Azure Migration Program (AMP) is a new, centrally managed program to help accelerate migration and enable customer success. It includes prescriptive guidance and tools customers need for a path to the cloud from start to finish. Using proven cloud adoption methodologies, tools, resources, and best practices, AMP will enable customers to simplify and accelerate their move to the cloud, working hand in hand with Microsoft experts and specialized migration partners.
AMP includes the following components:
- Curated, step-by-step guidance from Microsoft experts (through FastTrack) and specialized migration partners based on proven Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure methodology.
- Technical skill building with foundational and role-specific courses to develop new Azure skills and ensue long-term organizational readiness.
- Free Azure migration tools including Azure Migrate to assess and migrate workloads. And free Azure Cost Management to optimize costs.
- Offers to reduce migration costs including Azure Hybrid Benefit, free Extended Security Updates for Windows Server and SQL Server 2008.
Microsoft will determine the appropriate mix of offer components based on customer scenario.