through engagements that come in 5, 10 or 15-Day durations.
Engagements are paid for 100% via Software Assurance program.
SSPDS – SQL Server Deployment Planning Services
AZDPS – Public Cloud, Microsoft Azure Planning Services
SSDPS provides in-depth assessments and planning for deploying, upgrading, or migrating to a SQL Server hybrid cloud solution.
There are 3 different engagements which review architectural and business considerations and create an implementation plan.
Data Estate Modernization
Help modernize data estate by upgrading their on-premises data platforms to the latest version of SQL Server or migrating them to Azure.
Assist customers in evaluating their current data infrastructure to determine best options to modernize their data estate. Driving cost savings and increased productivity.
SQL Server migration to Azure SQL Database Managed Instance.
NoSQL migration to Azure Cosmos DB. On-premises scenarios include: Legacy SQL Server Upgrade to SQL Server 2017 or 2019 (incl. SQL on Linux).
Implementing Cloud Scale Analytics
Focuses on driving business insights and analytics to more people in your organization.
Cloud Scale Analytics empowers users to easily consume the data and insights that matter.
Azure SQL Data Warehouse and Power BI allows customers make data-driven decisions and take intelligent action, to achieve successful business results.
Deploying Azure SQL DW for customers using on-premises legacy DW appliances.
Deploying Power BI for customers looking to get rich insight and visualizations.
Implementing Globally Distributed Data
Leverage CosmosDB with NoSQL Migrations and new applications built using Cosmos DB.
Enable them to benefit from global distribution of data, elastic storage, and SLA-backed single-digit millisecond low latency, resulting in an optimized database scale and performance.
AZDPS helps customers understand what Microsoft Azure can do for their business, identify projects that are best suited for this public cloud offering. Assessing web and LOB applications, extending on-premises applications to the public cloud to help reduce IT complexity and costs.
Also Migrating VMs and Applications to Azure IaaS