cost Estimator Tool.msi

    Date Published:


    File Size:

    12.1 MB

      The Azure Cost Estimator has been designed keeping in mind the need to provide the IT manager of next generation organizations the ability to quickly assess running cost of the existing on-premises workload on Azure.

      About the tool
      1. The tool provides real world machine hardware usage
      2. It recommends appropriate Azure instance to match the scanned workload
      3. It also generates 31-day cost estimates of running such an Azure instance

      1. The tool supports
        1. Microsoft technologies (Hyper-V, SCVMM)
        2. VMware technologies (vCenter, ESXi)
        3. Physical environments (Windows, Linux)
      2. Support to A series, D-series and G-series Virtual Machines
      3. Support to all regions apart from US
      4. Price conversion in 24 currencies with the latest prices.
      5. It is able to export to Excel/.csv that can be used for discussions with Systems Integration partner or a Microsoft representative
      6. Create Cost Estimates and My Scenarios from the available Services
      7. Cost Estimates can be generated using Scan tool results
      8. Support for IP Range Feature in the Scan Your Environment Functionality
      9. Import and Export functionality in "Scenarios"
      10. Updated Sample Scenarios
      11. New services added in tool - Unlimited Data Plan, Metered Data Plan, Data Catalog, Data Lake Store, Data Lake Analytics, SQL Data Warehouse, IoT Hub, Application Gateways, Active Directory B2C, Active Directory Domain Services, Dev Test Lab, Service Fabric, Security Center
      12. No data is sent to Microsoft at any time. All report and profile information resides on the machine where the tool is installed

      Value Proposition
      1. Can be Installed and a profile scan completed within 15 minutes (can be deployed on a Windows client)
      2. Enables a comparison with on-premises running costs (e.g. hardware, power, cooling, building, security, and systems management among others)

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  • Supported Operating System

    Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows Vista

      Client: The tool can be installed on the following versions of the Windows Operating System:
      1. Windows Server 2012 R2
      2. Windows Server 2012
      3. Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
      4. Windows Server 2008 SP2
      5. Windows 8.1
      6. Windows 8
      7. Windows 7 SP1
      8. Windows Vista SP2

      The minimum configuration required for the tool installation is .NET 4.0 that can be download from and Windows Management framework 3.0 that can be downloaded from

        Remote: Once installed this tool can be connected to the following machine types to profile on-premises infrastructure:
        1. SCVMM (Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard, Windows Server 2012 Standard, Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard, Windows Server 2008 Standard)
        2. Hyper-V (Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008)
        3. vCenter (5.1, 5.5)
        4. ESX (4.1, 5.0, 5.1, 5.5)
        5. Windows Physical Machines (All Clients listed above, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP)
        6. Linux Physical Machines (SSH and Keyboard authentication supported)
      • To install “Microsoft Azure Cost Estimator”:
        1. Download the installer “Microsoft Azure Cost Estimator”
        2. Run the “Microsoft Azure Cost Estimator Tool.msi” that you have downloaded

        To uninstall “Microsoft Azure Cost Estimator”:
        In Control Panel/Programs/Uninstall a program/Uninstall or change a program, locate "Microsoft Azure Cost Estimator" and uninstall the tool.