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Cloud migration service “Cloud Migration Suite” will be available from April

~ Developing a low-cost migration service in response to the approaching end of support for Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 ~

SoftBank Technology Corp.

SoftBank Technology Corp. (Headquarters: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, President & CEO: Shinichi Ata, hereafter referred to as SBT) announced the End of Support (EOS) in July 2019 and January 2020, respectively. 2008/2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 to migrate their existing servers to Microsoft Azure (hereinafter referred to as Azure). ” will be available from April 2019. It will also be added to the new lineup of the clouXion series, which accelerates companies' cloud utilization and supports business growth and transformation.
This service is based on the know-how that SBT has gained through Azure migration support, standardizes the cloud design and construction required during migration, and provides SBT 's best practices that take security into consideration. Customers need minimal work in a short period of time and at low cost. You can now migrate to the cloud.

■ Background
According to IDC Japan's report (Domestic Server Operating System Market Forecast), 90% of companies in Japan responded that they are considering measures such as upgrading their server operating systems in response to EOS. On the other hand, it is also necessary to respond to multiple major events such as changes in the era name and consumption tax, and IT departments are expected to have a shortage of resources in the field. In addition, according to a survey by Microsoft, 443,000 of the 630,000 target servers in operation as of August 2018 have not yet started to respond. At the "Microsoft Server Migration Support Center" established by the company, We recruited many migration support partners, including SBT, In addition, we support the migration to Azure, such as providing free extended support for 3 years when migrating to Azure.

■Service overview
In addition to two migration services: the "Tool Migration Service" that migrates an existing environment to Azure as is, and the "New Deployment Service" that upgrades the server OS and builds a new environment, we also provide licenses and monitoring services for using Azure. are provided in bulk.

Migration service Monitoring support service Azure license
Tool migration service New deployment service
Use migration tools to migrate your current system to a virtual machine on Azure. When changing the current system due to OS upgrade etc., we will build a new environment in Azure environment.
  • Monitoring report alert
  • Azure query support
  • Provided by portal site
We provide the licenses necessary to use Azure.

*As an optional service, we also provide support for setting up "Express Route", which connects the customer environment and the Azure environment via a closed network.

■Reference price (when migrating 20 server environments)(excluding tax)

Initial cost Monthly cost
Tool migration service New deployment service Monitoring support service Azure usage fee
5,600,000 yen 5,000,000 yen 200,000 yen Pay-per-use

■Click here for details on Cloud Migration Suite.

SBT will continue to propose optimal cloud utilization to customers and aim to be a business partner that supports digital transformation.

[Inquiries regarding this press release]

○ SoftBank Technology Corp. Corporate Planning Department Corporate Communication Group
E-mail: sbt-pr@tech.softbank.co.jp