Azure Migrate

A central hub of tools to discover, assess and migrate workloads to Azure

Simplify your migration journey

Azure Migrate provides a hub of tools to discover, assess and migrate applications, infrastructure and data to Azure. Plan and track your migration in a central dashboard with intelligent insights.

Support for key migration scenarios across Servers, Data, Databases, Web Applications and Virtual Desktops

Comprehensive discovery, assessment and migration capabilities powered by Azure and partner tools

Centralised migration repository delivering end-to-end tracking and insights

Save costs and migrate efficiently with free tooling and Azure cost optimisation

Multiple Scenarios

A comprehensive approach to migrating your application and data centre estate. Supports key migration workloads such as Windows and Linux servers, SQL and other databases, web applications and virtual desktops. Migrate to destinations including Azure Virtual Machines, Azure VMware Solution, Azure App Service and Azure SQL Database. Hyper-V, physical server and cloud-to-cloud migration.

End-to-end visibility

A guided experience and progress dashboard walks through discovery, assessment and migration phases for different business areas in one central data repository. Make the best migration decisions with built-in insights and recommendations.

Diverse Capabilities

Take advantage of free Azure tools with features like discovery and readiness, cost estimation, app dependency visualisation, and both agent-based and agentless assessment and migration, or choose from a collection of integrated partner tools for additional capabilities.

Save costs

Migrate efficiently and at scale with rapid migration tooling, all included in your Azure subscription at no additional cost. Right-size resources in the cloud based on performance insights and fluctuating demand. Avoid sunk infrastructure costs from on-premises resources.

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Azure Migrate pricing

Azure Migrate and Azure tooling is available with your Azure subscription. However, you may incur charges if you choose to use partner tools for additional capabilities.

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Learn how to use Azure Migrate and optimise your migration with documentation and best practices.

Frequently asked questions about Azure Migrate

  • See product availability per region to use our region search tool.
  • For information about licensing for a specific ISV tool, visit the ISV’s website or go to Azure Migrate pricing for pricing information.
  • Yes, Azure Migrate now features support for physical server assessment and migration.
  • See a list of supported databases.
  • To begin your database migration, first use an Azure Migrate database assessment tool to discover and assess on-premises databases. To migrate your databases, use the Database Migration Service from the Azure Portal, select the subscription used in your Azure Migrate database assessment, and migrate groups and instances from your assessment.
  • Azure Migrate provides a central hub for assessment and migration to Azure. Azure Site Recovery is a disaster recovery solution. The Azure Migrate: Server Migration tool features migration-specific capabilities (support for different types of workloads, agentless migration, integration with assessment tools, etc.)

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