- By leveraging secure migration technologies and tools, customers can rapidly migrate their systems to the cloud, encompassing popular enterprise applications and databases like SAP, Oracle, Linux, Windows Server, and SQL Server.
- Microsoft’s dedicated experts and specialist partners will readily offer guidance and support, empowering customers throughout their cloud transformation.
Microsoft Corp. introduces groundbreaking Azure solutions, “Azure Migrate and Modernize” and “Azure Innovate,” providing enterprise businesses with vital tools to facilitate smooth cloud migration and drive innovation.
Microsoft significantly transformed its flagship program, Azure Migration and Modernization Program, to the recently enhanced Azure Migrate and Modernize. Retaining the core frameworks of the original program, this expansion amplifies its capabilities to address emerging requirements and cater to evolving needs effectively. These enhancements encompass expanded capacities and comprehensive support for high-performance computing.
Azure Innovate is an advanced solution that empowers companies to build custom and complex cloud-native apps with artificial intelligence capabilities. It provides state-of-the-art monitoring and analytics, enabling businesses to unlock their full potential.
According to Cyril Belikoff, the General Manager overseeing go-to-market initiatives for Azure and industry clouds at Microsoft, “Each organization’s cloud journey vary – some organizations need support migrating to the cloud, while others need help building new applications using cloud-native architecture or leveraging AI. Whether you are migrating to gain efficiency, improve security, create an AI-ready data estate; or to build your own AI-infused solutions — now you have the curated resources you need in one place.”
Enterprise customers with access to these product offerings will receive comprehensive guidance and assessments for their current approaches throughout their cloud journey. From the initial to final stages, these offerings enable seamless migration from existing frameworks by providing proof of concepts, essential tooling, and dedicated deployment assistance.
These offerings include technical frameworks like the Cloud Adoption Framework and Azure Well-Architected Framework. These frameworks are prebuilt studied implementations of cloud journeys, enabling enterprise customers to optimize their workloads. They cover various aspects such as security strategies, best practices for cost management, and short- and long-term objectives.
By leveraging secure migration technologies and tools, customers can rapidly migrate their systems to the cloud, encompassing popular enterprise applications and databases like SAP, Oracle, Linux, Windows Server, and SQL Server. Azure Migrate, a free automated tool for discoverability and operational assessment, further facilitates the process by enabling customers to swiftly map and virtualize their company’s software infrastructure, ensuring readiness for seamless cloud migration.
Microsoft ensures a seamless cloud modernization journey by providing expert assistance at every step of the program process. Microsoft’s dedicated experts and specialist partners will readily offer guidance and support, empowering customers throughout their cloud transformation. This encompasses planning sessions, total cost of ownership analysis, cloud adoption approaches, workshops, assessments, and deployment activities.
According to Microsoft, enterprise customers interested in developing AI copilots should consider exploring Azure Inspire. Businesses will have access to a team of artificial intelligence experts and a wide range of resources, tools, and cloud-native capabilities. This comprehensive support will simplify the process of training and deploying AI models using businesses’ data directly into their applications.
Belikoff said, “With their robust set of tools and resources, Azure Migrate and Modernize and amp; Azure Innovate will help enable a smooth transition to the cloud, providing you with flexibility, scalability and cost savings on your own terms.”