Microsoft Azure customers worldwide now gain access to AzureStart by Version 1 to resolve the challenges of migrating Oracle and other complex workloads to Azure to take advantage of the scalability, reliability and agility of Azure to drive application development and shape business strategies.

London, United Kingdom — January 9, 2020 — Microsoft gold partner and IT service provider Version 1 today announced the availability of its AzureStart implementation offer in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store providing applications and services for use on Microsoft Azure. Version 1 customers can now take advantage of the productive and trusted Azure cloud platform, with streamlined deployment and management.

Version 1 is a specialist in enterprise cloud services, specialising in modernising, migrating and running complex enterprise 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. AzureStart (a rapid adoption Oracle to Azure migration framework) has been developed in close collaboration with Microsoft in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It is typically a short-term, high-value engagement based on a series of repeatable steps that can be used to incrementally, securely and safely migrate selected Oracle workloads to Azure.

Tom O’Connor, CEO of Version 1, said:

We are delighted to offer AzureStart to a global audience through the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. Incorporating our deep expertise in Oracle, Azure and software licence management, as well as our investment in automation, tools and IP, AzureStart helps customers simplify and accelerate the migration of Oracle workloads to Azure. We look forward to working with customers to help them alleviate concerns, mitigate risk and realise the benefit of the public cloud for Oracle workloads.

Sajan Parihar, Senior Director, Microsoft Azure Platform at Microsoft Corp. said, “We’re pleased to welcome Version 1 to the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, which gives our partners great exposure to cloud customers around the globe. Azure Marketplace offers world-class quality experiences from global trusted partners with solutions tested to work seamlessly with Azure.”

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 eight-week AzureStart consulting offer 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.

For more information, press only:

Karl Sullivan, Microsoft Partner Manager, Version 1 – Email: [email protected]

Susan Grant, Head of Marketing, Version 1 – Email: [email protected]