Import/Export

Fast, secured, large data migration to the cloud

Transferring large volumes of data over a network can take days, weeks, or even months. Avoid the hassle, and ship your physical disks directly to Azure—we’ll upload them for you. Take advantage of Import/Export for Azure Storage, and accelerate your cloud transition.

Efficiently migrate large data sets

Save time and money compared to network transfer by shipping physical disks to and from Azure. Import large amounts of initial workload data to Azure, or quickly send data to your customer sites for simple content distribution. Plus, create backups of your on-premises data to store in the cloud, then recover data to your on-premises location if needed.

Efficiently migrate large data sets

Keep data private

When using Azure Import/Export, your data is secured every step of the way. Disks are encrypted using Microsoft BitLocker drive encryption, and your encryption keys are managed on the Azure portal or Azure REST API over SSL. In the datacenter, we migrate your data from drive to cloud using a fast, private network upload link.

Ensure data integrity

Migrate your data with confidence using Import/Export. Built-in checksums and an MD5 hash ensure data integrity. Track and monitor the status of your data migration through logs and audit trails on the Azure portal.

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