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Migrate to Azure


Trying to figure out how to migrate to Azure for greater scale, security and high availability? See how we can help in your digital transformation to a modern data estate, while keeping costs under control.

Deciding how to Migrate to Azure


While working with our customers over the years, we’ve seen a variety of great reasons to migrate to Azure. It often starts with looking for new ways to support the increasing demands of their customers by extending their data center into Microsoft Azure. Or, it could be the vision of building transformative solutions using building blocks like cognitive services for outstanding customer experiences.

It all starts with a combination of understanding what your business wants to achieve and then having the people, processes, and platform knowledge to guide you along the path that is right for your organization.

As a Gold Partner of Microsoft with competencies in Cloud Platform, Data Platform, Application Development, and Data Analytics, we have the expertise and resources to help you choose a path that is right for you and helping you make it a reality. It starts with our Future-State Architecture Design Engagement where we work with you to understand your business priorities, initiatives, current challenges, and desired business outcomes.

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As a next step you would want to get a better understanding of your current data estate and the resource consumption. A true picture of your data estate needs should serve as the foundation for migrating to Microsoft Azure financial model. Our Data Management Optimization service provides the data and reports to set you on the path that will help you achieve your business goals and control costs.

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Check out how we can get you started right away:

Special incentives from Microsoft


As a Gold partner of Microsoft, we have access to special incentive programs to help co-invest with you in your move to Microsoft Azure.

Please contact us to see if you qualify.

Learn how DB Best can help your team to migrate applications to Microsoft Azure infrastructure services designed to minimize architectural change or code modifications.

Explore different ways of activating Microsoft Azure storage solutions to reduce storage costs for large data footprints.

If you have a Microsoft Software Assurance agreement, you would have received vouchers to use with partners like DB Best to help your organization in implementing development and test scenarios with Microsoft Azure virtual machines

This Microsoft program helps your team develop a plan to upgrade your aging SQL Server 2000, 2005, 2008, and 2008 R2 database applications to the latest versions of SQL Server and Azure SQL Database.

This engagement allows you to integrate existing relational data sources with new big data sets using your team’s existing skills.

This engagement explores how to take your BI solutions on premises or in the cloud to the next level with technologies including Analysis Services, Power BI, and Reporting Services.

How to get the most out of Microsoft Azure


There are several ways that you can approach adapting your solutions to Microsoft Azure. We like to think of these five stages to help customers onboard their solutions.

  • Backup and archival to Azure storage using tools like Azure Backup, and SQL Server backup and restore with Azure blob storage service.
  • Creation of development and test environments using Azure DevTest Labs.
  • Website migration to Microsoft Azure PaaS solutions
  • Lift and shift of applications and databases to Azure
  • Platform migration and modernization to Microsoft Azure

This video shows how we have helped customers deploy their solutions on Microsoft Azure.

Sample of our migrate to Azure services


We offer a variety of migrations that include lift and shift of websites to Microsoft Azure, using storage for disaster recovery, and archival of data.

Here are some specific offers that we have related to your migrate to Azure initiatives.

Need to know how to migrate SQL Server to Azure Virtual Machine? See how DB Best Technologies can help with configuring security, high availability, disaster recovery, and performance for one to hundreds of servers using our automation solutions.

Need to know how to migrate SQL Server to Azure SQL Database? See how DB Best Technologies can help with configuring security, high availability, disaster recovery, and performance for one server to hundreds with our automation solutions.

Helping our customers migrate MySQL to Azure Database MySQL and take advantage of cloud benefits such as high availability, security, and scalability at a reasonable price.

The DB Best team can help customers migrate their PostgreSQL workloads to Microsoft Azure cloud within Migrate PostgreSQL to Azure Database PostgreSQL offer.

Fine tune your Data Warehouse to help you get the most out of Azure services.

Are you concerned about the future of your Oracle, Teradata, Netezza, Vertica, and Greenplum solutions? Let us showcase our expertise in helping you perform a data warehouse migration to Azure SQL Data Warehouse.

Examples of applications created on Azure

  • Using Mobile Applications for Augmented Reality Art Buying
  • Ultimate car rental service mobile applications
  • Using iBeacons in mobile application for exhibitions
  • Momdezvous application built specially for mothers of young children