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MS365/O365 - Cost for Premium Connector to On Premise SQL Server / SQL Azure

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We have  Microsoft 365 (previously Office 365) subscription with Power Apps, Power Automate. All the Apps and Flows that we built so far connects to SharePoint List (s). We are now planning to make connections to on-premises databases like SQL Server, MySQL or Azure SQL. How much does it cost to go with Premium Connection. Is it on a user basis or connection basis.

 

Any insights in this regard would be very helpful for us to make a decision, which is cost effective and beneficial.

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v-xida-msft
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Hi @MasthanAbukani ,

If you want to access On-premises Connector or Premium connector in Power Apps, you must purchase individual standalone PowerApps License for your account. You should purchase Power Apps Per App Plan (cost $10 user/app/month) for your account at least. But the Power Apps Per App Plan could only support running 2 apps and 1 portal, if you want to run unlimited apps, you should purchase Power Apps Per User Plan (cost $40 user/month).

 

In addition, standalone PowerApps license could not be shared across your whole tenant, you need to purchase individual license for each user in your Org.

 

More details about the standalone license supported for PowerApps, please check the following article:

https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/

 

More details about known limits with PowerApps for Office 365 license, please refer to the following article:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/admin/pricing-billing-skus

 

Best regards,

Community Support Team _ Kris Dai
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KrishnaV
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Hi @MasthanAbukani ,

 

See the below article explains everything in detail in a table:
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/details/sql-database/single-previous/
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/

 

I hope this resolved your issue if you see any challenge/need further help please let me know I am always happy to do it for my community.

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Krishna
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I hope this resolved your issue if you see any challenge/need further help please let me know I am always happy to do it for my community.

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v-xida-msft
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Hi @MasthanAbukani ,

If you want to access On-premises Connector or Premium connector in Power Apps, you must purchase individual standalone PowerApps License for your account. You should purchase Power Apps Per App Plan (cost $10 user/app/month) for your account at least. But the Power Apps Per App Plan could only support running 2 apps and 1 portal, if you want to run unlimited apps, you should purchase Power Apps Per User Plan (cost $40 user/month).

 

In addition, standalone PowerApps license could not be shared across your whole tenant, you need to purchase individual license for each user in your Org.

 

More details about the standalone license supported for PowerApps, please check the following article:

https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/

 

More details about known limits with PowerApps for Office 365 license, please refer to the following article:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/admin/pricing-billing-skus

 

Best regards,

Community Support Team _ Kris Dai
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Hi Kris - Thank you very much for your detailed response.

Langemyr
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I think microsoft is making a big mistake here. We are 180 users with E3 license and have created a number of apps. This "per user" license for us will be $7200 / month extra for us. This is going to be very expensive. We plan to leave microsoft and create apps directly in ios / android.

I agree.  Microsoft's pricing is just far too aggressive in this area.  $10 per person per month to use a single connector is pretty outrageous.  We could buy a new server every month to host an on-prem app for that cost.

It is now perfectly clear why Microsoft refuses to fix bugs in the Office desktop applications.. They want us to pay more to do the things we already do with just the simple cost of Office... You're turning everything into subscriptions, and you're just upsetting your customers. Fix the bugs in what you have already created and stop coming out with new (buggy) stuff until you've done that.

I m in same situation, we have OFFICE E3 plan. But I tested and I was able to create a demo app with sql connector. Is included in plan? 

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