Free briefing on Information Governance Data Migration to Azure
Companies have often used external archives for email archiving because these archives have superior compliance and eDiscovery capabilities compared to regular mailboxes. Maintaining an on-premise environment involves various expenses to take into account, such as IT staff time, license maintenance costs for subscriptions, licensing and SQL server expenses, servers, storage for archive and index, and legal staff time. Migrating workloads to Office 365 can help mitigate some of these escalating costs and simplify life for users and legal teams.
Data transfer of the associated external archives can involve a lengthy, complicated, and multi-stage process that is susceptible to human errors, lacks auditing, error management, and chain of custody guarantees. However, our engineers can guide you through this cumbersome process and promptly move your data archives to a cloud-based solution.
VAST offers a complimentary one-hour technical briefing on "Archive Data Migration to Microsoft Azure: Benefits and Best Practices." This conversation will help VAST understand your needs and come up with a Statement of Work that would best suit your needs.
Our Migration services could include the following depending on your specific needs:
• Perform assessment of customer’s on-premise environment and customer’s preferred Azure storage target • Develop plan of action for migration • Review infrastructure and software prerequisites as well as customer’s preferred Azure storage target • Review on-premise to Azure connection requirements with customer * Gather connection information such as endpoint, SAS access, creation of storage account and container in Azure
• Perform installation and configuration of the data migration tool * Creation of the migration database * Apply migration tool license * Configure connectors
• Validate SQL server connection to the migration database prior to migration. • Perform pilot group migration to attain metrics on expected migration duration and success rates • Perform migration for the remainder of the archives • Produce and review Chain of Custody report with customer for customer acceptance • Perform project closure