.NET application migration
Optimise costs, operate confidently, and ship features faster by bringing your .NET apps and SQL databases to the cloud. Get a free compatibility report and migrate apps in minutes with the App Service Migration Assistant and the Database Migration Assistant.
Migrate your .NET applications with Azure App Service and Azure SQL Database
Now, more than ever, it's crucial to maintain low operating costs while responding to evolving user needs. Azure App Service and Azure SQL Database take care of the availability, scale, security, and infrastructure management of your apps, allowing you to spend more time growing your business and empowering employees.
For ASP.NET web apps Azure provides the only end-to-end fully managed platform that natively supports Windows, offering unparalleled developer productivity with deep Visual Studio and GitHub integration and building on 25 years of SQL innovation together with Azure SQL Database. With free cloud migration resources and tooling such as Azure Migrate tailored for .NET web apps and the SQL databases that power them, it has never been easier to migrate to the cloud.
Built-in monitoring and intelligence optimise resources, helping you get more cloud for less.
Ensure zero-down-time deployments using an enterprise-grade web hosting platform that processes over 9 trillion SQL queries per day.
Ship new features faster
Seamless remote and live-site debugging lets you diagnose issues and resolve them quickly.
Reduce spend, increase efficiency, and improve agility
Take advantage of the cost benefits of a fully managed platform that allows you to migrate and run your .NET applications with confidence. Free up developer time to build, deploy, and evolve apps that provide rich experiences for your customers—while the undifferentiated heavy lifting of administration is taken care of for you.
Azure App Service
Azure App Service is specifically designed to host and manage web applications, websites, APIs, and other web services with high availability and an SLA backed uptime of 99.95 percent. It's a fully managed platform with built-in web app security controls for network, data, identity, and logging, allowing you to scale with confidence.
Azure SQL Database
Azure SQL Database is always up to date, with AI-powered and automated features that optimise performance and durability for you. Serverless compute and Hyperscale storage options automatically scale resources on demand, so you can focus on building new applications without worrying about storage size or resource management.
5 Benefits of Migrating Your ASP.NET Apps to the Cloud
Learn how Azure can help achieve scalability, optimise costs, increase operational efficiencies, improve security, and ship new features faster
Modernise your Web Apps
Read the success stories of five companies that enhanced customer experiences through modernising their web apps to Azure App Service
Costs and Benefits of .NET Application Migration to the Cloud
See how you can reduce costs by migrating your ASP.NET web apps and SQL databases to Azure App Service
"We looked at moving to the cloud for better DDOS protection and lowered cost of operations for our apps. We have successfully migrated 200 apps to Azure, while using the App Service Migration Assistant to migrate 60 different .NET Apps. The Azure Migrate App Service Migration Assistant really simplified our migration journey by identifying any migration blockers and enabling us to migrate apps with just a few clicks. As an App development team, we really like the value proposition of Azure's managed services for .NET Apps such as App Service and Azure SQL Database. We don't have to worry about patching virtual machines or containers."Tim Fragakis, Director of Cloud Services, IT, Clover Imaging Group
"We were looking to migrate several .NET based line of business applications to the cloud for Viking River Cruises. We leveraged the Azure Migrate App Service Migration Assistant and it worked seamlessly for 95% of the .NET web apps we migrated. The migration assessment gave us confidence that we can migrate these .NET apps to App Service. We also used the Azure SQL Database Migration Assistant to migrate SQL Server databases used by these applications. With these Azure migration tools, we were able to migrate more than a dozen line of business apps in a matter of minutes and have them up and running in the cloud."Hamad Riaz, Principal Consultant and Azure Architect, Mobiz Inc.
"Our move to .NET Core, Visual Studio Code, TypeScript, and Azure services worked out just like we had planned. Our new website makes us much more agile in supporting Chipotle's primary mission: bringing people responsibly sourced, classically cooked, real food, with wholesome ingredients."Mike Smith, Lead Software Developer, Chipotle Mexican Grill
.NET application migration
Simplify the migration planning of your web apps to the cloud with minimal or no code changes with the Azure App Service Migration Assistant tool—a free and simple path to automatically migrate .NET or PHP web applications from on-premises to the cloud.
- Assess your website for migration by running a scan of its public URL.
- Download the Migration Assistant tool to run readiness checks.
- Migrate your web application to Azure App Service.
Receive step-by-step guidance for modernising your SQL Server data on Azure.
- Download and install the Data Migration Assistant.
- Perform a SQL Server migration assessment of your data.
- Use the Azure Database Migration Service to easily migrate your data, schema, and objects from on-premises to the cloud at scale.