Azure Migrate allows you to discover, assess, and migrate workloads into Azure quickly using a framework built using the foundations of Azure Site Recovery. Starting out with ASR is a solid and well-built foundation that allows you to replicate a source environment into Azure. Azure Migrate service is built on top of the foundation elements of Azure Site Recovery and provides a highly reliable and rapid method to sync your current data from VMWware, Hyper-V, physical servers on-premise, and AWS into Azure. This can be part of your disaster recovery plan, migration strategy, and migration testing. Azure Site Recovery has often been deployed as a major part of disaster recovery strategies for on-premise or existing Azure virtual machines.
A bit of basic information first. Azure Site Recovery will help you with:
• Console to manage discovery and connectivity to Azure
• Replication from source to Azure
• Testing your migration to ensure that you get your VMs in Azure as expected
• Cut-over migration into Azure