Discover, assess, right-size, and migrate your on-premises virtual machines (VMs) to Azure
Take a unified approach to cloud migration and modernisation
Start your migration to Azure by discovering and assessing on-premises resources and planning your move with insights. Migrate to Azure in waves and modernise for fast innovation and a high return on investment (ROI). Track and manage your progress using a central dashboard.
Comprehensive migration and modernisation services for Linux and Windows workloads
Simple and intuitive interface with centralised repository for end-to-end tracking and insights
Azure cost optimisation features and tools for efficient cloud migration
Gain a complete feature set
Migrate Linux and Windows-based infrastructure, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), applications, and data to Azure for a resilient, scalable, and secure platform. Modernise for fast innovation and high return on investment (ROI).
Unify migration and modernisation
Use a guided-experience to walk through the progress of your Azure migration and modernisation projects. Simplify your operations with a single portal for end-to-end visibility into your on-premises and cloud estate.
Use agentless discovery, Azure readiness checks, and dependency analysis for efficient on-premises mapping and identification of resources ready for migration. Use insights to estimate the cost of migrating your right-sized resources to Azure for optimal cost. Modernise to platform as a service (PaaS) and software as a service (SaaS) to accelerate innovation and reduce costs.
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We employ more than 3,500 security experts dedicated to data security and privacy.
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Azure Migrate pricing
Azure Migrate is free to use with your Azure subscription. You may incur charges for using partner tools for additional capabilities.
Get started with an Azure free account
Start free. Get $200 credit to use within 30 days. While you have your credit, get free amounts of many of our most popular services, plus free amounts of 40+ other services that are always free.
After your credit, move to pay as you go to keep building with the same free services. Pay only if you use more than your free monthly amounts.
After 12 months, you'll keep getting 40+ always-free services—and still pay only for what you use beyond your free monthly amounts.
Azure Migrate resources and documentation
Documentation and training
Frequently asked questions about Azure Migrate
Classic Azure Migrate is the original version of Azure Migrate, which only supports VMware virtual machine assessments. Azure Migrate can now be used to assess prior to migrating to and modernising in Azure. To upgrade to the most recent version of Azure Migrate, follow these instructions.
See product availability per region to use the region search tool.
Yes, Azure Migrate helps you assess VDI—select Lakeside, a VDI assessment tool, when you create a new project.
For information about licensing for a specific partner tool, visit the partner's website or go to Azure Migrate pricing for pricing information.
Yes, Azure Migrate features support for physical server assessment and migration.
See a list of supported databases.
To begin your database migration, first use an Azure Migrate database assessment tool to discover and assess on-premises databases. To migrate your databases, use the Database Migration Service from the Azure Portal, select the subscription used in your Azure Migrate database assessment, and migrate groups and instances from your assessment.
Azure Migrate supports discovery and assessment of on-premises resources, and migration to and modernisation in Azure. Azure Site Recovery is a disaster recovery solution.