Migrating from ESXi to Nutanix AHV

Move workloads with minimal disruption

VM and workload migrations ensure that organizations can replace aging systems while incorporating stronger technologies that can add business value. This document covers an array of supported options for migrating from ESXi to AHV, each with advantages for specific use cases, to help you select the best migration method for your environment.

In addition to an overview of both general migration considerations and AHV-specific concerns, we provide the pros and cons of several tools and features, including:

  • Nutanix Image Service.
  • SUREedge Migrator.
  • Application-centric migration.
  • Nutanix VM Mobility with Nutanix Guest Tools (NGT).
  • In-place cluster conversion.
  • Nutanix Xtract for VMs.