Migration center

Innovate faster and at scale when you migrate to Google Cloud.

Cloud migration your way

Cloud migration your way

Google Cloud migration solutions help you navigate your custom cloud journey — faster and simpler than you thought possible. Whether you need to decommission or consolidate on-premises data centers, migrate existing VMs as is or upgrade them to containers, or transform applications into cloud services, we’ll help solve your toughest problems.

Evaluate the best migration strategies

Lift and shift

Lift and shift

This approach works best if minimal architecture changes are required. Save time and money when you shift infrastructure and apps from on-premises into the cloud, such as migrating VMs as is from on-premises to GCP.

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Move and improve

Move and improve

Many applications are best suited to simply migrate as is, but others will benefit from some post-migration enhancements. Examples include converting a system into a container or modifying some of the legacy components to cloud-based services.

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Application change

Rebuild in the cloud

Google, as well as our network of partners, helps you modernize your traditional on-premises applications by rebuilding them in the cloud, using our serverless computing platform.

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Hybrid

Hybrid and multi-clouds

Friendly to hybrid and multi-cloud by design, you can use Google Cloud to craft the architecture that works best for you. Leveraging our commitment to openness, you can plan, build, and manage reliable applications across Google Cloud and on-premises data centers, private-hosted servers, or multi-cloud environments.

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Crafting your migration journey

Your cloud migration will have many stages — we're here to help you navigate them successfully. Click on a product or service to learn more.

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Our customers

Google Cloud was very impressive to us. It led in performance, allowed us flexibility in storage and compute scaling in both dimensions independently, as well as the big data suite of products that Google provided.

Dave Beckett, Staff Site Reliability Engineer, Twitter

Lush

The bath and beauty giant migrated 17 ecommerce sites in 22 days with the help of Google Cloud and its partners.

Pantheon

Performance and reliability soared when a website operations and hosting company migrated 200,000 websites to GCP.

Evernote

With the help of a Google Cloud partner, a note-keeping app migrated five billion user notes to GCP in 70 days.

Migrate to a more secure cloud

No matter where you are on your migration journey, Google Cloud's security model, world-scale infrastructure, and unique capability to innovate helps keep your organization more secure to meet your compliance needs. To earn your trust, we regularly undergo independent verification of our security, privacy, and compliance controls to help you meet your regulatory and policy objectives.

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Resources

Explore our cloud migration resources.

How to lift-and-shift a line of business application onto Google Cloud Platform

Taking the cloud-native approach with microservices

VMware and Google Cloud: building the hybrid cloud together with vRealize Orchestrator

Migrate data and workloads to the cloud

Importing virtual disks

Transfer Appliance documentation

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