Azure migration center
Windows Server migration
Migrate your Windows Server apps and workloads to Azure today. Use familiar tools—like Windows Server Active Directory, Windows Admin Center, and PowerShell—and get quality support from a single cloud provider across your hybrid environment.
Pay less with Azure
AWS is 5 times more expensive than Azure for Windows Server. Discover why Azure is the most cost effective cloud for your Windows Server workloads and get these unique savings only by migrating to Azure.
Use your existing licenses to save more with Azure Hybrid Benefit for Windows Server and Azure Reserved Virtual Machine Instances.
Migrate your Windows virtual machines to Azure
Gain a step-by-step understanding of what it takes to set up a successful cloud migration. Explore a series of scenarios that illustrate how to set up a migration infrastructure and run different types of migrations.
Demo: Virtual machine migration to Azure
Walk through discovery, assessment, and migration of Windows virtual machines to Azure with Jeff Woolsey, principal program manager for the Windows Server team.
Explore more Windows Server migration scenarios
Migrate your file servers to Azure
Use Storage Migration Service to inventory unstructured data on legacy servers and then transfer the data and configuration to newer servers or virtual machines on Azure—without apps or users having to change anything. Get an overview of Storage Migration Service and learn more about hybrid file management with Azure File Sync.
Demo: Storage Migration Service in Windows Server 2019
Watch Ned Pyle, principal program manager at Microsoft, migrate a legacy Windows file server to Windows Server 2019.
Migrate your .NET apps to Azure
Apply for assistance moving your .NET apps to Azure to take advantage of benefits including automatic scaling, patching, performance monitoring, and CI/CD. Get help finding the right migration option for your business and see if you’re eligible for a free assessment and code analysis.
Deliver a virtual desktop experience and remote apps to any device
Run Windows 7 in Azure and get 3 years of free extended security updates for your Windows 7 virtual desktop. Or, run Windows 10 for the only full, multi-user Windows 10 experience virtualized in the cloud. Learn more about Windows Virtual Desktop.
Move your SQL Server workloads to Azure
Explore all your cloud migration options for moving structured databases like SQL Server to Azure.
Prepare for end of support
Get an overview of your migration options to support Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Support for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 ends on January 14, 2020. Are you ready?