Migrating SQL Server to AWS Quickly, Safely and Successfully

Our unique methodology for migrating SQL Server environments to AWS is highly beneficial to all organisations seeking a rapid and agile approach to cloud migration.

Initial Consultation

For a limited time, we are offering an initial free remote consultation to understand your current situation, goals and challenges. This will allow you to understand your position and next steps, which could include progressing to our rapid migration process.

A Rapid Adoption Plan for moving SQL Server to AWS

Microsoft SQL Server users will typically face three key considerations in moving their SQL Server environments to AWS services.

  1. How will my licensing be impacted?
  2. Are there support considerations?
  3. How do I design for redundancy and availability?
  4. What about the security and migration of the data from on-premises to the cloud?
SQL Server to AWS

Our Unique Solutions

Version 1 has developed specialist methodologies for the migration of SQL Server environments to AWS to address these considerations and more. Our differentiated methodologies are highly sought after by organisations that require a rapid and agile approach to cloud migration. A Version 1 migration of SQL Server environments to AWS involves a partnership-driven planning process that firstly delivers a Cloud Strategy and Adoption Assessment, coupled with the implementation of a hands-on technology pilot with tightly-defined deliverables.

Why Version 1

With a wealth of experience in AWS and Microsoft, Version 1 is uniquely placed to offer advice on your Microsoft technology landscape and what parts might be suitable to transform and migrate to the cloud.

Version 1 has been working in the Microsoft technology arena since 2006 and today is recognised as one of the most competent partners in the UK and Irish markets. With broad and deep expertise across the Microsoft stack, Version 1 can look beyond specific requirements to underlying customer issues and identify integrated solutions that leverage the entire technology stack.

TCO Calculator
Developed by Version 1 to indicate achievable savings by migrating SQL Server workloads to the cloud.
Migration Methodology
We have a tried and proven migration methodology built from industry best practices.
Licence Experts
Dedicated Software Asset Management practice with over 20 years Oracle experience.
Integration Specialists
Application, database, infrastructure and system integration specialists. 20+ years working on traditional systems.
Cloud Experts
Experts in leading Public Cloud Platforms. 
Industry Certified
Independently assessed world class standards; ISO Certification Europe.

Our Agile Methodology

Our unique rapid and high-value engagements for migrating SQL Server environments to AWS comprise of the following steps, which can be customised to your particular environment and priorities:


Thorough discovery to unearth a unique solution


Take steps to refine and achieve optimal performance


Rolling out in carefully planned stages to minimise risk


Migrate and monitor your solution as it goes live

Benefits of moving SQL Server to AWS

License Optimisation
Cost Avoidance
Technical Agility
Operational Excellence
Application Transformation

Amazon Web Services

Version 1 is a leader in Enterprise Cloud services and was one of the first Amazon Web Services (AWS) Consulting Partners in Europe. We have a policy of continuous investment in technology solutions which benefit our customers and are in the small number of partners to have achieved Premier partner status and competency in Oracle solutions. We are committed to skills accreditation and training for our consultants and have been recognised with the 50+ certified badge. This services to give customers assurance of optimal best practice cloud implementations and we are recommended by AWS to execute AWS Well Architected Reviews on their behalf.


SQL Server Migration & Licensing Considerations on AWS Webinar

Learn more about SQL Server migrations to AWS and licensing considerations associated with it by watching our webinar.


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