Using the XCP Data Mover to migrate millions of small files to flexible storage


This use case is based on the largest NetApp tourism industry customer for on-premises-to-cloud data migration. Because COVID-19 has reduced demand in the travel industry, customers want to save capital expenses on high-end storage in their on-premises environment for the demand pricing application. This customer has a tight SLA to migrate millions of small files to the cloud.

The following figure depicts data migration from on-premises to Azure NetApp Files for small files.

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For more information, see the NetApp XCP Data Mover Solution: On Premises to Cloud blog.