The large and diverse VMware user base is both “sticky” (intensely loyal to VMware’s feature suites) and change-averse (highly concerned over the potential disruption that could result from any change).
As it happens, Microsoft understands this mindset very well. Befitting its status as another power player with its start in the pre-cloud world, Microsoft is under no illusion that VMware users will simply abandon their data centers and move to the cloud.
How Azure’s support for hybrid infrastructures enables VMware users in particular to keep maximizing the value of their on-premises VMware installations while transitioning to the cloud.
Using the Azure Migrate assessment to help evaluate on-premises VWware workloads and plan a migration to Azure.
The ways Azure offers cost-saving advantages through options like Azure Reserved VM Instances and Azure Hybrid Benefit (for Windows Server workloads), enabling VMware clients to save substantially more than those who opt for the same implementation on other cloud platforms.
If you are a VMware shop contemplating a transition to Azure, be sure to take advantage of these quick tips to learn more about the opportunities and potential pitfalls in a VMware to Azure migration. And also, why relying on a Managed Cloud Service Provider, especially an Azure Expert MSP like Navisite, that has deep experience in VMware, may just be the right choice to smooth out the transition.
Learn more about Navisite’s VMware to Azure Management services, contact us or call us at (888) 298-8222 for additional information.