Our Proven Cloud Migration Approach

Our unique approach is proven guidance that brings together cloud adoption best practices from experts, partners, and customers. It provides the tools, guidance and narratives that cloud architects, IT professionals and business decision makers need for their cloud migration to achieve desired business outcomes. This guidance aligns to the following phases of the cloud adoption lifecycle.


Define business justification and expected outcomes of adoption


Migrate and modernize existing workloads


Operations management for cloud and hybrid solutions


Align actionable adoption plans to business outcomes


Develop new cloud-native or hybrid solutions


Manage organizational alignment


Prepare the cloud environment for the planned changes


Govern the environment and workloads


Continuously evaluate and optimize using the latest technologies

Framework of our Azure Lifecycle

Define Strategy:


  • Understand motivation

  • Business outcomes

  • Business justifications

  • Prioritize projects


  • Digital estate

  • Initial organizational alignment

  • Skills readiness plan

  • Cloud adoption plan


  • Azure setup guide

  • First landing zone

  • Expand the landing zone

  • Best practices

  • Migrate

    • Azure Migration guide

    • Migration Scenarios

    • Best practices

    • Process improvements

  • Innovate

    • Azure Migration guide

    • Innovation Scenarios

    • Best practices

    • Process improvements



  • Methodology

  • Benchmark

  • Initial best practice

  • Governance maturity


  • Business commitments

  • Operations baselines

  • Operations maturity

Discovery & Analysis

Using proprietary tools, we scan and assess your infrastructure, application & data to determine best fit services based on strategic business needs.


Leveraging data from discovery and analysis, we assess your business needs, identify opportunities and recommend the optimal migration strategy.


Our analysis tools help discover dependencies to prioritize applications and identify required remediation's helping you reduce risk, time and cost.


We use automated cloud management and migration tools to support a smooth transition, along with a transformation management plan to stay on track.

Cloud Adoption Framework Process

Case Studies

Rehost SQL on Azure

Refactor SQL on Azure

Why should you choose Azure to facilitate your Windows server migration and SQL server migration?

Unmatched Security

Highly intelligent security services which are backed by thousands of cybersecurity professionals and industry-standard compliance portfolios

Unparalleled Innovation

Give you the ability to fully manage your infrastructure and services allowing you to free up more time for creation

Unbeatable Offers

Azure offers you the lowest cost of ownership by combining unique price offers and extending security updates

Built-In Hybrid Capabilities

Highly intelligent security services which are backed by thousands of cybersecurity professionals and industry-standard compliance portfolios

Ready to take your cloud journey to the next level?

Why Choose The Henson Group?

  • Over 17+ years experience

  • Most employees are former Microsoft employees, giving us access to:

    • Microsoft executives and product groups

    • Code and knowledge not generally available to our competitors

  • Free escalation path to Microsoft Premier Support provided by Microsoft

  • Implementations at a fraction of the cost our competition charges

  • ISO 27000, 9000, 20000 certified and GDPR Compliant

  • Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back on any project

  • Recognized by industry with numerous awards, including "Microsoft Partner of the Year" 6x

Start your migration today!


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