SharePoint 2013 Migration
Migrating from SharePoint 2013 to SharePoint Online is a crucial step for businesses that want to stay ahead of the curve. SharePoint 2013 is an outdated environment that can cause security and performance issues, which can be detrimental to your business.
With the end of support for SharePoint 2013, it is time to upgrade to SharePoint Online, which offers improved security, performance, and scalability. However, migrating to SharePoint Online can be a daunting task, especially if you do not have the in-house expertise.
In this blog post, we will discuss the challenges of using an outdated SharePoint 2013 environment and how our SharePoint migration services can help you effortlessly move your data to SharePoint Online. We will also provide a step-by-step guide on how to migrate from SharePoint 2013 to SharePoint Online, along with the different migration methods available. So, let us get started!
Why Migrate from SharePoint 2013 to SharePoint Online?
Migrating from SharePoint 2013 to SharePoint Online is a crucial step for businesses with the end of support for SharePoint 2013.
Firstly, SharePoint Online provides improved security. It has advanced security features such as multi-factor authentication, data loss prevention, and conditional access policies that help protect your data from unauthorized access and cyber threats.
Secondly, SharePoint Online offers better performance. It is built on the latest technology stack and is optimized for the cloud, which means faster load times, better response times, and improved reliability.
Finally, SharePoint Online is more scalable than SharePoint 2013. It can handle enormous amounts of data and users without compromising performance. This makes it an ideal solution for businesses that are growing or have fluctuating workloads.
How to Migrate from SharePoint 2013 to SharePoint Online?
Migrating from SharePoint 2013 to SharePoint Online can be a daunting task, but with the right guidance, it can be a smooth and seamless process. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to migrate your data from SharePoint 2013 to SharePoint Online:
Assess your current environment: Before you start the migration process, it is important to assess your current environment. This includes identifying the content that needs to be migrated, the data size, and the customizations made to your SharePoint 2013 environment.
Choose a migration method: There are several migration methods available, including the SharePoint Migration Tool, third-party migration tools, and manual migration. Choose the method that best suits your needs and requirements.
Prepare your SharePoint Online environment: Before you start the migration process, you need to prepare your SharePoint Online environment. This includes creating a new site collection, setting up user roles and permissions, and configuring the site settings.
Migrate your data: Once you have prepared your SharePoint Online environment, you can start migrating your data. This involves copying your files from SharePoint 2013 document libraries or regular file shares to SharePoint Online.
Test your migrated data: After the migration process is complete, it is important to test your migrated data to ensure that everything has been migrated correctly. This includes testing the functionality of your sites, libraries, lists, and workflows.
Train your users: Once the migration process is complete, it is important to train your users on how to use SharePoint Online. This includes providing them with training materials, conducting training sessions, and answering any questions they may have.
By following these steps, you can effortlessly move your data to SharePoint Online and enjoy the benefits of the latest technology.
Our SharePoint Migration Services
Our SharePoint migration services are designed to help businesses migrate to SharePoint Online effortlessly. We understand that migrating to a new platform can be difficult if you do not have in-house expertise. That is why we offer expert guidance and support throughout the migration process to ensure a seamless experience for your business.
Our SharePoint migration services are designed to minimize downtime and ensure that your business operations are not disrupted during the migration process. We use the latest migration tools and techniques to ensure that your data is migrated quickly and efficiently.
By using our SharePoint migration services, you can enjoy several benefits.
Firstly, you can save time and money by outsourcing the migration process to our team of experts. This means you do not have to worry about hiring additional staff or training existing staff on how to migrate to SharePoint Online.
Secondly, you can benefit from our expertise and competency in SharePoint migration. Our team of experts has years of experience in migrating businesses to SharePoint Online, and we know the best practices and techniques to ensure a successful migration.
Finally, you can enjoy peace of mind knowing that your data is secure and protected during the migration process. We take data security seriously and ensure your data is always protected.
Real-Time Case Study
One of the most significant challenges that organizations face when migrating from SharePoint 2013 to SharePoint Online is the sheer volume of data that needs to be migrated. This can be a challenging task, especially for large organizations with multiple sites and complex workflows.
COWI, an engineering consultancy, once needed to migrate from SharePoint 2013 to SharePoint Online, including a staggering 80TB of data across 140,000 sites, many of which were actively being used for business-critical purposes. To reduce on-premises hosting costs, they decided to migrate to SharePoint Online.
To solve this challenge, COWI used a migration tool to migrate their data to SharePoint Online. The tool allowed them to migrate their data quickly and efficiently, with minimal downtime and no data loss. They also used the tool to restructure their sites and optimize their workflows, which helped them improve their productivity and collaboration.
The results of the migration were impressive. COWI was able to reduce their on-premises hosting costs significantly, while also improving their security, performance, and scalability. They were able to streamline their business processes, improve communication and collaboration, and increase productivity.
In conclusion, it is time to say goodbye to the outdated SharePoint 2013 environment and embrace the latest technology with SharePoint Online.
With our expert SharePoint migration services, you can effortlessly move your data to SharePoint Online and enjoy the benefits of improved security, performance, and scalability. Our team of experts will guide you through the migration process and ensure a seamless experience for your business.
Book a no-obligation consultation with our team today and let us help you make the switch to SharePoint Online.