Reduce your cloud computing costs by migrating to DigitalOcean

Get expert guidance and resources to confidently migrate your workloads to DigitalOcean. Leverage free infrastructure credits, robust training, and around the clock technical support to ensure a smooth and worry-free migration. Those with large workloads may qualify for one-on-one migration assistance from DigitalOcean’s Solutions Engineering team at no extra cost. Fill out the form below and we will contact you shortly to get started.

Benefits of moving to DigitalOcean

Simple yet comprehensive solutions

Intuitive and easy to use products help accelerate your time to market. We provide a comprehensive portfolio of compute, storage, database, and networking products with an industry leading price-to-performance ratio.

Scale with confidence

Choose from a wide array of IaaS, fully managed PaaS, and container based Kubernetes services to meet your needs as you grow. Expand your business using our 13 globally distributed data centers and a 99.99% uptime SLA.

Predictable and affordable pricing

Always know what you will pay with monthly caps and flat pricing across all data centers. Keep costs in check even when you scale your apps. We charge only ~10-20% of what other clouds do for bandwidth which makes DigitalOcean ideal for network intensive apps.

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Experience a seamless migration

Simplify your move to DigitalOcean with credits and expert support

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Infrastructure credits

New customers are provided infrastructure credit to ensure you are not paying for redundant services and that your experience is risk free. The credit will give your team time to move workloads over to DigitalOcean and perform testing before going live.

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Expert guidance and training

We will guide you through the migration, ensuring your team is trained on using DigitalOcean through in-depth tutorials or hands-on support from our Solutions Engineering team. 

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Minimal downtime

We provide free technical support around the clock, so you’ll have the option to get help when you need it.

If you qualify for a supported migration, you will work with our Solutions Engineer team to walk-through the go-live process. Smaller businesses can leverage a partner to handle the migration from start to finish.

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Types of migrations

Multiple migration paths customized for your business

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Self-Guided Migration

We’ll send you step-by-step guidance to migrate your infrastructure to DigitalOcean, featuring expert advice in the form of tech talks, tutorials and product documentation.

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Partner Migration

Accelerate your cloud migration with DigitalOcean Partners. Engaging with migration partners is ideal for customers that need additional technical support through the migration stages.

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DigitalOcean Supported Migration

Businesses with large workloads may benefit from a supported migration. Our Solutions Engineering team will work with your technical team to plan out the migration, practice dry runs and assist on the go-live date. 

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How supported migrations work

Larger workloads can get expert help from our Solutions Engineering team. 


Develop migration plan

Our team will work with you to develop a migration plan. We will help with the creation of an architectural diagram and product training so that we can map your current infrastructure to DigitalOcean’s products.

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Tests with our team

In order to eliminate or minimize downtime, we will work with your team to test DigitalOcean for your workload to ensure a seamless transition. We customize our approach to dry runs and testing based on your unique workloads.

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Stress free go-live experience

Our aim is to remove as much stress from the migration as possible. In addition to free technical support around the clock, you’ll have the opportunity to schedule time with our Solutions Engineering team to walk-through the go-live process.

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Thousands of businesses have successfully migrated to DigitalOcean

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open quoteSince moving to DigitalOcean, our setup is ultimately more capable than what we had before the migration, downtime has become a rarity, and our hosting costs have decreased by more than 90%. All in all, our team is very happy with our decision to migrate over to DigitalOcean, and we’re eager to continue to scale up our infrastructure as our business grows.close quote

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Jamie Druce

Senior Web Developer, Content Ignite

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open quoteWe’re a small company, and we monitor our costs very closely. If we were to use AWS for everything, our costs would be around $55,000 more per month than they are with DigitalOcean. We wouldn't be able to compete in certain products.close quote

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David Shifley

CTO, RouteTrust

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open quoteWith a partner like DigitalOcean, we can save on data transfer costs and become more cost-efficient. The cloud cost optimization that Vidgyor has seen in the past few months is approximately 25%, which is a big amount for most companies and in these tough times, any savings will go a long way.close quote

Mahaboob Khan

Cofounder and CEO, Vidgyor


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By filling out this form, we can recommend a self-guided or a supported approach to your migration.

Frequently asked questions

Who is eligible for migration support? 

This support is primarily for businesses that don’t use DigitalOcean currently but are looking to move their production workloads to DigitalOcean. If you are an existing DigitalOcean customer, we can connect you to your Customer Success Manager (if applicable) or provide you resources to help with migrating a workload to DigitalOcean.

What is included as part of this offering? 

Based on the review of your use case, our team will determine your eligibility to receive a one time promotional credit. You can use that credit to save you from having to pay for two cloud hosting companies at the same time. Our team will work with your business to determine the right amount of credit to support your workload.

Your business is also eligible for consulting from our Solutions Engineering team to help plan out your migration and move over resources to DigitalOcean.

This level of support is dependent on your use case and the size of the workload you plan to bring over to DigitalOcean. 

By filling out the form do I automatically qualify for a supported migration?

Unfortunately, no. This offer is restricted to businesses who meet certain spend and workload sizing thresholds. We hope that everyone who is interested in moving to DigitalOcean benefits from the self-guided migration. We also will provide everyone the option to engage one of our trusted partners, who provide a range of migration services and support.

Who is a good fit for a supported migration?

Businesses that need help with migrating their production workloads from on-premises or another cloud provider to DigitalOcean are a good fit for a supported migration. Businesses who qualify can leverage expert guidance, training, and technical support to confidently plan and execute their migration.

What services can I migrate to DigitalOcean?

The core of our platform consists of infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) technologies that include our compute offering – called Droplets – network, and storage services. 

DigitalOcean also provides a highly select set of platform-as-a-service (PaaS) technologies including Managed Kubernetes, Managed databases and App Platform. To learn more check out our product portfolio

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