With the Azure import/export service, you can use the HDD to transfer large amounts of data in and out of Azure. For the movement of large datasets, the importing/exporting is faster and more cost-effective than data transfer by the Internet. This service enables you to transfer data to Azure through the secure transfer from the HDD to the data center and the high-speed and secure internal network.
Device handling: the processing fee for each storage device is ￥380. No network data transfer charge between the device and Azure Storage within the same datacenter. Please view the Storage Pricing Details page.
Return shipping of devices: related shipping charges caused by device returns is free before March 1, 2017.
Does an extra fee need to be paid while importing/exporting the service transfer data and storing it in Azure?
The standard Storage pricing is applicable to the data stored in Azure Storage after being imported.
The import/export service is available in the following regions:
|Mainland China||China East, China North|
Support & SLA
If you have any questions or need help, please visit Azure Support and select self-help service or any other method to contact us for support.
Currently, we will not provide a Service Level Agreement for importing/exporting. If you want to learn about the details of our Service Level Agreement, please access the Service Level Agreements page.