Azure migration center
Find cloud migration best practices, scenario guides, training, and tools to make your project a success. Get the resources you need and connect with Azure experts to stay on track.
Get cloud migration best practices
Explore three focus areas to help prepare your organization, ensure your project is well executed, and provide technology that’s ready for the cloud.
Decide on your organization's goals and develop the skills needed to run workloads on Azure.
Find guidance on migration scenarios
Walk through the Azure migration experience for a sample company in these detailed scenario guides. Explore a wide range of considerations and migration strategies for managing subscriptions, networking, identity, and app migration.
Explore Azure migration resources for getting started:
Dive deeper into your migration:
Train for your cloud migration
We’ve got you covered with training to prepare you for migrating to Azure. Gain confidence through this set of articles and free online video courses.
Prepare your business environment
Plan your migration strategy
Prepare your technical environment
Understanding Azure's capabilities
Watch migration sessions from Microsoft Ignite
Check out the migration highlights from Microsoft Ignite to quickly get up to speed for your own cloud migration.
Explore cloud migration tools
Accelerate and automate your cloud migration with these Azure migration tools.
Estimate your cost savings when you move your workloads to Azure.
Easily discover, assess, and migrate your on-premises virtual machines to Azure.
Create a plan for your database migration.
Detect compatibility issues, get performance recommendations, and migrate database schemas.
Automate database migration to SQL Server from Microsoft Access, DB2, MySQL, Oracle, and SAP ASE.
Assess your application's readiness to migrate to App Service.
Accelerate your database transition to the cloud.
Virtual machine migration
Migrate your Windows Server and Linux virtual machines to Azure.
Large data migration
Move stored or in-flight data to Azure quickly and cost effectively.
Optimize what you spend on the cloud while maximizing cloud potential.
Enable the quick, repeatable creation of fully governed environments.
Secure and manage
Get unified security management and advanced threat protection across hybrid cloud workloads.
Gain full observability into your applications, infrastructure, and network.
Simplify data protection and protect against ransomware.