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Microsoft Azure OpenAI Service Gains GPT-4 Integration

Microsoft’s Azure OpenAI Service now supports GPT-4, allowing businesses to build bots and apps powered by the AI.


Since announced earlier this month, has embraced the multimodal model. In its latest move, the company is now leveraging GPT-4 into the .

Azure OpenAI has been in preview since it was first announced at Ignite 2021. It is available as an Azure Cognitive Service, adding, OpenAI GPT-3 security, compliance, reliability, models, and other enterprise abilities.

Alongside and GPT-3, Azure OpenAI Service also supports other AI models such as the Dall-E-2 image generation model, GPT-3.5, and the “Codex” code generating model. Back in January, Microsoft announced the general availability of its Azure OpenAI Service.

Earlier this month, Microsoft brought ChatGPT support in preview for Azure OpenAI. Next up is GPT-4, which allows customers to use the large natural language processing (NLP) model to applications and bots they build in Azure.

Applications for GPT-4 in Azure OpenAI are open today and billing for using the AI starts on April 1. Prices are as following:






8k context

$0.03 per 1,000 tokens

$0.06 per 1,000 tokens

32k context

$0.06 per 1,000 tokens

$0.12 per 1,000 tokens


Microsoft's GPT-4 Commitment

Microsoft has gone all-in on GPT-4, building on its OpenAI partnership. The company has brought GPT-4 to the ChatGPT-powered Bing Chat. This then allowed the company to introduce the DALL-E image generation AI in the Bing Image Creator this week.

Elsewhere, Microsoft last week debuted Microsoft 365 Copilot. This new leverages GPT-4 to brings automation to Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Teams, and more.

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Luke Jones
Luke Jones
Luke has been writing about all things tech for more than five years. He is following Microsoft closely to bring you the latest news about Windows, Office, Azure, Skype, HoloLens and all the rest of their products.

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