Azure Migration Program

Accelerate your journey to the cloud with step-by-step guidance for migrating to Azure

Join the Azure Migration Program

Begin your migration journey by submitting an application to join the program. We’ll get back to you with the right combination of resources for your needs.

Organizations of all sizes can apply to get help on their migration projects.

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What is the Azure Migration Program?

Curated, step-by-step guidance from Microsoft experts and specialized migration partners based on the proven Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure.

Technical skill building with foundational and role-specific courses to develop new Azure skills and long-term organizational readiness.

Free Azure migration tools, including Azure Migrate to assess and migrate workloads, and free Azure Cost Management to optimize costs.

Offers to reduce migration costs, including Azure Hybrid Benefit and free Extended Security Updates for Windows Server and SQL Server 2008.

Migrate with guidance from Microsoft

Hear Julia White, Corporate Vice President of Azure Marketing, and Corey Sanders, Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Solutions, discuss how Azure is helping customers migrate to the cloud with this exciting new program.

Azure Migration Program FAQs

  • What are the benefits of the Azure Migration Program?

    The Azure Migration Program helps accelerate your journey to the cloud by providing the following benefits:

    • Best-practice resources and guidance
    • Technical skill building
    • Azure engineering support
    • Specialized migration partners
    • Migration tools
    • Offers for reducing migration costs

    Which geographic regions are supported?

    The Azure Migration Program is available to all Azure customers. The program offers direct assistance to customers in the following supported geographic areas: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Expansion to other regions is being planned and will be announced closer to the launch dates.

  • Am I eligible to join the Azure Migration Program?

    The Azure Migration Program is available to all Azure customers through self-nomination, or nomination on a customer’s behalf from a partner or Microsoft account team.

  • How do I join the Azure Migration Program?

    1. Contact us: Start by submitting a simple form telling us about your migration project.
    2. Find out more: After you submit the form, a Microsoft team will assemble a mix of resources and advise you on the next steps.
    3. Migrate and maximize your ROI: We will help you to assess and migrate your environment. In addition, we’ll provide you with resources to optimize your costs and secure your environment for ongoing success with Azure.

    How much does the Azure Migration Program cost?

    There’s no additional cost for the Azure Migration Program for Azure customers.

  • How does the Azure Migration Program work with partners?

    We believe that every customer can benefit from using Azure and should engage with a migration partner on this journey. We will either provide you resources directly or help by matching you with a partner if you don’t already have one.