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  1. 142 votes
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      6 comments  ·  Offers  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      started  ·  Guy Burstein responded

      We keep updating out pricing rates and models to better align with our customers business needs.

    • Support Tags in the Microsoft Azure Enterprise content pack for Power BI

      Please support Tags in the Microsoft Azure Enterprise content pack for Power BI. Currently we have to make incredibly manual slicers for it, or else download the data via powershell, programmatic split the Tags into individual fields, and then reupload the data to be analyzed separately, instead of being able to do this straight out of BI.

      125 votes
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        6 comments  ·  Offers  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Print-as-a-Service in Azure (Cloud-Only)

        Built a Print-as-a-Service in Azure to support modern cloud business (Cloud First, Mobile First).

        Perhaps you should acquire https://www.printix.net/

        109 votes
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          4 comments  ·  Offers  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Network Security Group

          +Feature Request Discussion - There is a continued need for more intelligent NSG's going forward this is not only to provide a more dynamic, distributable scalable network but to replace more traditional models for DMZ designs. Focusing on distributed designs that do not rely on Virtual Appliances.

          There following features I believe would put Azure ahead of other cloud providers. These could be canned as a premium offering charged per NSG on any number of measures even number of requests etc..

          1. DNS Based Rules
          2. NSG NameSpaces for MS Public Services especially Azure PaaS Servers by Service
          3. Custom…

          88 votes
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            2 comments  ·  Offers  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Azure Active Directory B2C: Don't charge for token refresh

            Azure AD B2C is great and the pricing too, except for the fact, that token refreshs carried out by the application (as opposed to being carried out by the user) are charged separately. An application that keeps a logical connection to the server while in the background, might carry out quite many token refreshs over time. A regular frequency of one refresh per hour leads to ~700 refreshs per month. Assuming 1.000.000 users, this sums up to ~500.000$/month. This exceeds the capacity of start-ups like ours by a factor of 1000 (!). Although AD B2C would be the perfect fit…

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              0 comments  ·  Offers  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Better pricing structure for API Management

              We currently use 4 instances of APIM for duplicating our environments (Dev/UAT/Pre Prod and Production)

              We went with APIM as a solution for fronting some azure services and some internal services. Due to the VPN access only being available on Premium we are paying for over 32 Millions calls a day when we will barely generate a 1 Million. So we have 4 Premium APIM instances costing us £6000 a month purely for the VPN access. Forcing us to pay for a level we do not require just for a feature of the environment, it would be better if the…

              57 votes
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                12 comments  ·  Offers  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Harmonize the offer types (CSP/Open/EA/PAYG)

                CSP is a great purchasing model for small and medium businesses, but has some serious problems.

                1) Migrating between CSP and any other offer is a very laboursome and expensive project (not to mention that many resources cannot be migrated). This can cause Vendor lock-in and some other major risks for customers using CSP. Currently even PAYG to CSP is not easy.

                2) CSP customers are unequal to other Azure users despite the fact that they pay the same or sometimes even more, because they do not have the same services available to them.

                3) CSP resellers have to put…

                40 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  Offers  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Enable CSP Partners to offer Visual Studio Cloud Subscriptions through the scheme

                  Enable CSP to be used to fund the Visual Studio Cloud Subscriptions.

                  39 votes
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                    2 comments  ·  Offers  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • users want to set up the MFA Setup Wizard later

                    In the MFA release plan of a large company, thousands users are impossible to actually "force" from the day.

                    So, the user needs a period which setting for the MFA can be skipped, before force setting period.

                    In the period, it provide a selection such as "set up later" in the MFA setting wizard at the initial sign-in.

                    if someone did not have a mobile device on that day,
                    if someone wants to ask questions about MFA, etc...
                    they can not access any Office 365.
                    becouse, even if you set a policy to skip MFA on the LAN, the MFA…

                    34 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Offers  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Docker PaaS

                      It would be great if I could deploy docker images without having to worry about setting up Docker hosts.

                      29 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Offers  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • File Sync with Service endpoint/FIrewall enabled Azure file Storage

                        Currently Azure File sync is not able to sync with a file storage which activates firewall function (and Service endpoint).

                        Enterprise data often contains secret data. Therefore I need that file sync can be used with file storage which activates firewall function.

                        26 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Offers  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Allow VNet Peering between ASM and ARM with different subscriptions

                          Currently, when VNet Peering between virtual network in resource manager model and classic deployment model, the same supscription for the VNets are reqired.
                          I hope we can freely configure VNet Peering between ASM and ARM with different subscriptions in the near future.

                          26 votes
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                          • Support for BYOL on pre-built VM Images

                            When I want to create a SQL Server VM in Azure and use a license I already own (Bring Your Own License) I am unable to use an existing VM Image in Azure as these are pre-licensed. It would be good if I could use an existing VM image and supply just my license key.

                            24 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Offers  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Add SEPA Direct Debit as a payment method

                              SEPA Direct Debit is the standard way to pay for regular subscriptions for European companies and citizens.

                              SEPA Direct Debit is a Europe-wide Direct Debit system that allows merchants to collect Euro-denominated payments from accounts in the 34 SEPA countries and associated territories.

                              Can Azure please support this payment method?

                              23 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Offers  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Machine Learning workbench connection request

                                Machine Learning workbench requires Internet connection, but please also support connection via VPN and via Express Route.

                                Also, I want you to be able to use some functions even in an environment without internet connection.

                                ----In Japanese---
                                Machine Learning workbench はインターネット接続が必須ですが、VPN 経由での接続やExpress Route 経由での接続もサポートしてほしい。

                                また、インターネット接続がない環境でも、一部の機能だけでも使用できるようにしてほしい。

                                23 votes
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                                • Please open a French Azure Datacenter

                                  France has many laws regarding datas security, and in some sector like healthcare, it's impossible to host stuff outside of France.

                                  I'd be a very good news for us that Microsoft could open a datacenter in France :)

                                  22 votes
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                                  • Improve Free/Trial/Entry level offers

                                    Azure is prohibitively expensive for small businesses and new/poor developers.

                                    £150 for 30 days is not long enough to get up and running and to make a viable website/app to cover the costs.

                                    Suggestions:
                                    -Allow users to use the free credits over 12 or 6 or even 3 months.
                                    -Or return to your previous offer with free monthly credits for a year.
                                    -Or offer SSL on the shared plan. (sites without SSL are not an option)

                                    £50-£60/pm for a basic website with custom domain and SSL is ridiculous.

                                    I feel my only option is to abandon Azure and look at…

                                    21 votes
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                                    • 21 votes
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                                      • 21 votes
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                                        • Azure Data Lake Analytics R Services Compute Context

                                          Please add R Services (RevoScale) to ADLA such that I can use ADL in a compute context in the same way I can currently use SQL Server with R Services in a compute context; bringing the data science to the data and not the other way around.

                                          20 votes
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