Azure Migration Center
Start your journey to the cloud. Get all the tools, resources and guidance to migrate your servers, apps, databases and other workloads to Azure with confidence.
Why migrate to Azure
Intelligent security services backed by 3,500 cybersecurity professionals and the industry’s largest compliance portfolio
The lowest cost of ownership by combining unique pricing options and extended security updates
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 of your resources to Azure
Explore common migration scenarios.
Migrate on-premises virtual machines (VMs) running on Windows or Linux servers to take advantage of Azure and built-in security.
Reduce costs with Azure Hybrid Benefit and free extended security updates on your VMs in Azure.
Easily extend your VMware environment in Azure and continue using the VMware tools and expertise you have. Run native VMware environments at any scale with unified management of Azure and VMware resources.
Enable seamless migrations from multiple database sources including SQL Server, MySQL and PostgreSQL to Azure data platforms with minimal downtime. Our fully managed database service provides built-in security and performance monitoring for up to thousands of databases.
Virtual desktop infrastructure
Migrate your virtual desktops to Azure for simplified management, multi-session Windows 10, optimisations for Office 365 ProPlus and support for remote data service 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.
"By moving our acquired applications to Azure, we were able to get them up, running, and adding value to the business in three weeks, versus the three months needed to requisition servers and storage."Peter Tomlinson, Director of IS, Technology Operations, Allscripts
"What led us to migrate to Azure was that it's a solid, balanced, end-to-end platform with strong support, a high level of security, and a rich suite of services and products."Mark Dajani, Chief Information Officer, Carlsberg Group
"We have now been through one entire tax season with SQL Server 2017 for our operational data store and data warehouse, and migration worked with minimal issues."Sameer Agarwal, Manager of Enterprise Data Analytics, H&R Block
Simplify your journey with Azure Migrate
Use a single resource to assess your readiness and then execute and track your migration.
Documentation, training and resources
Gauge your migration readiness with the Strategic Migration Assessment and Readiness Tool (SMART).