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Migrate to Azure with Commvault

Virtual Machines | Files & Operating Systems | Applications & Databases

Microsoft Azure cloud services provide a compelling opportunity for organizations to improve business agility and save cost. Realizing this advantage, many organizations have prioritized identification of data and workloads that can be migrated to Azure. Commvault’s Cloud data management software with deep Azure integration provides a seamless solution to enable this functional shift, safely and easily.

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Migrate to the Cloud with ease & ensure the protection of your cloud assets


  • Align cloud strategy & data protection policy
  • Take advantage of cloud economics
  • Shift infrastructure from capex to opex
  • Improve service levels
  • Superior success rates


  • Packaged solutions
  • Modernize data protection
  • Migrate to flexible IaaS offerings
  • Increased accessibility of infrastructure
  • Reduce DC footprint
  • Non-disruptive backup & restore


  • Convert VM’s to Azure VM’s in 2 clicks
  • Single platform administration
  • Integrated provisioning for Azure VM
  • Automate tasks via Workflow Engine
  • Deduplicate and compress directly to Azure Storage

In the cloud use cases, organizations need more advanced data migration, protection, retention, and recovery functionality to meet their needs. These needs include the ability to:

  • Migrate to Cloud Compute Resources VM Conversion Tools
    • Migrate to cloud to negate unnecessary, underutilized hardware cost
    • Migrate cloud ready applications and test/dev to reduce costs and footprints
  • Manage Cloud Resources Effectively VM Provisioning & Lifecycle Management Policies
    • Set policies for access, usage, and expiration dates across multiple platforms
    • Create end user self-service console for management across on-premises and Azure resources
    • Common UI for provisioning and management of on-premises and Azure resources
    • Proactively detect and archive idle VM’s
  • Offsite data migration to Cloud Storage Cloud Storage Connection
    • Shift long term retention and archive to inexpensive cloud tiers of storage
    • Save cost on on-premises storage consumption
  • Protect Assets Confidently Cloud Storage Options
    • Migrate to geo-redundant cloud storage based on your data access requirements

5 Steps to Migrate Your Applications to the Cloud Stress Free

Learn five easy ways to overcome concerns about managing increased data flows by moving operation to the cloud.

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Migration to azure

  1. Deduplicated backup via Commvault Media Agent (standard deduplication building block design)
    Backups can be written directly to Azure, or also stored on-premises for the lifecycyle of the migration project to provide an additional locally-based fast restore method to de-risk the migration strategy per host/dataset/application.
  2. VM restore & convert into new Azure VM’s, or application out-of-place restores (ie. SQL, MySQL, Exchange, File) to existing instances. Backups post-migration performed in-cloud to Azure via Media Agent.

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Azure Platform Support & Features

Supported Cloud Platform Supported Cloud Storage
Microsoft Azure Compute Microsoft Azure Compute
    Microsoft Azure Page Blob & Disk Storage
Azure Integration Technology Standard Features & Functionality
VM Conversion Hyper-V to Azure Compression (Client and Server Side)
VM Conversion VMware to Azure Deduplication (Client and Server Side)
Cloud Storage Connector (No Gateway) Indexing (Meta-Data)
VM Lifecycle Management Policy Based Encryption (In-Flight & at Rest)
VM Provisioning   Reporting  
      Granular File Restore (In & Out of Place)
      Full Server Restore (In & Out of Place)
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Contact us to learn more about the full benefits of Commvault software and its revolutionary approach to cloud data protection.