Azure Migration and Modernization Program
Get the right mix of expert help you need to set up your cloud environment and move forward with confidence.
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Watch this video to learn about the Azure Migration and Modernization Program. Discover how to get technical training, resources for using best practices, and support at every stage with a proven approach, unique cost-saving offers, and step-by-step guidance from Azure engineers and expert Azure migration partners.
Announcing: Expanded scenario support
The Azure Migration and Modernization Program is expanding support to additional scenarios, including SAP, Red Hat OpenShift, hybrid deployments with Azure Arc, and deepened security focus with assistance for services like Azure Security Center and Azure Defender.
Join the thousands of other customers who have simplified and accelerated their cloud journeys with the Azure Migration and Modernization Program.
Use a proven, end-to-end approach for all your needs
Migrate and modernize your apps, data, and infrastructure using proven tools and patterns.
Optimize costs and drive sustainable outcomes
Reduce your migration costs: Get matched with unique offers and incentives based on your need and where you are in your journey.
Support environmentally sustainable outcomes while driving operational efficiencies when you migrate from on-premises to the cloud.
See how customers are thriving by moving to Azure
American Cancer Society moves to the cloud using the Azure Migration and Modernization Program
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British Council optimizes costs to digitally transform using the Azure Migration and Modernization Program
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How the University of Leicester enabled remote learning in a global crisis
Watch how the Azure Migration and Modernization Program enabled the University of Leicester to deploy remote learning under tight time constraints and protect revenue and operations.
Implenia moves to the cloud with the Azure Migration and Modernization Program
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Get the help you need to simplify your cloud migration and modernization journey
Self-guided digital support
- Immediate access to curated resources designed to support your migration and modernization efforts.
- A conversation with an Azure sales specialist to help answer questions about Azure, migration, and modernization.
- Guidance on next steps and what cloud migration and modernization tools and resources to use.
- Technical training through Microsoft Learn and accredited partners to build cloud skills with Azure.
- Expert help from expert Azure migration and modernization partners and FastTrack for Azure engineers.
- Project assistance including planning, designing, modernizing, and migrating your workloads to Azure.
- Offers and incentives to help reduce transition costs (based on eligibility).
- Azure technical training and certifications tailored to your organization's needs.
*Note: Guided deployments have a minimum project size to qualify. See the form for details.
Azure Migration and Modernization Program FAQs
What are the benefits of the Azure Migration and Modernization Program?
The Azure Migration and Modernization Program helps accelerate your cloud migration and modernization process through a variety of benefits, including:
- Best practices, resources, and guidance.
- Technical skill building.
- Azure engineering support.
- Specialized partners.
- Cloud migration and modernization tools.
- Unique offers for reducing migration costs.
Which geographic regions are supported?
The Azure Migration and Modernization Program is available to all Azure customers. The program 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, Egypt, El Salvador, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Korea, Kuwait, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Myanmar, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Trinidad & Tobago, Turkey, 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 and Modernization Program?
The Azure Migration and Modernization Program 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 and Modernization Program?
- 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 maximize your ROI: Microsoft will help you to assess and migrate your environment. In addition, we'll provide you with cloud migration and modernization tools and resources to optimize your costs and help secure your environment for ongoing success with Azure.
How much does the Azure Migration and Modernization Program cost?
There’s no additional cost for the Azure Migration and Modernization Program for Azure customers.
How does the Azure Migration and Modernization Program work with partners?
Microsoft believes that engaging with an expert partner on your cloud journey is the best way to make the most of your Azure investment. Depending on your needs, through the program you'll work either directly with Azure or be matched with an expert Azure migration partner if you don't already have one. Partners are either expert managed service providers or advanced specialization partners.