Azure Backup Calculator: Estimate Your Monthly Backup Costs Posted on July 13, Every admin has heard data restore horror stories or experienced one firsthand. What Is Azure Backup? Azure Backup is a scalable data protection solution for your on-premises and cloud-hosted data that encrypts data at rest and in transit. With With no capital investment required and minimal operating expense, Azure Backup is also a financially attractive option for many dynamic businesses. Its flexible pricing ensures you only pay for the data you use.
Backing up VMs Believe it or not, up until a few weeks ago, there was no supported way to backup production virtual machines in Azure. There were work-arounds, some that were unsupported and some that were ineffective both solution and cost-wise. The service is pretty simple:
The only exception is when you migrated VMs from your on-premises datacenter to Azure. In this case, you have to install the Azure Backup agent. This makes sense, because your backup data will be transferred to the Recovery Services Vault. You can schedule Azure backup to backup Azure VMs up to once a azure backup pricing.
Introduction to Azure Backup