Microsoft has announced the general availability of Azure Migration Program and FastTrack for Azure in India to simplify migration to cloud platforms for organisations. Through Azure Migration Program and FastTrack for Azure, the tech giant aims to deliver a unified, integrated experience across Azure and partner migration tools, for organizations to identify the right tools for their migration scenario.
According to sources, the programs build on Microsoft’s depth of expertise in helping organisations transition to the cloud seamlessly and is a continuation of its efforts to help them increase their agility. With Azure Migration Program and FastTrack for Azure, organizations can get the required support and expertise from Microsoft to make cloud migration simpler and faster.
Azure Migration Program offers curated, step-by-step training directly from Microsoft and cloud migration specialized partners for planning and implementing every aspect of migration. The program provides comprehensive technical resources and skill-building through foundational and role-specific courses to help organizations in getting the maximum value from Microsoft Azure and drive long-term success. The Program allows organisations to plan and implement Azure migration projects using proven and customised Microsoft cloud adoption methodologies, tools, resources, and best practices.
FastTrack for Azure is a no-cost, technical enablement program for seamless migration to Azure, with support for Windows Server, SQL Server, SAP, Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD), app modernization, and data analytics. Under FastTrack for Azure, organizations are provided with direct assistance from Azure Engineers and Project Managers. It effectively assesses their architectural needs helping them accelerate deployment of Azure solutions and enables seamless design and deployment of cloud solutions. FastTrack for Azure also provides data centre migration, business continuity and disaster recovery, and high-performance computing, among other benefits to organisations.
Shivir Chordia, Azure Business Group Lead, Microsoft India said, “With Azure Migration Program and FastTrack for Azure, we aim to help organisations accelerate their digital transformation and cloud journey with business-tailored guidance and support directly from our engineering teams. Both programs have been designed for organizations in the country to enable them to bring innovations to the market with agility and resilience by leveraging Microsoft Azure. Through these programs, Microsoft will continue to support Indian industries better engage with customers, empower employees, optimize operations, and innovate products and services.”