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Managing Microsoft Hybrid Clouds by Marcel van den Berg

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Migration using Migration Accelerator for Azure

Migration of virtual machines has so far involved some manual labor and downtime of the application. If downtime should be zero or close to zero, a great new tool is Microsoft Migration Accelerator for Azure. Migration Accelerator is able to synchronize source servers with a target in Azure. This is done over HTTPS while the source server is fully operational. To reduce network bandwidth, all data is compressed.

Migration Accelerator for Azure was introduced in September 2014 by Microsoft as a tool for migrations of virtual machines to Microsoft Azure. This tool is based on a tool called Scout made by a company called InMage, which Microsoft acquired in July 2014.

Migration Accelerator is an enterprise ...

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