Valued Alibaba Cloud users:
To reduce the cost of server maintenance, Alibaba Cloud adjusted the billing rules and pricing of Security Center Anti-virus. As of April 28, 2021, Security Center Anti-virus is changed from server-based billing to server vCPU-based billing. In the original billing rules, the unit price for each server is USD 4.5 per month. After the adjustment, the unit price for each vCPU is USD 1 per month. The unit price for each server is reduced by up to USD 3.5 per month after the adjustment. The following table describes the billing rules in new purchase, renewal, and upgrade scenarios.
|New purchase||Security Center Anti-virus is charged by server vCPU. The unit price for each vCPU is USD 1 per month.||Purchase Security Center|
||Renew the subscription to Security Center|
|Upgrade||Security Center Anti-virus is charged by server vCPU. The unit price is USD 1 per vCPU per month.||Upgrade and downgrade Security Center|