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Migrate to the innovative secure cost‑effective cloud

Learn how to plan and implement your migration.

Get ready for end of support—migrate your 2008 server applications to Azure

End of support for Windows Server and SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 is coming soon. Strengthen your security with three years of Extended Security Updates at no extra charge when you move to the cloud with Microsoft.

Strengthen your security

  • Get peace of mind with Azure, which offers the most compliance certifications of any cloud provider.
  • Use multi-layered, built-in security controls and advanced threat detection to identify and counter rapidly evolving, modern cyberattacks.
Learn more about enhanced security with Azure

Reduce your costs

  • Free up more resources to focus on innovation with the most cost-effective cloud provider for Windows and SQL Server workloads.
  • Compare costs and see how Azure is less expensive than other cloud providers.
See how you pay less with Azure

Innovate with unique tools and capabilities

  • Learn why Microsoft carries the most trust with enterprises and how you can join the 95 percent of Fortune 500 companies running on Azure and other Microsoft cloud services.
  • Get the freedom to build, manage and deploy apps on a massive global network.
Innovate more with Azure infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

Start planning your move to the cloud with these free planning tools

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Take a deep dive into the processes and tools required for implementing a complete or hybrid cloud migration with the Cloud migration essentials e-book.

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Estimate your costs based on your specific requirements and compare costs with other cloud providers with the TCO calculator.