Moving on-prem apps to Microsoft Azure: The promise and the pitfalls

May 3 2021

Companies and organizations of all sizes are beginning to move apps from on-premises servers into the cloud. What apps should customers prioritize moving to the cloud? And what are the advantages of hosting these apps in Azure? Let's take a look at the migration process and find out what makes sense to shift to the cloud.

Deciding what makes sense

Web-based apps and database-backed apps are the top migration candidates. You will want to move web-based apps first because Azure Web App Services makes it very easy to set up and connect these apps to the back-end and provision computing capacity.

Size and complexity of your databases

About Jeff Christman

Jeff Christman is a Navy Veteran with over 20 years of experience in the IT field. Specializing in cloud migrations, he has worked for companies such as Raytheon, AT&T, and NASA. Currently, he is a Sr. Cloud Security Consultant at a large consulting firm. In addition to his daytime job, he also has published content and courses for,, and 

In his off time, he loves fantasy football, everything tech, and embarrassing his teenage daughters.

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