Microsoft has announced a series of changes in the pricing of its Azure storage service, with a tiny cut for everyone and big discounts for volume customers. Redmond has announced a general price cut of one cent per gigabyte, from 15 to 14 cents per month for those storing under a terabyte of data. This drops to 12.5 cents for …
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Without the bandwidth charges there is no way to compare the costs - they could just as well be free and charge the earth to read and write
Not hard to find the pricing:
"Without the bandwidth charges there is no way to compare the costs - they could just as well be free and charge the earth to read and write"
Yes and no. Depends what your business model is. If you running an online backup service for example, then bandwidth costs won't come into it much (how often do users download their backups).
a tiny cut for everyone
$0.01 off $0.15 is not tiny, it's nearly 7%.
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