Important update regarding Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter (MVMC)

Today, Microsoft is announcing the upcoming retirement of Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter (MVMC).  This announcement covers all release versions of MVMC (1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 3.1).

Microsoft will continue to support MVMC for a full calendar year after this announcement.  Support will officially end on June  03, 2017.  At that time, we will no longer offer MVMC on the download center and we will also retire associated content.

FAQ:

Q: What is Microsoft’s roadmap for virtual machine conversion utilities?
A: Microsoft Virtual Machine Manager (SC 2012 R2 VMM) will continue to support migrations from VMware vCenter deployments to Hyper-V.

Q: Will MVMC remain available?
A: Yes. MVMC will remain a free download until the retirement date next year.

Q: Will there be a other means to obtain the tool after MVMC is retired?
A: No, the download will be removed.  An archive will not be available.

Q.  Does Azure Site Recovery support VMware to Hyper-V migration?
A. No.  However, VMware to Hyper-V migration is enabled through partner solutions.

Mark Stanfill, Supportability Program Manager
Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Group