Category: Cloud Migration
We will take a look at cloud migration and the challenges that exist in various scenarios of migrating to the cloud from on-premise, and between specific public cloud vendors such as between Google and Microsoft public clouds.
A third part of all former employees retains access to the company data after they leave. Why? Because of incompetent offboarding. Often G Suite admins don’t bother to migrate data from Google accounts of leaving employees and delete the accounts. In 2018 Coca-Cola suffered from a massive data breach from its former employee that affected 8000 workers. Coca-Cola survived this, but when something similar happens to a small or medium business, the consequences can be disastrous.
The goal of most businesses is scalability. It’s necessary to have a SaaS solution that can grow together with a company’s needs. That’s why migration from G Suite to Office 365 is quite common.
Now let’s take a closer look at both Office 365 and G suite. Also, we’ll show you how to migrate G Suite to Office 365 if you found the latter more useful.
The number one reason why companies chose to migrate from Office 365 to G Suite is mobility. The future way of getting things done demands high speed and painless usage. The fewer actions you need to take to achieve the result, the better. And G Suite tends to cope with that better than Office 365.
This is why about 5 million businesses have adopted G Suite as their productivity tool in 2019. Most of them are small and medium companies who need to make their work more mobile and decentralized.
Organizations today are certainly looking to migrate to public cloud services. The overall numbers of businesses moving to public cloud infrastructure and services is staggering and that trend is still progressing. While the “death of the corporate datacenter” has not entirely happened and may not happen completely, public cloud environments are being utilized and utilized heavily by today’s businesses.
Migrating from On Premise to Microsoft Office 365
Businesses moving to the public cloud today look for powerful solutions that allow them to be more mobile, agile, and technology progressive than keeping infrastructure only in on-premise datacenters. There are certainly many options available to organizations today. Organizations comparing different public cloud vendors have to consider and weigh out the services offered as well as the cost for those services as one cloud provider may align more closely to the business needs and objectives than another cloud provider.
Organizations today have no end of choices when it comes to managing, maintaining, and protecting their data. The variety of choices and solutions that businesses today have available have only since expanded in recent years with the exploding cloud marketspace. Numerous cloud offerings from various companies vouch to house your business’s data. There are many different factors that may lead to an organization choosing a particular cloud provider over another. Services and offerings from one public cloud vendor may more closely align with the true business needs of an organization. Pricing and other factors also weigh into the picture. Where production data is stored is only part of the equation.
In the first part of the Office 365 Migration Guide Migrating from On Premise to Microsoft Office 365, we looked at the features and services that often attract organizations to choose Office 365 as a migration target for public cloud and alternative to G Suite migration. Microsoft has certainly architected a powerful and fully featured solution for organizations in the Office 365 offering. Office 365 builds on top of the very familiar Office suite of products that most enterprise environments have been using for years. This trusted and well-known platform provides one of the key reasons that many organizations choose Office 365 for public cloud – familiarity.
There has never been a better time for organizations today to move to the public cloud than there is today in 2018. Public cloud services from all the major players are more robust, mature, and full featured than ever before. Most organizations are looking to move at least part of their IT infrastructure to the public cloud if they haven’t already. This is certainly a trend that will not be going away any time soon.