Azure Hybrid Use Benefit

Posted on February 2, 2016 · Posted in Product changes

From 1 February 2016, Microsoft added a new Software Assurance Benefit, called Azure Hybrid Use Benefit (HUB). Customers with Windows Server licenses with SA can assign a Windows Server licence to an Azure virtual machine without Windows Server.

Datacenter Edition licences can be assigned to both on-premises AND Azure virtual machines, Standard Edition licences can be assigned to either on-premises OR Azure virtual machines.

A single Processor Licence allows you to use Windows Server on up to 16 cores in Azure.

General Availability: 17 February 2016