Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing service created by Microsoft for building, testing, deploying, and managing applications and services through Microsoft-managed data centers.
Azure Migrate provides a centralized hub to assess and migrate to Azure on-premises servers, infrastructure, applications, and data. It provides the following:
❑ Unified migration platform: A single portal to start, run, and track your migration to Azure.
❑ Range of tools: A range of tools for assessment and migration. Azure Migrate tools include Server Assessment and Azure Migrate: Server Migration. Azure Migrate also integrates with other Azure services and tools, and with independent software vendor (ISV) offerings.
❑ Assessment and migration: In the Azure Migrate hub, you can assess and migrate:
✓ Servers: Assess on-premises servers and migrate them to Azure virtual machines or Azure VMware Solution (AVS) (Preview).
✓ Databases: Assess on-premises databases and migrate them to Azure SQL Database or to SQL Managed Instance.
✓ Web applications: Assess on-premises web applications and migrate them to Azure App Service by using the Azure App Service Migration Assistant.
✓ Virtual desktops: Assess your on-premises virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and migrate it to Windows Virtual Desktop in Azure.
✓ Data: Migrate large amounts of data to Azure quickly and cost-effectively using Azure Data Box products.