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AMP now supports:


VDI Deployments
AMP is the “lead” migration offer for the Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) solution, which delivers the only multi-session Windows 10 experience, enables optimizations for Office 365 ProPlus and deploys in minutes. Stay tuned to apply for the new Advanced Specialization for WVD (Coming soon)


.NET Migrations
Azure offers the only end to end hosting platform designed from the ground up to manage .NET applications with Azure App Service and Azure SQL. Now is the time to take advantage of easy to use app and database migration assistants and new streamlined resources available through the .NET Apps offer in AMP to bring ASP.NET web apps to Azure. Get qualified as an AMP partner with an Advanced Specialization for Web App Modernization - learn more and apply


The Azure Migration Program offers the proactive guidance and tools customers need to set up their cloud environment, migrate infrastructure, databases and application workloads, and move forward with confidence.

Wherever your customer is in the cloud journey, the Azure Migration Program can help accelerate progress.

All customers can access resources such as free migration tools, step-by-step technical guidance, training and help in finding a migration partner. In addition, depending on your specific project, customers may be eligible for direct support from Azure experts and offers to help with the costs of migration.

Azure Migration Program benefits

Accelerate your customer deals on migration
Agile funds and resources including frictionless engagement with Microsoft sellers
Collaborate with Azure engineering and seamless engagement with Microsoft sellers
New modernization, innovation and managed services opportunities

"With the Cloud Adoption Framework and the Azure Migration program, Microsoft is bringing a tremendous toolset for the customer and our goal is to help the customer use that toolset in the most effective way, reducing complexity and optimizing costs."

- Geir Gulliksen , CEO, Crayon Norway

"Our business is built on automation and agility and that is why the Azure Migration Program excites us, it creates a predictable business case for the customer, and offers a repeatable, yet agile engine to move to the cloud."

- Jan Kritz, CEO, Nordcloud

"With these uncertain times, certain industries are looking to transition to the cloud now to save their businesses and the Azure Migration Program provides that incentive, agility and real support directly from Microsoft, working with us to accelerate this move for the customer."

- Christiano Knott, Microsoft Global Alliance Director, SoftwareONE

"The Azure Migration Program offers the strong foundation for those customers committing to Azure to improve business performance, become more efficient, and enable scalability."

- Rupert Lehner, SVP - Central & Eastern Europe, Fujitsu

AMP Eligibility criteria for partners

DC Migration Scenario
  • WS/SQL: Azure Expert MSP/Advanced Specialization in WS/SQL
  • Linux, My SQL: Azure Expert MSP/Advanced Specialization in Linux
  • Azure VMware Solution: Azure Expert MSP
VDI Deployment

Advanced Specialization for WVD (Coming Soon)

.NET apps to App service

Advanced Specialization in modernization of web apps

The partner opportunity with migration

Unlock market potential

Gartner estimates that cloud migration services represents a $72.4 billion in market revenue opportunities worldwide.⚹

Customers across the globe only have 20 percent of workloads running in public clouds on average, indicating a huge opportunity for cloud market growth.⚹⚹

To help you seize this opportunity and accelerate your customers’ digital transformation, Microsoft is investing to create a flexible, cost-effective, and high-confidence program to simplify and accelerate the migration journey, helping to unlock your high-value services with velocity.

*Forrester Research

Help customers save money, stay secure, and scale on-demand

In today’s challenging times, most IT leaders are thinking hard about ways to drive operational efficiencies for their broader organization. In practice, this means critical choices such as running their own datacenters vs. migrating to the cloud. Most customers get that the cloud provides global reach, on-demand scale, and cost savings, but they might be unsure how to go about navigating the cloud journey in a cost-effective, low-risk manner. When migrating to the cloud, Azure can provide unique and differentiated value that can help customers save. Read the latest blog to see how.

Migrate efficiently on your terms

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