Azure migration center

Let’s go forward, together. Save money and improve efficiency by migrating existing workloads to Azure.

Why migrate to Azure

Unbeatable offers

The lowest cost of ownership by combining unique pricing options and extended security updates

Unmatched security

Intelligent security services backed by 3,500 cybersecurity professionals and the industry’s largest compliance portfolio

Unparalleled innovation

Fully managed infrastructure and services, freeing you up to spend more time creating

Built-in hybrid capabilities

Seamless integration of on-premises and cloud infrastructures

Move all your resources to Azure

Explore common migration scenarios.


Simplify migration of on-premises virtual machines (VMs) running on Windows or Linux servers to Azure. Choose to migrate to Azure IaaS directly, or easily extend your VMware environment natively on Azure with Azure VMware Solutions.

Virtual desktop infrastructure

Migrate your virtual desktops to Azure for simplified management, multi-session Windows 10, optimizations for Office 365 ProPlus, and support for remote data service environments.

Web apps

Spend more time creating value for your customers and less time and resources on managing infrastructure by bringing your web applications running .NET or PHP to Azure.


Enable seamless migrations from multiple database sources including SQL Server, MySQL and Cassandra to Azure data platforms with minimal downtime. Our enhanced virtual machines and fully managed database services provide administration help, security and performance monitoring found only in Azure.


Bring the intelligence, security, and reliability of Azure to your SAP applications. Learn how our preferred cloud partnership with SAP provides a well-defined path to move your SAP landscape to Azure and accelerate time to innovation.

DevTest environments

Significantly reduce operating costs while improving the quality of your software by migrating your development and test environments to Azure. Leverage Windows Virtual Desktop to quickly deploy and manage hundreds of VMs for development and testing purposes.

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