Microsoft Azure customers worldwide can now gain access to Version 1’s App Modernisation FastStart – 5-Day Workshop, an accelerated technical discovery and business value assessment to understand your current application landscape, identifying modernisation quick wins amongst out-of-support and outdated applications.

London, United Kingdom — May 28, 2020 — Microsoft gold partner and IT service provider Version 1 today announced the availability of its App Modernisation FastStart workshop offering in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store providing applications and services for use on Microsoft Azure. Version 1 customers can now learn how to maximise their IT investments in pre-existing and legacy applications by taking advantage of the productive and trusted Azure cloud platform, with streamlined deployment and management.

Version 1 is an experienced and knowledgeable cloud services partner, specialising in modernising, transforming and accelerating complex business-critical applications in Azure. 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.

Version 1’s App Modernisation FastStart, an accelerated technical discovery and business value assessment, has been developed in close collaboration with Microsoft in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It is a five-day, high-value engagement designed to help customers get the most out of their applications from Azure by:

  • Maximising re-use of existing investment
  • Exploiting cutting-edge services only available on Azure
  • Avoiding disruption to you or your customers
  • Continuously optimising cost
  • Emphasising flexibility, availability and monitoring

“Version 1 is delighted to offer our Azure application modernisation expertise to a global audience through the Microsoft Azure Marketplace,” said Tom O’Connor, CEO of Version 1. “Incorporating our deep expertise in Azure, Microsoft technologies, complex enterprise applications and licensing, as well as our investment in automation, tools and IP, these workshops help customers to see the ‘art of the possible’ with Azure by highlighting quick wins, opportunities for innovation, out-of-support and out-dated applications primed for modernisation, and overall providing a tangible vision for the future. We look forward to bringing the digital vision of many more customers to life through the Azure Marketplace.”

“Through Microsoft Azure Marketplace, customers around the world can easily find, buy, and deploy partner solutions they can trust, all certified and optimized to run on Azure,” said Sajan Parihar, Senior Director, Microsoft Azure Platform at Microsoft Corp. “We’re happy to welcome Version 1’s workshop offer to the growing Azure Marketplace ecosystem.”

The Azure Marketplace is an online market for buying and selling cloud solutions certified to run on Azure. The Azure Marketplace helps connect companies seeking innovative, cloud-based solutions with partners who have developed solutions that are ready to use.

Learn more about Version 1’s App Modernisation FastStart – 5-Day Workshop at its page in the Azure Marketplace.

About Version 1

IT service provider and Microsoft gold partner Version 1 specialises in digital transformation, enterprise cloud, data estate modernisation, legacy and application modernisation. Version 1 has over 20 years’ application experience, and major public sector organisations and enterprises across the UK and Ireland partner with Version 1 to transform, migrate, run and optimise mission-critical applications on Azure. Operating in the arena of Microsoft services since 2006, Version 1 is one of the most accredited Microsoft partners across the UK and Ireland.