Azure migration can be a challenge for many businesses. Cloud migrations are complex and require specialist expertise to plan, assess and migrate large amounts of data efficiently and securely, with minimal downtime to your organisation. However, migration carries excellent potential for business transformation and allows businesses to scale with ease, optimise costs and enhance security.

Avoid potential risks involved with migration to the cloud and speak to our Azure-certified practitioners today to navigate the Azure migration progress with ease.

What is Azure migration?

Powerful cloud computing services such as Microsoft Azure are essential to large businesses or organisations who carry out their operations online.

Microsoft Azure is designed for developers to build, deploy and manage Microsoft applications across their global network of managed data centres and system infrastructure.

Migration is the process of moving data, databases and software to a secure cloud environment. This can include moving on-premises databases to Azure or migration from virtual machines.

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Our Azure Migration Services

From assessing the feasibility and scale of migration to planning a comprehensive Azure migration strategy, our five-step cloud migration process helps to create a robust and cost-efficient roadmap that sees the Azure migration process through to completion.

Step One: Assess

  • We look at the Why, What and How approach to simplify the planning phase
  • By evaluating the benefits of moving to the Microsoft Azure cloud, we create KPIs to aim for and measure migration success against

Step Two: Costs TCO

  • Implementing a TCO (total cost of ownership) analysis helps to assess initial cost over migration versus longer-term savings
  • We identify whether it’s most effective to take a phased approach or carry out a full cloud migration

Step Three: Security

  • We help to define new security protocols and establish what your business is responsible for managing
  • We can then roll out new and updated security policies and processes across your business

Step Four: Planning

  • We develop a tailored roadmap for cloud migration and review the different approaches and requirements needed to implement the roadmap

Step Five: Action

  • It’s time to implement the plans with best-practice project management tools
  • Finally, we can measure our KPIs and tracking milestones on the cloud migration roadmap

Future-proof your online operations with our leading Azure migration services

Disaster recovery

We protect and replicate mission-critical data as part of our migration services to ensure quick recovery time and peace of mind, should a disaster occur.


While Azure migration may incur an initial cost, it’s a long-term investment for your online operations. Cost-optimisation is an important part of the process and migration is the perfect opportunity to identify and recommend cost-saving opportunities.


Business growth puts pressure on existing systems and infrastructure. Efficient and quick, Azure migration resources are scaled quickly to meet growing demand. We ensure a smooth and secure migration that comfortably accommodates your needs.

Enhanced security and compliance

Microsoft Azure provides a range of enhanced security tools as part of its offering and our team of ISO 27001 and Cyber Essentials Plus certified specialists are skilled in using Azure Migrate tools, which ensures compliance with information security standards.

Why choose Digital Craftsmen for Azure Migration?

Azure certified-practitioners

Alongside 20 years of experience in providing tailored cloud services, hosting and IT security solutions to businesses around the country, we have been awarded ‘Investors in People’ for 10 years in a row. Our commitment to investing in our team members emphasises our place as industry leaders and it means  you receive the best service and expertise available.

Tailored solutions

Our migration and hosting solutions are bespoke to your unique needs We take an agnostic approach to draw upon our vast knowledge and expertise to find the best solution for you and recommend the right cloud products and services for you, to help maximise productivity and optimise your cloud overheads.

ISO 27001 and UK Cyber Essentials Plus-certified

We work to a strict set of information security guidelines to handle your data and privacy in line with information security best practices. It is a sign of our commitment to your data security and operating as an industry leader in cyber security.

ITIL support desk

24/7 support, incident response and fast access to our expertise whenever you need it helps to keep your online operation running smoothly.

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