Today we are announcing the Azure File Migration Program which gives customers and partners in our Solution Integrator and Service Provider ecosystem, access to industry-leading file migration solutions from Komprise and Data Dynamics—at no cost. These solutions help easily, safely, and securely migrate file and object data to Azure Storage.
We announced the general availability of Azure NetApp Files in May 2019. Since then, we have worked with customers to successfully migrate and run some of their most important production workloads. Today, we are announcing the removal of the waiting list for this service. The capabilities, scale, performance, and cost-efficiency of Azure NetApp Files are unmatched in the cloud, and we look forward to continuing our work with customers to enable some of their most demanding workloads in the cloud.
It’s no secret that organizations consider data as one of their most valuable assets and are investing to build their capability for data-driven decision making. While it is challenging to institute a flexible and cost-effective data estate on-premises, the cloud offers an extensive set of innovative and data-oriented solutions.
As Julia White mentioned in her blog today, we’re pleased to announce the general availability of Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 and Azure Data Explorer. We also announced the preview of Azure Data Factory Mapping Data Flow.