Data#3 secures Azure Migration Services contract
The Modernisation Factory is used by Microsoft Services to support customers including Australian Government departments in migrating their on-premises infrastructure and IT workloads to the Azure cloud.
Data#3 secured the contract to provide Azure Migration services through a selection process that involved completing eight separate workload migration scenarios in a controlled lab environment. Data#3 was the only applicant to complete all eight scenarios within the allocated time frame.
The company will provide migration services for customers transitioning to Microsoft Azure regions, with a focus on the Australia Central regions, which are restricted to Australian and New Zealand government and critical infrastructure provider customers.
Data#3 secured certification to deliver services directly to the Azure Australia Central cloud earlier this year.
“As Microsoft’s largest Australian partner, this is a great achievement for the team. Cloud migration can be a challenging task for any company, and our skilled experts have the proven technical capability to help customers with their transformation goals,” said Data#3 CEO Laurence Baynham.
“From a strategy and vision perspective, Microsoft and Data#3 are in alignment, and this is good news for customers seeking to move to Azure.”
Data#3 recently revealed that revenues from its cloud business grew by 58% to $267 million in FY18.
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