Azure migration center
Why migrate to Azure
The lowest cost of ownership by combining unique pricing options and extended security updates
Intelligent security services backed by 3,500 cybersecurity professionals and the industry’s largest compliance portfolio
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 your resources to Azure
Explore common migration scenarios.
Simplify migration of on-premises virtual machines (VMs) running on Windows or Linux servers to Azure. Choose to migrate to Azure IaaS directly or easily extend your VMware environment natively on Azure with Azure VMware Solutions.
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.
Enable seamless migrations from multiple database sources including SQL Server, MySQL and Cassandra to Azure data platforms with minimal downtime. Our enhanced virtual machines and fully managed database services provide administration help, security and performance monitoring found only in Azure.
Bring the intelligence, security and reliability of Azure to your SAP applications. Learn how our preferred cloud partnership with SAP provides a well-defined path to move your SAP landscape to Azure and accelerate time to innovation.
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.
"We wanted to eliminate $3 million in capital costs over about three years, and to reduce our operations costs by approximately the same amount. At the Same time we wanted to improve our quality of service. With Azure, we're confident about meeting these goals."Jim Slattery, Chief Financial Officer, Capstone Mining
"We're now saving about 30 percent a year on infrastructure costs just by moving to Azure, with more flexibility, better servers, greater customization, and more freedom to do what we want."Darren Gourley, Chief Technology Officer, CYTI
"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.