When planning to migrate from Amazon WorkDocs to SharePoint Online, your organization must have a specific strategy that aligns the migration with the business goals, e.g., cloud cost savings. Having a proper strategy is especially important when planning a large-scale migration that involves transferring users and data while preserving sharing permissions, timestamps, and other properties.

Equally important is to choose the right migration solution that can cater to your organization’s migration needs. At CloudFuze, we have some of the most advanced tool features for migrating users and content from Amazon WorkDocs to SharePoint Online that enable businesses to make the transition smooth and secure.

You can also check our Amazon WorkDocs to OneDrive migration guide.

Challenges Involved in Amazon WorkDocs to SharePoint Online Migrations

Moving from Amazon WorkDocs to SharePoint Online while preserving the intricate file and folder sharing structure is often challenging for businesses. This is because manual approaches are not feasible in replicating sharing permissions. Businesses also face other challenges, such as:

  • Preserving the versions of the files
  • Retaining the timestamps
  • Migrating embedded links without breaking them
  • Adhering to the file/folder naming limitations of SharePoint Online

Steps to Migrate from Amazon WorkDocs to SharePoint Online

Check out the steps to migrate to SharePoint Online from Amazon WorkDocs with our migration tool, X-Change.

Step 1: Log Into the CloudFuze Webapp

First, create a CloudFuze account and log into it.

Webapp cloudfuze

Step 2: Request for a Multi-User Migration Account

To perform a business migration, you need a multi-user migration account. Request for it by clicking on the same option.

multi user migration

Step 3: Add Amazon WorkDocs to CloudFuze

Visit the Business Clouds section of the webapp, select the Amazon WorkDocs cloud, and click on Add Cloud.

select AMazon WorkDocs

Step 4: Add SharePoint Online to CloudFuze

Similarly, locate the SharePoint Online cloud and click on Add Cloud to add the cloud to the CloudFuze X-Change webapp.

Seelct SharepointOnline Icon

Step 5: Check and Verify the Added Clouds

Visit the Manage Clouds section and check if both clouds are added.

Verify the Added Clouds

Step 6: Configure the Source and Destination Clouds

Next, visit the Teams Migration panel and choose Amazon WorkDocs as the source and SharePoint Online as the destination cloud.

select source as Amazon workdocs to sharepoint

Step 7: Map the User Accounts

For Amazon WorkDocs to SharePoint Online migrations, CSV mapping option works the best as compared to the auto-mapping option. Our team can assist your IT team in creating CSV mappings for the user accounts to migrate.

Map the User Accounts

Step 8: Map the Permissions

Review the automatically mapped permissions. If you want to make changes to the mapping, clikc on the edit icon and proceed accordingly. Once done, click on Next.

Map the Permissions

Step 9: Configure the Migration Parameters

This stage presents you with several parameters that you can configure as per your Amazon WorkDocs to SharePoint Online migration needs.

Migration Parameters

Step 10: Preview and Start the Migration

Preview all the parameters you have set and click on Start Migration if everything looks good to go.

 Start the Migration

Step 11: Monitor the Migration

You will be redirected to the Reports page. There, monitor your Amazon WorkDocs to SharePoint migration until it gets completed.

Migration completed

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