Azure Migration Programme
Get the guidance and expert help you need at every stage of the cloud migration journey. Migrate infrastructure, databases and apps – and move forward with confidence.Join programme
Simplify your cloud migration journey
Watch to get an overview of the Azure Migration Programme and how it can help you confidently migrate to Azure. Learn how get proactive guidance and tools – plus the right mix of expert help at every stage of your migration journey.
Flexible to meet your unique needs
Migrate your infrastructure, databases and apps on your own terms
Find the cloud migration companies and specialised Azure migration partners that best fit your scenario
Get the specific security, governance, data and networking design guidance you need for your project
Optimise costs to meet your budget
Qualify for Azure credits to help offset transition costs as you migrate
Get cloud migration services from subsidised partners for assessment and migration
Learn cloud skills with Azure technical training through Microsoft Learn and accredited partners
High confidence with the right expert help
Get direct access to FastTrack for Azure engineers to help plan your cloud migration and design your architecture
Work with specialist migration partners to address your unique needs
Continue to get support from migration experts even after your migration is complete
See what Azure Migration Programme customers have to say
British Council cut costs nearly in half
British Council, the United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relationship and educational opportunities, migrated to the cloud on an accelerated timeline and cut IT costs by close to 50 per cent with the help of the Azure Migration Programme and Microsoft partner Nordcloud.
TINE SA lowered costs and improved operations
"It was shocking to see that we had so many servers running so much more than we needed. Some were running only one process that we easily migrated. And many could just shut down. Overall, we really optimized our costs."Morten Hansen, Infrastructure Architect, TINE SA
Global telecommunications leader gains versatility in the cloud
"Not only did moving to the cloud give us the versatility to be able to scale up and scale down in any country where we needed to operate, but it also gave us the robustness from a disaster recovery perspective."Willie Ryan, Global EHS and IT Director, Actavo
Get the help that you need to simplify your journey to the cloud
The Azure Migration Programme can help accelerate your progress with proactive guidance and the right mix of expert help at every stage of your migration journey. Complete the form to join on your own or be nominated by a team or partner.
Azure Migration Programme FAQs
What are the benefits of the Azure Migration Programme?
The Azure Migration Programme helps accelerate your journey to the cloud by providing the following benefits:
- Best practices, resources and guidance
- Technical skill building
- Azure engineering support
- Specialised migration partners
- Migration tools
- Offers for reducing migration costs
Which geographic regions are supported?
The Azure Migration Programme is available to all Azure customers. The programme offers direct assistance to customers in the following supported geographic areas: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Myanmar, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Trinidad & Tobago, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela and Vietnam. Expansion to other regions is being planned and will be announced closer to the launch dates. Local language coverage is dependent on resource availability.
Am I eligible to join the Azure Migration Programme?
The Azure Migration Programme 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 Programme?
- Contact us: Start by submitting a simple form telling us about your migration project.
- Find out more: After you submit the form, Microsoft will assemble a mix of resources and advise you on the next steps.
- Migrate and maximise your ROI: Microsoft will help you to assess and migrate your environment. In addition, we’ll provide you with resources to optimise your costs and secure your environment for ongoing success with Azure.
How much does the Azure Migration Programme cost?
There’s no additional cost for the Azure Migration Programme for Azure customers.
How does the Azure Migration Programme work with partners?
Microsoft believes that every customer can benefit from using Azure and should engage with a migration partner on this journey. We will either provide you with resources directly or match you with a migration partner if you don’t already have one.