Migrate and Modernize with AWS

Optimize costs and accelerate innovation by migrating and modernizing your applications and data with AWS

Don’t just move to the cloud. Transform with AWS—leveraging our unmatched experience and proven solutions to drive success at every step of your migration and modernization journey.

With over a million active global customers, AWS has helped organizations of all sizes move to and thrive in the cloud. Leaders such as Ferrari, Formula 1, Intuit, Moderna, NASA, the NHL, Orangetheory Fitness, PBS, Redfin, and Snapchat all choose AWS to help them increase agility, lower costs, and accelerate innovation.

From lifting and shifting workloads to moving entire data centers, AWS provides the organizational, operational, and technical capabilities you need for a successful migration. And with the deepest set of migration and modernization services, programs, and partners that specialize in workloads such as Microsoft, SAP, VMware, Oracle, and Mainframe, you can start quickly realizing the business value of AWS.

Why migrate to AWS?

Organizations who migrated to AWS from on-premises saw, on average:

Up to 66%

infrastructure cost savings*

Up to 77%

reduction in licenses required* **


lower time to market for new features*


increase in staff focus on innovation*


fewer security-related incidents*

Migrate your application workloads


AWS has been helping organizations migrate their Microsoft workloads to the cloud since 2008—longer than any other cloud provider. We have earned the trust of millions of active customers that are now experiencing better performance and reliability, greater security, a lower total cost of ownership (TCO), and flexible licensing options for their Windows Server, SQL Server, and .NET workloads.


Improve reliability, sustainability, and security, simplify operations, and reduce costs when you run your SAP applications on AWS. Rapidly migrate existing systems or deploy new SAP landscapes, including RISE with SAP. Differentiate your customer experience, accelerate growth, and improve operational efficiency and sustainability by extending your SAP systems to 200+ AWS services. Gain a unified view of your all data, including ERP systems to unlock new insights and make better decisions across your business.  


As the longest-standing cloud provider with the most experience in helping VMware customers at scale, AWS offers proven options for migration and modernization to simplify your transition to the cloud. Explore our purpose-built services, programs and incentives to migrate VMware workloads, modernize to containers and serverless or move to managed services.


Your enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications are critical to keeping your organization competitive and keeping your end customers happy. By running and maintaining Oracle ERP applications (including E-Business Suite, Peoplesoft and JD Edwards) on AWS you increase resilience, reduce downtime, increase visibility into data, and drive innovation for your enterprise. Leverage AWS flexible infrastructure, storage and compute layers for Oracle ERP applications to reduce cost, and increase performance, agility, and security.  


Modernize and migrate your mainframe applications using AWS Mainframe modernization service to leverage the pre-integrated toolchains, cloud-native runtime environments, and a pay-as-you-go consumption model. Benefit from proven mainframe modernization methodologies, deep expertise, and certified competency partners to plan and execute automated refactor or replatform of mainframe applications to drive innovation, agility, and cost savings. Confidently move your critical mainframe-based business services to a secure and scalable cloud environment with global reach.  


AWS empowers developers to migrate and modernize .NET applications in the AWS Cloud. Build high-performing .NET apps using our industry-leading services in containers, serverless, databases, machine learning, and more. AWS flattens the learning curve for .NET developers with tools that make it easier to be productive with .NET on AWS. 

AWS Migration and Modernization Solutions

Accelerate your migration and modernization journey to the cloud. AWS offers a wide range of migration solutions to help migrate workloads from on-premises environments, hosting facilities, or other public clouds.

AWS solutions address the people, process, technology, and financial considerations throughout the migration and modernization journey to ensure your project achieves the desired business outcomes.

AWS Optimization and Licensing Assessment

Assess your ability to reduce third-party licensing costs for Windows Server, SQL Server, VMware and Oracle applications with the AWS Optimization Licensing Assessment (OLA). This free program for new and existing customers will help you assess and optimize current on-premises and cloud environments, based on actual resource utilization, third-party licensing,
and application dependencies.

AWS Migration Acceleration Program

The AWS Migration Acceleration Program (MAP) is a comprehensive and proven cloud migration program based on our experience migrating thousands of enterprise customers to the cloud. MAP provides tools that reduce costs, automate execution, and accelerate results. It also offers tailored training approaches and content, expertise from AWS Professional Services, a global partner ecosystem, and AWS investment.

AWS Migration and Modernization Services

Our comprehensive portfolio of AWS migration and modernization services and our mature third-party environment provides the capabilities you need—including automation and intelligent recommendations based on AWS machine learning—to simplify and accelerate each step of the transformation journey.  Migrate and modernize applications, servers, data, storage and more.

AWS Competency Partners

AWS Migration Competency Partners help you modernize and transform your applications while moving to AWS to reduce cost, increase agility, and improve security. Organizations can accelerate their migration and reap cloud benefits faster with AWS Partners.


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