Application & Database Migration

KCS can lead you to best leverage Azure infrastructure solutions to achieve business agility and increased productivity, through its deep technology expertise and cloud strategy and deployment experience.


KCS provides end-to-end services for the Azure app migration. Before we move your apps to the Azure cloud, we will conduct an application compatibility analysis for the cloud environment, a compliance requirements assessment, a disaster recovery readiness assessment, an SLA options check, and checks on security.We specialize in leveraging the Azure App Service Migration Assistant to help enterprises like yours create, test and deploy scalable web apps from Umbraco, WordPress and Drupal on the Azure cloud platform – all at the click of a single button.

The Azure Web App Service Migration Assistant employs comprehensive development tools, software kits, and virtualization to move large web apps to Azure along with their databases. Azure's pay-per-use model, flexible computing options, and efficient resources management decrease the overall TCO significantly.



A well-defined application migration and cloud strategy necessarily includes an integrated database (DB) migration strategy. Primarily because almost all apps today are data-centric. KCS not only strategically plans and orchestrates the most effective Azure app and database migration deployments, but also ensures business value is delivered to you through the process.

At KCS, we help you speed up database migration to 100% cloud or hybrid using Azure DB Migration Service, which optimizes operational efficiency. Our seamless, end-to-end Azure database migration services include data migration from Oracle, on-premises SQL Server, relational and non-relational databases to the Azure Cloud.


Cloud Migration Framework

Microsoft Azure Readiness Assessment

This KCS framework includes a methodical approach to determine a company's cloud maturity -- both business and technology -- and provide recommendations for its advancement. Business Prioritization & Readiness – KCS consultants will host interactive workshops with key stakeholders to identify business processes, goals, and opportunities. This initial evaluation includes change management and cost-benefit analysis as well as guidance on customer experience and process automation.

Applications Portfolio Assessment - A review of the candidate applications portfolio, complexity of refactoring as well as technical migration. Infrastructure & Applications – Review of existing IT architecture, security posture, and performance requirements help size up the readiness for success. Application evaluations include business logic, data governance, and availability.

Microsoft Azure Migration Roadmap

This KCS framework guides and accelerates Azure cloud adoption. Reviewing IT assets with established measurement tools, it reveals important tradeoffs, and designs a flight plan for successful migrations. Common Azure workloads include .Net applications, SQL Server databases, DevOps and DevTest environments, SharePoint collaboration, Office and Exchange productivity, and big data analytics.

Workload redesigns are considered, and best practices revealed. Milestones are set and aligned with business goals. And contingency plans are drafted to roll back migrations 'in the case of an emergency.'

Journey to Successful Azure Migrations

With KCS Azure Readiness Assessment and Migration Roadmap, clients now have the framework, plans, and prioritization for successful migration to the Azure cloud. So, seat belts fastened and tray tables forward. It's time to push back from the gate.

At this point, most clients leverage KCS specialists for takeoff to subsequent destinations. With decades of digital business experience, including Microsoft Azure migrations, KCS stands ready to stay focused, reduce complexity, and jet power your journey to the cloud.

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