Azure Server Migration: Architecture, Discovery, Assessment and Cost Estimation

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Our Azure Migration Consulting Service provides customers with a tailored strategy and comprehensive deliverables for an efficient migration to the Microsoft Azure cloud.

Our Azure Migration Service is designed to help customers efficiently migrate their on-premises server fleet to the Microsoft Azure cloud. Our team of experts will work closely with your organization to develop a tailored migration strategy, ensuring a smooth transition and minimizing downtime. Our service offers exceptional value for businesses looking to onboard their on-prem server fleet to Azure while minimizing technical risks and cost.

Benefits of the Service

  1. Cost Reduction: Migrating to the Azure cloud can significantly reduce your organization's IT infrastructure and maintenance costs. The better you accelerate this transition, the faster your organization will benefit.

  2. Accelerated Migration: by leveraging the recommended practices from the Cloud Adoption Framework and Azure Migrate, we utilize proven tools and methodologies to unblock and accelerate your migration objectives.

  3. Enhanced Security: Benefit from Azure's advanced security features and compliance certifications, safeguarding your organization's data and applications. Onboard your migrated server fleet to advanced cyber security solutions such as Azure Sentinel and Defender for Cloud.

  4. Improved Business Continuity: Azure's robust disaster recovery capabilities help minimize downtime and ensure business continuity during the migration process.


Solution Architecture: A comprehensive architecture that includes:

• Connectivity with the Azure cloud, and connectivity for the replication of storage of your on-prem servers,

• Landing zone proposal,

• DNS name solution for your hybrid environment,

• VNet design and subnet sizing.

Discovery & Assessment

• Set up Azure Migrate projects,

• Initiating server fleet discovery for Hyper-V, VMware, and bare metal servers,

• Run assessment to start understanding your assets, the confidence rating for the migration, or blockers against it.

• Capacity planning for your Azure VMs and storage services in the cloud

Migration Strategy

• Define the best approach for migration, considering options such as Rehost, Replace, Retire, and Rearchitect,

• Cost estimation for the migration effort itself, as well as the ongoing Azure running costs to expect, helping you plan and budget effectively.