Data Archival On Cloud 1 Week Implementation

IFI Techsolutions

Enabling extension of your on-premises backup, storage and data archiving solutions to the cloud, resulting in reducing cost and complexity, while achieving efficiency and infinite scalability

IFI Techsolutions is a leading cloud solutions and managed services provider that was recognized as a 2020 Microsoft Partner of the Year Finalist. Founded by former Microsoft executives, IFI Techsolutions has earned Microsoft Azure Advanced Specializations on Windows Server and SQL Server Migration, Modernization of Web Applications and Windows Virtual Desktop.

We have a team of expert Cloud Consultants, Cloud Architects, Cloud Engineers who help customers to replicate their on-premises data on the Azure storage. Based on our years of experience, we develop methods, best practices, tools, and services to achieve smooth replication of data to Azure.

Agenda for Implementation

Phase 1: Kickoff & Information Gathering

  • Required access to the current environment.
  • Understanding the file server setup.
  • Identify files/folders to be backed up.
  • Identify server to be deployed as Archive server for runtime integration.
  • Identify the test workloads.

Phase 2: Architecture Designing

  • Decide the nomenclature for the Azure environment with customers.
  • Design the Azure environment for data replication

Phase 3: Initial Preparation

  • Setting up Azure storage account & configuring lifecycle management policy.
  • Setting up the data factory & configuring runtime time integration.
  • Replicate the test workloads.

Phase 4: Post-replication

  • Verify the replication consistency for test workloads.
  • Verify the automated transfer from hot tier to archive based on policy.
  • Perform restore from the backed-up data & validate.

Phase 5: Setup Monitoring.

  • Setup Notification alerts for backup jobs.


  • Detailed report of resources in Azure.
  • Architecture and Project Plan for migration.
  • Estimate time and efforts required for migration.
  • Provide the handover as documentation