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    August 2019

    Aug 9

    Azure Migrate is now available in Australia, Canada, India, and Japan

    Azure Migrate now supports the creation of migration projects in Australia, Canada, India, and Japan geographies.

    • Azure Migrate
    • Features
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services

    July 2019

    Jul 15

    Announcing Azure Migration Program

    Azure Migration Program, which allows customers and partners to apply to work directly with Microsoft to plan and implement Azure migration projects, is now available. Using proven Microsoft cloud adoption methodologies, tools, resources, and best practices, you’ll simplify and accelerate your Azure cloud migration with an approach that’s tailored to your organization’s unique needs.

    • Azure Migrate
    • SQL Server on Virtual Machines
    • Azure Database Migration Service
    • Microsoft Inspire
    Jul 11

    Azure Migrate is now a central hub to start, execute and track your migration journey

    Azure Migrate is now enhanced and can help you discover, assess, and migrate applications, infrastructure, and data from your on-premises environments to Azure. You can centrally track progress of your migration journey across multiple Microsoft and Independent Software Vendor (ISV) tools in Azure Migrate.

    • Azure Migrate
    • Features
    • Services

    May 2019

    May 29

    Azure NetApp Files is now generally available

    Azure NetApp Files, an Azure first-party service, is a powerful file-storage service to run your most demanding file workloads in Azure, without the need for any code modification.

    • Azure Migrate
    • SAP HANA on Azure Large Instances
    • File Storage
    • Features
    • Microsoft Ignite
    • Microsoft Inspire
    • Services
    May 6

    Azure VMware Solutions is now generally available

    Run your VMware workloads natively on Azure with Azure VMware Solutions. This new category of Azure services, now available to the public, allows you to deploy your VMware-based applications on a dedicated and bare metal infrastructure in Azure.

    • Azure Resource Manager
    • Azure Migrate
    • ExpressRoute
    • Virtual Machines
    • Azure Reserved Virtual Machine Instances
    • Azure VMware Solution by CloudSimple
    • Microsoft Build
    • Services

    January 2019

    Jan 16

    Azure Migrate is now available in Asia and Europe

    Azure Migrate now supports the creation of migration projects in Asia and Europe geographies.

    • Azure Migrate
    • Services
    Jan 3

    Azure Migrate is now available in Azure Government

    Azure Migrate now supports the creation of migration projects in the Azure Government region.

    • Azure Migrate
    • Features
    • Services


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