VM Migration to Google Cloud

The VM migration to Google Cloud will reduce the bills and maintenance associated with running your own on-prem environments.

Why Migrate Your VMs to Google Cloud?

Google Cloud enables companies to move their workloads at their own scale and create VMs almost instantly, while accessing sustained discounts. It empowers users to innovate and evolve in a flexible manner while giving them strong foundations that future-proof their business.

Do more

Free up your IT workforce to innovate and advance your business strategy.

Pay less

Reduce the overhead of managing on-premises infrastructures and manage your costs with per-second billing rates and automatic discounts.

Be agile

Leverage an ecosystem that fully supports a fast and scalable migration to Google Cloud. Move thousands of VMs at scale with built-in testing and right-sizing.

Secure your business

Reduce risk with Google’s world-class security by eliminating the operational difficulties with Google Cloud’s fully managed infrastructure.

Begin Your Google Cloud Journey Now

The cloud is changing IT departments across enterprises – improving performance, adding new capabilities, and driving down costs. However, for enterprises with decades of investments in legacy IT infrastructure, cloud migration can be a challenge.

With the professional services that Adastra offers, you can jumpstart your Google Cloud migration. Focus on your applications and data and let Google manage the underlying infrastructure.

Approach to VM Migration to Google Cloud

A common perception is that migrating existing workloads to the public cloud, especially those with a lot of data, is complex, time consuming, and risky. However, choosing the right partner can help you establish best cloud practices to accelerate the process and lower risk.

  • Identify stakeholders from all internal departments.
  • Assess the applications that should be migrated.
  • Define the requirements that will impact the application and document them.

Deliverable: An IT landscape overview including a cost estimation: cloud vs. on-prem.

  • Shape a tailored cloud migration strategy based on your specific needs.
  • Plan the data migration in detail and define the application migration steps with all underlying dependencies.
  • Plan a testing strategy to ensure the accuracy of the migrated applications.

Deliverable: Google Cloud migration action plan, SOW

Execute the cloud migration plan. For additional safety, we include a backout plan that reduces the risk of negative migration impact. It enables us to seamlessly revert back the cloud environment to on-premises if this, for some reason, is required.

Deliverable: WBS (Work Brake down structure) and actual project delivered

Finetune your new Google Cloud ecosystem. Optimize your operational usage to facilitate the adoption of more GCP cloud native tools. Reduce cloud expenses by using cost controls and governance tools to keep the budgets in-line.

Deliverable: Cost optimization analysis document – comparison before/after, advantages and disadvantages, action plan

What We Do

Adastra accelerates your cloud migration flight by moving your VMs from your current environment to Google Cloud, whether it is from another public cloud or on-premises. Migrating with Adastra’s premium GCP service reduces risk for your production workloads and improves agility, while saving time and resources. Have a trusted Google partner by your side, with a proven track record of successful cloud migrations.

Environment discovery

Adastra will thoroughly review your infrastructure and provide a high-level landscape for better understanding the impact of a Google Cloud migration from your environment.

GCP setup and appliances

We will configure the Google Cloud project and folders based on your technical requirements and prepare a detailed runbook with execution plan for the deployment.


Adastra will deploy the applications according to the execution plan and test the new cloud environment to ensure seamless workloads flow.

Knowledge transfer

Adastra will transfer knowledge and get your team familiar with the applications’ runbook. We will provide training materials and/or workshops to educate your team to takeover.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Because it’s proven—Google Cloud Platform powers Google’s core businesses, including 6 billion hours of videos on YouTube per month. It also offers exceptional speed and scalability, as well as world-class security.

Alongside the immediate cost benefits, this solution helps reduce risk with an extensive network, app, and information security. It is a fully managed, serverless offering that eliminates operational complexity.

By removing the operational overhead of managing a physical infrastructure, your business can boost performance with right-sizing, custom machine types, high IOPs, and lightning-fast networking. You will also get fast, flexible storage, including data encrypted both in motion and at rest with millisecond access speeds. The expected outcome is a 4x increase in performance and agility, and up to 50% reclaimed site reliability engineering time.

It might feel that way, but when you have the right Google Cloud migration partner, it’s seamless and straightforward. Adastra’s expert team of migration specialists has a single goal: to guide you through your cloud migration journey and tailor it to your business needs.

Migrate for Compute Engine supports both traditional lift and shift VM migrations and storage-only (source VM disks) migrations. Migrate for Anthos upgrades existing virtual machines to containers in Google Kubernetes Engine. For other scenarios, tools such as Deployment Manager, Cloud Build, and Cloud Scheduler help standardize infrastructure provisioning, application build, and deployment.

By using pre- and post-migration right-sizing of VM instances. We can leverage additional billing and cost management solutions available within Google Cloud to optimize your costs.

Reduce bills and maintenance with VM Migration to Google Cloud