Are you interested in moving your workloads to Microsoft Azure, but not sure if your servers are ready? Latest version of Azure Virtual Machine Readiness Assessment is a free tool to help you with your move to Microsoft Azure.
Once you install, you can start assessing your onprem Active Directory, SQL or SharePoint implementation. After answering a couple short questions about your environment, it automatically starts inspecting your physical & virtual servers and provides a consolidated readiness report to simplify the process. This report consists of 3 parts;
READY – Are you still weighing the pros and cons of moving your virtual machines to Microsoft Azure? Do you understand the various migration scenarios that it supports? Have you thought about your identity provider? Are there any roles or features that are unsupported? This section runs you through all such questions to provide you with a better understanding of what is required to move your machines to Microsoft Azure.
SET – Do you know what hardware is available to use? Do you need to create your own virtual network? How much storage do you need? What items do you need to be aware of with regards to security? This section provides the answers to all these questions and prepares you for moving your machines to Microsoft Azure.
MOVE – Do you have an Azure subscription yet? Do you need help provisioning your virtual machine or moving your data? Do you need to monitor your new virtual machine? How do you get support once you have moved your machine? This section addresses these common questions and simplifies the process of moving your machines to Microsoft Azure.