Cloud migration

Migrating to the cloud is easier than you might think. Take the first steps by following a proven methodology, using tools and partner offers to help along the way. Migrate to Azure in a way that works for your business without affecting your day-to-day operations, and learn ways of optimising your migration to assure long-term results.

Start with the right plan and the best tools

Using the new Azure Migrate service, easily build the full list of your on-premises virtual machines and get help with understanding the interdependencies among them. Map your migration groups, optimise utilisation and get recommendations and guidance for detecting and overcoming cloud migration obstacles.

Discover and assess your environment

Use automated tools to assess your workload configuration and create a customised, detailed validation plan. Calculate your total cost of ownership across cloud, on-premises and hybrid environments, so you can see where your migration investments make the most sense.

Migrate with minimal business impact

Migration doesn’t have to mean downtime. Get there smarter and faster with flexible, powerful tools that help ensure successful workload migration, including validating all cloud applications and their dependencies, without disrupting your business.

Try the latest data migration planning tools

Ensure fast, simple and reliable migration of your critical data to the cloud with the new Azure Database Migration Service, a fully managed service that enables seamless and frictionless migrations from heterogeneous database sources to Azure Database platforms with minimal downtime. This service will streamline the tasks required to move existing databases to Azure, including deployment options such as the new Azure SQL Database Managed Instance.

Save money using your existing Windows Server investments

With the Azure Hybrid Benefit, use your on-premises Windows Server licences with Software Assurance to run Windows virtual machines in Azure. Reduce migration costs by up to 40 per cent, whether you’re moving a few workloads or migrating your whole data centre to the cloud.

Accelerate workload migrations with an experienced integration partner

Get help with tools and services from partners who know Azure.

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