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Top 10 AWS Migration Tools And Services


The tried and tested way of upscaling a business and making it profitable is by modernizing the applications. Rapidly evolving technology and sharp competition have led to, organizations migrating their businesses to the public cloud as a part of the larger digital transformation program.  

There is no limit when it comes to benefits offered by the cloud. However, the key benefits of migrating to the cloud include operational resilience, business agility, cost-efficiency, and staff productivity. Migrating to cloud platforms such as AWS is an iterative process that introduces new skills, processes, resources, and technologies as organizations develop. It requires moving the workload from on-premise systems or any other storage facilities to public clouds. 


Here, we have listed the top 10 AWS cloud migration tools and services that you can use to migrate your workload to the cloud.  

AWS Migration Hub  

About: AWS Migration Hub helps you monitor the application’s migration progress across multiple AWS and partner solutions in one place. It enables you to select the AWS cloud platform, including the partner migration tools, as per the best fit. Further, it also provides visibility for the migration status across a portfolio of applications. Moreover, AWS Migration Hub also provides various key metrics and progress for each application, regardless of the tools used to migrate them.  


  • Centralized tracking 
  • Migration flexibility 
  • Improved visibility 

More about AWS Migration Hub 

AWS Application Discovery Services 

About: AWS Application Discovery Service helps enterprise customers plan migration projects by compiling information about their on-site data centers. AWS Application Discovery Service gathers and presents your server’s configuration, usage, and behavior data for a better understanding of your workloads, and ensure effective migration. 


  • Reliable discovery for migration planning 
  • Integrated with Migration Hub 
  • Protect data with encryption 
  • Engage with migration experts 

More about AWS Application Discovery Service 

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AWS Cloud Adoption Readiness Tool (CART) 

About: The AWS Cloud Adoption Readiness Tools ensures businesses of all sizes to develop efficient and effective strategies for cloud adoption and enterprise cloud migration. This tool tests your readiness for cloud migration across six parameters: market, people, process, platform, operations, and security. 

More about AWS Cloud Adoption Readiness Tools 

AWS Migration Acceleration Program (MAP) 

About: The primary purpose of AWS MAP is to help organizations in their transition period achieve a range of benefits by migrating their on-premise workload to the AWS cloud platform. This program has been designed to offer numerous benefits such as consulting support, training, and services credits to reduce the risk of cloud migration while building a robust operational foundation to offset the initial cost of migration.  

More about AWS Migration Acceleration Program (MAP). 

AWS Server Migration Service 

About: AWS Server Migration Service (SMS) is an agentless application that supports the migration of thousands of on-premise workloads to AWS. AWS SMS lets you automate, schedule, and monitor incremental live server volume replications, making it easier for you to manage large-scale server migrations. 


  • Easy to get started 
  • Control and Agility 
  • Cost-effective 
  • Minimized Downtime 

More about AWS Server Migration Service (SMS). 

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AWS Marketplace 

About: AWS Marketplace offers software for every phase of the migration process. It is a digital catalog containing thousands of software listings by independent software vendors that offer easy to find, test, buy, and deploy solutions essential for the cloud.  


  • Network and Host-based security solutions 
  • Data protection 
  • Vulnerability and configuration analysis 
  • Flexible pricing and terms 

More about AWS Marketplace. 

AWS Database Migration Service 

About: AWS Database Migration Service helps you to swiftly and securely migrate databases to AWS. With the help of AWS Database Migration Service, you can replicate your data continuously with high availability. Further, you can consolidate databases into a petabyte-scale data warehouse by sending data to Amazon Redshift and Amazon S3.  


  • Simple to use 
  • Minimal downtime 
  • Supports widely used databases  
  • Low cost 
  • Fast and easy to set-up 
  • Reliable 

More about AWS Database Migration Service. 

CloudEndure Migration 

About: CloudEndure Migration expedites cloud migration while simplifying and reducing related costs by offering a fully automated lift-and-shift solution. This service continuously replicates your source machines into a staging area inside your AWS account without causing downtime or impacting results. 


  • Easy migrations 
  • Increased uptime 
  • Reduced costs 

More about CloudEndure Migration. 

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TSO Logic 

About: TSO Logic provides accurate data-driven recommendations with the right-size and right-cost compute. This service’s predictive analytics delivers insights on an ongoing basis to ensure that you are always running your every application in the most suited place, with the best software, and at the lowest TCO — even when your environment’s cloud options and prices changes

More about TSO Logic.  

VMware Cloud on AWS 

About: VMware and AWS provide enterprises a faster and secure path to the cloud. By using VMware Cloud on AWS, organizations can migrate datacenters to the cloud for rapid datacenter evacuation, disaster recovery, and application modernization. 


  • Expand the capacity and alleviate maintenance disruptions 
  • Infrastructure risk mitigation 
  • Enable remote workforce  

More about VMware Cloud on AWS.  

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