One of the leading medical software providers maintained their complex healthcare system with thousands of unique users. Developing over time, this system became overloaded and unsaf...
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 help 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.
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.
We can get you started right away with a Data Management Optimization for Microsoft Data Platform service.
Be sure to check out our other services listed below.
Everyone is talking about the need for a digital transformation, but how do you get there? See how our future-state architecture design can use cutting edge technology to meet your organization’s needs.
Are you looking to stay ahead of the competition by using Azure? Our full day Azure data platform readiness training can jump start your team to better understand what is possible.
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.
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.
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.
We have a great set of blog posts and data sheets to help you better understand our capabilities as the leader in database migration services and prove out possibilities and expertise in migrate to Azure projects.
DBMSys is a lightweight tool designed by DB Best specifically around collecting data from multiple environments to help develop a business case for a modernization to upgrade path. The...
One of the largest North American agricultural enterprises has been envisioning and designing a new cloud-based Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing architecture. They were using...
One of the world’s largest distributors of non-food consumable products wanted to rationalize their data platform and business intelligence strategy. Their current IBM DB2 database s...
A major Health Department was running a data system that has been expanding over the years. Eventually, they ended up with a highly outdated and inefficient environment with thousands ...
A major American provider of global eCommerce solutions was looking for a way to upgrade their extensive data processing system. We provided them with visibility into their system and ...
‘Low-performing and costly’ - these were major characteristics of the Oracle system of one of our customers, a leading US automotive corporations. In this regard, it was quite natu...
An international healthcare company felt the urge to migrate core components of their application initially to Azure Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) with a long-term goal of transfe...
Reference data sheet
Reference white paper
This white paper explores challenges that arise when you migrate from an Oracle 7.3 database or later to SQL Server 2014. It describes the implementation differences of database objec...
Summary: This white paper covers known issues for migrating Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise database to SQL Server 2014. Instructions for handling the differences between the two pla...