Azure Global Purchase Process Guidance

Editor's Note:

The purpose of this Azure Global Service Purchase Guide is aimed to provide an overview of purchasing process and getting started experience for China users considering Azure Global service. It is written upon a customer journey perspective: including information collection, trial, purchase, usage, management, and support, divided by different purchase channels available to customers.

Readers' Tips

Please take a minute to read this section and find out which type of user you may be, and then follow the instructions to get further details.

If you are new to Azure Global service, you are recommended to start with the beginning, since the first 3 sections containing Azure Global Service Overview, Purchase Option and SLA&Supports can help you learn how to purchase Azure global service.

If you are currently an enterprise customer or have the intention to purchase Microsoft Azure Global service, the Microsoft Enterprise Agreement and Server & Cloud Enrollment (EA/SCE) is designed to introduce you two major purchase processes as well as contract, purchasing, billing, usage, lease and other details that may be encountered in the purchase process, and to guide you through the entire purchase process.

If you prefer self-purchase online with Pay-as-You-Go model, the section of Online Purchase will help you understand the complete process, especially the billing process you should understand when purchasing online.

If you would like to buy Azure Global service through a Microsoft Cloud Solutions Provider (CSP) who can provide you the consultancy, management services, or tailor-made requirements on Cloud, you can contact Microsoft local sales representatives, they will referral you for partners’ assistance.

Furthermore, no matter how you want to subscribe and use Azure service, you can find all detailed information on Azure Global Website. This purchase guidance is the high-level summary designed to help you obtain the information faster and more efficient. We will update this guidance regularly to ensure that you get the latest information. Welcome to visit the Azure Global Website at any time. We are very glad to help you!