Azure Migrate enables "frictionless" VMware migrations, but rubs VMware the wrong way
Microsoft has launched the preview of Azure Migrate, designed to enable frictionless migration of VMware-virtualized Windows and Linux virtual machines to Azure. But, VMware advises against a migration solution that it did not help to engineer.
Microsoft first announced a limited preview at Ignite 2017 in September, and "we are humbled" by the response, writes the company's Shon Shah, principal program manager lead of Azure Migrate in a blog post.
As Shah describes Azure Migrate: