Azure Marketplace licensing options

Q. If I purchase something from the Azure Marketplace does it include all licenses or are there extra charges?

A. The Azure Marketplace provides a location where different vendors can offer services which are typically provided as virtual machines which may include that vendors software. There is often a question of how the vendor software is paid for and this actually varies. Microsoft documents this at, specifically the Pricing & Billing section. Vendors can choose how their software is paid for including:

  • You bring your own license for the software
  • The charge is built into the hourly charge of Azure services
  • A flat monthly charge
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