Esri ArcGIS in Azure: 3-Wk Proof of Concept

GCS’s ArcGIS/Azure Proof of Concept will introduce your organization to the benefits of an ArcGIS Azure cloud migration without risk and with minimal cost.

Learn more on the Azure Marketplace


Week 1: Assessment, Environment Preparation, ArcGIS Installation & Configuration

  • Determine POC requirements via Cloud Readiness Assessment
  • Identify ArcGIS business applications and data
  • Identify ArcGIS COTS (ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS GIS Server, ArcGIS GeoAnalytics Server, ArcGIS Data Store, ArcGIS Notebooks, ArcGIS GeoEvent Server, ArcGIS Image Server; Enterprise Geodatabases; virtualized ArcGIS Pro (Desktop)
  • Identify deployment scenarios; replicated, auto-scaling, high-availability, geographic redundancy
  • Define ArcGIS Enterprise security model
  • Determine right size Azure resources
  • Define ArcGIS Azure POC System Design
  • Provision, install, configure ArcGIS COTS in Azure

Week 2: Migration

  • Migrate ArcGIS Enterprise configuration, i.e. WebGIS DR
  • Migrate POC spatial and non-spatial data
  • Migrate POC business applications
  • Validation of Migration

Week 3: Testing

  • Execution of Testing Scenarios
  • Validation of POC & Pilot objectives
  • Closure and Next steps


  • Bill of Material (BOM) with Azure Servers for selected ArcGIS system
  • ArcGIS architecture diagram
  • Azure infrastructure setup and configured ArcGIS System
  • ArcGIS Proof of Concept workload running in Azure

Please contact GCS today to commence your ArcGIS Cloud Digital Transformation journey.

Learn more on the Azure Marketplace

ArcGIS Cloud Certified Professionals

GCS’s team is comprised of certified ArcGIS and cloud professionals who are solution architects, system integrators, native cloud developers, data scientists, and professional project managers.

GCS ArcGIS Cloud Services
As an Esri partner in the ArcGIS Cloud Services Specialty, GCS is recognized for expertise in deploying and managing ArcGIS in cloud environments.
Esri Release Ready
As an Esri partner in the Release Ready Specialty, GCS is recognized for keeping pace with Esri technology, expertise, and the community by helping users make smart decisions using Web GIS.

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