Microsoft implements transparent pricing strategy for cloud services

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According to Microsoft, in October 2022, they announced a clear and transparent schedule for aligning the pricing of Microsoft Cloud services worldwide with the U.S. dollar. This initiative aims to provide customers from various regions and currencies with consistent pricing that reflects the exchange rate between their local currency and the U.S. dollar (USD).

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Continuing on this path of pricing, Microsoft is now introducing updates to its pricelist, ensuring that the prices for Microsoft cloud services are adjusted to meet global standards. Additionally, the company emphasizes maintaining local pricing stability for OnPrem, prioritizing customers’ needs in specific regions.

Effective September 1, 2023, Microsoft will be implementing pricing adjustments for its Cloud and software services in the currencies listed below:

Adjusted Currencies

Microsoft will maintain its practice of evaluating pricing in local currency on a biannual basis, carefully considering fluctuations in currency exchange rates compared to the USD. This approach aims to enhance customer transparency and predictability worldwide, aligning with prevailing industry pricing models.

Microsoft Cloud services will continue to be competitively priced, demonstrating the company’s steadfast dedication to the success of its customers and partners. Microsoft will persist in investing in solutions that empower customers to drive innovation, streamline operations, reduce costs, improve business performance and efficiency, and establish robust security strategies. These efforts ensure that customers around the globe can rely on Microsoft as a trusted provider.

Let’s hope these adjustments bring smiles to customers’ faces and not just to Microsoft’s bank account.