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Azure Lab Services
by Skillable

Enhance training and testing capabilities for students with the pioneer and leading virtual labs platform.

Why Skillable?

We’ve delivered more than 35 million labs worldwide over the last 20 years.

Skillable is a trusted Microsoft Authorized lab hoster, supporting programs such as Microsoft Learn ILT Courseware training (formerly known as MOC) and exams/certification. Skillable enables broad coverage of Azure Lab Scenarios ranging from single virtual machines, sourced from either Azure Marketplace or custom Compute Gallery images, to complex machine learning and databricks cluster management.

Skillable provides the lab environments for Microsoft's largest events, including Build and Ignite.

No one covers the depth and breadth of labs like we do.

Build and deliver custom lab content with ease.

Our solution

The Skillable advantage.

How we’re different from other providers:

  • Integrated scoring
  • Full feature management system
  • Simplified access where learners can connect to the lab environment only needing an HTML 5 compliant browser
  • Robust virtual lab authoring studio with tools to create rich learning material
  • Fully functioning LMS to deliver learning or LTI integrations like Canva, Blackboard, Moodle and more if you’re delivering in your own LMS
  • Well-documented APIs to integrate and deliver labs wherever you require
  • Integrated lab manual (No more clunky PDFs!)

Our award-winning, high-touch and high-scale platform offers everything you need for effective, customer-specific job readiness and skill validation.

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Training Management System for lab delivery.

Custom lab authoring platform for lab builders and lab administrators.

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Pricing

Flexible packaging options.

Bring Your Own SubscriptionUse Skillable’s Subscriptions*
Instance SizeAzure/hr (estimate)Total/hr (estimate)Azure/hr (estimate)Total/hr (estimate)
Small (2 core(s), 3.5 GB RAM)$0.163$1.163$0.196$1.196
Medium (4 core(s), 7 GB RAM)$0.326$1.326$0.391$1.391
Medium (Nested Virtualization, 4 core(s), 16 GB RAM)$0.376$1.376$0.451$1.451
Large (8 core(s), 16 GB RAM)$0.651$1.651$0.781$1.781
Large (Nested Virtualization, 8 core(s), 32 GB RAM)$0.752$1.752$0.902$1.902
Small GPU (Compute, 6 core(s), 56 GB RAM)$1.120$2.120$1.344$2.344
Small GPU (Visualization, 6 core(s), 56 GB RAM)$1.668$2.668$2.002$3.002
Medium GPU (Visualization, 12 core(s), 112 GB RAM)$3.336$4.336$4.003$5.003
*Requires a one-time set-up fee.

Example pricing scenario.

The cost calculation for a class of 50 students using the “Small” instance size for four (4) weeks with 10 labs hours per week:

1. Calculate total student lab hours

50 students
x 40 hrs/student*
= 2,000 hours

*10 hours per week x 4 weeks

2. Calculate subscription option

Bring your own subscription

Total hours (2,000) x hourly rate ($1.16) = $2,326

Use Skillable’s subscription

Total hours (2,000) x hourly rate ($1.196) = $2,392

Skillable's Azure Lab Services pricing guide.

Bring Your Own SubscriptionUse Skillable’s Subscriptions*
Instance SizeAzure/hr (estimate)Total/hr (estimate)Azure/hr (estimate)Total/hr (estimate)
Small (2 core(s), 3.5 GB RAM)$0.163$1.163$0.196$1.196
Medium (4 core(s), 7 GB RAM)$0.326$1.326$0.391$1.391
Medium (Nested Virtualization, 4 core(s), 16 GB RAM)$0.376$1.376$0.451$1.451
Large (8 core(s), 16 GB RAM)$0.651$1.651$0.781$1.781
Large (Nested Virtualization, 8 core(s), 32 GB RAM)$0.752$1.752$0.902$1.902
Small GPU (Compute, 6 core(s), 56 GB RAM)$1.120$2.120$1.344$2.344
Small GPU (Visualization, 6 core(s), 56 GB RAM)$1.668$2.668$2.002$3.002
Medium GPU (Visualization, 12 core(s), 112 GB RAM)$3.336$4.336$4.003$5.003
*Requires a one-time set-up fee.

Example pricing scenario.

The cost calculation for a class of 50 students using the “Small” instance size for four (4) weeks with 10 labs hours per week:

1. Calculate total student lab hours

50 students
x 40 hrs/student*
= 2,000 hours

*10 hours per week x 4 weeks

2. Calculate subscription option

Bring your own subscription

Total hours (2,000) x hourly rate ($1.16) = $2,326

Use Skillable’s subscription

Total hours (2,000) x hourly rate ($1.196) = $2,392