Migrating VMware workload to Cloud

Companies are moving their workload to cloud as it gives you agility, security, reliability and global scale while reducing your overall cost of infrastructure.

Today we are going to discuss migration tools which can help to migrate VMware workload  from on-premises to cloud.
First we will talk about Azure, Azure offers  many services out of which one is “Migrate applications with Azure Migrate” which offers
1)Discovery and assessment
3)Resource & Cost Optimization.
Here we are going to discuss about migration which is done once discovery has completed. With help of Azure site recovery  you can migrate your on-premises applications to Azure in just few simple click. Here are some benifits  of using ASR:
  • Azure Site Recovery (ASR) enables customers to migrate VMware-virtualized Windows Server and Linux workloads with minimal downtime.
  • For migrating application in sequence ,ASR offers application-centric migration which helps you to sequence your application servers as they migrate.
  • On  top of it, to migrate their SQL Server and Oracle databases directly into the fully managed Azure SQL Database ,Azure Database Migration Service is there to help you out.
  • For large volume storage migration,  Azure Data Box, an appliance designed to simplify data movement to Azure.

On the other AWS has come up with VMware cloud on AWS, where dedicated VMware infrastructure is offered to customer to their work load from on-premises to cloud. One of best migration tool for seamless and error free migration is HCX. Here are key characteristics using VMware on AWS.


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