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Migrating from Google Workspace to Microsoft 365

As businesses evolve, they often seek more efficient collaboration tools that streamline their productivity. One common transition is migrating from Google Workspace (formerly G Suite) to Microsoft 365 (formerly Office 365). This blog post will provide a comprehensive guide, outlining two methods to migrate from Google Workspace to Microsoft 365, ensuring a smooth transition for your organization.

Method 1: Manual Migration

Step 1: Assessment and Planning Begin by evaluating your Google Workspace environment. Identify the data to be migrated, such as emails, contacts, calendars, and documents. Take note of the number of users and the data volume to estimate the required resources and timeline.

Step 2: Create Microsoft 365 Accounts Set up Microsoft 365 accounts for all users, ensuring their usernames and passwords match their Google Workspace accounts. This step enables a seamless transition for your users, minimizing disruption.

Step 3: Data Migration Start with migrating emails. Configure both Google Workspace and Microsoft 365 accounts in an email client, such as Outlook or Thunderbird. Manually copy emails from the Google Workspace account to the corresponding Microsoft 365 account.

For contacts and calendars, export them from Google Workspace as standard formats (e.g., CSV) and import them into Microsoft 365 using the appropriate tools. For documents, download files from Google Drive and upload them to OneDrive or SharePoint.

Step 4: Configuration and Testing Ensure that all necessary configurations are in place. This includes setting up email forwarding from Google Workspace to Microsoft 365, configuring domain settings, and updating DNS records. Test email delivery, calendar synchronization, and document accessibility to validate the migration's success.

Method 2: Automated Shoviv G Suite to Office 365 Migration Tool

Shoviv G Suite to Office 365 migration tool designed for transferring data from Google Workspace to Microsoft 365. Research and compare various options to find the one that best suits your organization's needs and budget.



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