The Basics

Microsoft Azure
Website azure.microsoft.com
Headquarters United States of America 🇺🇸
Founded 2008
Data Center Locations 66
Example Customers General Motors, NHS, Fujitsu, NBA
UpCloud
Website upcloud.com
Headquarters Finland 🇫🇮
Founded 2012
Data Center Locations 13
Example Customers Xensam, HackTheBox, LeadDesk

Cost Comparison

How do Microsoft Azure's prices compare against UpCloud?

Example configuration Microsoft Azure UpCloud
VM Small $7.49 / mo 1 vCPU, 1 GB RAM (B1s) $7.46 / mo 1 vCPU, 1 GB RAM (General)
VM Medium $137.52 / mo 4 vCPU, 8 GB RAM (A4v2) $55.40 / mo 4 vCPU, 8 GB RAM (General)
VM Large $288.00 / mo 8 vCPU, 16 GB RAM (A8v2) $170.45 / mo 8 vCPU, 16 GB RAM (High CPU)
Block Storage $9.60 / mo 128 GiB $23.44 / mo 100 GB
Object Storage $21.50 / mo 1 TB $21.31 / mo 1 TB
Load Balancer $23.25 / mo Standard $10.65 / mo
Managed PostgreSQL $131.89 / mo 2 vCPU, 4 GiB RAM, 50 GB storage (Gen 5) $63.92 / mo 2 vCPU, 4 GB RAM, 50 GB storage
Managed Redis®* $39.60 / mo 1 vCPU, 1 GiB RAM (Basic C1) $53.26 / mo 1 vCPU, 2 GB RAM
Serverless 25M Executions $29.80 / mo 25M invocations, 512 MB RAM, 150 ms duration --
Free egress allowance 100 GB / mo 500 GB - 24 TB / mo per instance
1 TB of egress beyond allowance $78.30 $10.65

Note: These pricing examples are based on several assumptions. Your actual costs may differ. Always check the cloud provider's website for the most up-to-date pricing.

Which services do they offer?

Here are some of the managed services that Microsoft Azure and UpCloud offer:

Service Microsoft Azure UpCloud
Block Storage
Content Delivery Network (CDN) --
Container Registry --
GPU-powered Servers --
Load Balancer
Managed Containers --
Managed Kubernetes
Managed MySQL
Managed PostgreSQL
Managed Redis®*
Object Storage
Serverless Cron Jobs --
Serverless Functions --
Static Sites --
Virtual Private Server (VPS)

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Our data for Microsoft Azure was last updated on Feb. 10, 2024, and for UpCloud on Feb. 7, 2024.