VM migration

Moving VMs to the cloud can help you avoid expensive refresh cycles. Use discovery and assessment tools to understand the cost benefit of moving to the cloud, then execute using our portfolio of migration solutions.

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Benefits

Improve your business by moving your virtual machines to Google Cloud

Do more, pay less

Google Cloud VMs are billed on a per-second basis with no up-front costs or termination fees, saving you more even as your needs grow.

Improve performance

With automatic sizing recommendations and custom machine types, VMs on Google Cloud give you exactly what you need and boot in a matter of seconds.

Fast, flexible, safe storage

Data is encrypted both in motion and at rest, with millisecond access for all storage classes and on-the-fly disk resizing.


Your roadmap to the cloud, in 4 simple steps: Plan your journey from start to finish and get a handy checklist of essential tasks. Download the guide.

Key features

Why you should migrate your VM-based applications to Google Cloud

Moving VM-based workloads to Google Cloud can help you optimize for performance, scale, and security while also reducing your on-premises costs.

Shift your VMware landscape directly into Google Cloud

Use Google Cloud VMware Engine to migrate or extend your on-premises VMware workloads to Google Cloud in minutes and without application refactoring.

Migrate your workloads into Compute Engine

Migrate for Compute Engine gets VMs from on-premises or other clouds into Compute Engine at no additional cost* delivering a fast, simple migration.

Upgrade to Containers

Migrate for Anthos automatically converts VM-based workloads from on-premises or other clouds into containers in Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE).


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Choose the right mix of migration and modernization for your business

Partners

These handpicked partners can guide you through every stage—from initial planning and assessment to migration and disaster recovery strategies—at your own pace.

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Documentation

Helping you craft the right migration journey

Best Practice
Migrating virtual machines to Compute Engine

Use this guide to understand all of your migration options and how to properly plan and execute your plan when you’re ready.

Tutorial
Coursera: Migrating to Google Cloud

This beginner’s level course introduces participants to migrating workloads to Google Cloud as well as fundamental concepts and more in-depth topics.

Tutorial
Pluralsight: Migrating to GCP

This training course introduces participants to migrating workloads to Google Cloud and offers strategies for migrating from the source environment to the cloud.

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