Is your company planning to migrate from Dropbox to Google Shared Drives? If so, CloudFuze can help your IT team speed up and automate the migration, ultimately helping your company save a lot of time and money.
Remember, not many migration companies support Dropbox to Google Shared Drive migration. CloudFuze is the leading migration tool that only helps companies migrate from Dropbox to Google Shared Drive (besides Google Drive).
If you are an IT admin or manager exploring a tool like CloudFuze, please read the rest of the article.
Alternatively, you can contact our migration team for a personalized demo or price quote.
Our Dropbox to Google Shared Drive Migration Features
As told earlier, CloudFuze is a comprehensive Dropbox to Google Shared Drive migration solution and designed to transfer files, sharing permissions, versions, metadata, and more. The following are the migration features that our tool supports.
|Root folder Permissions migration
|Root file Permissions migration
|Sub-folder permissions migration
|External Shares migration
|Shared Links migration
|Version history migration
|Selective versions migration
|In-line comment migration
|Long-file name conversion
|Special characters conversion
How Are Permissions Migrated From Dropbox to Google Shared Drive
||Permissions in Google Shared Drive After Migration
Migration Steps for Dropbox to Google Shared Drive(Business)
The following are the steps that show how our migration tool transfers data from Dropbox to Google Shared Drives.
- A CloudFuze Account
- Dropbox admin login credentials
- Google Shared Drive admin login credentials
Please note that our monthly subscription plans don’t apply for business migration. Please reach out to us with your migration needs for a demo or a customized quote.
Step 1: Log in to CloudFuze.com
Go to webapp.cloudfuze.com. Create or log into your account from there. CloudFuze offers a limited free trial to test the service. As a business user, you can reach out to CloudFuze requesting an enterprise trial with more features.
Step 2: Add Dropbox Business Account to CloudFuze
Click on the Dropbox logo that you can find in the business clouds section. Since it, a business migration, don’t add Dropbox from the personal clouds list.
Step 3: Authorize Dropbox Business Account
Enter your Dropbox account’s admin login credentials in the popup window and click on the Sign-in button. By doing so, you are providing needed access for CloudFuze to transfer files.
Step 4: Add Shared Drive Account
Click on the Google Shared Drive logo in the business clouds list.
Step 5: Authorize Google Shared Drive
Enter your Google Shared Drive admin login credentials in the popup and click on the Next button.
Step 6: All CloudFuze to Access Your Account
Click on the Allow button to finish adding the Shared Drive account to CloudFuze. Please keep in mind that CloudFuze uses OAuth protocol to access your account via API calls. No human will be able to access your data during the migration.
Step 7: Verify Cloud Addition Process
Quickly, click on the Clouds icon in the left menu bar. Once clicked, now go to the Manage Clouds tab. There, you should be able to see both Dropbox and Shared Drive being added here.
Step 8: Click on the Team Migration Icon
To start the migration, click on the Team Migration icon. Note that you need to configure a few settings before the actual migration begins.
Step 9: Select Source and Destination Cloud Accounts
Select Dropbox as the source cloud and Google Shared Drive as the destination. You need to be cautious while choosing source and cloud to ensure you are transferring files from Dropbox to Shared Drive and not the other way around.
Step 10: Upload User Mapping CSV File
You need to create a CSV file with a specific format to match users in the source and destination clouds. Much of this work is guided or taken by the CloudFuze support team.
Step 11: Creating the CSV File
- Enter the source user email
- Enter source path
- Enter destination user email
- Enter the destination path
Step 12: Allow CloudFuze to Validate the CSV File
Once uploaded, CloudFuze takes a few moments to read and validate the CSV file. If there are any mistakes in the CSV format, CloudFuze returns an error.
Step 13: Download the CSV
Download the CSV and select the file and click on the Next button for further Migration
Step 14: Configure Migration
Choose a name for migration and select other preferences based on your migration needs. Once done, click on the Next button.
Step 15: Preview and Confirm the Migration
Click on the Start Migration button if everything looks good.
Step 16: Migration Is In Progress
This status indicates that the migration in progress. Keep in mind that business users of CloudFuze are entitled to receiving detailed daily migration reports from the migration managers.
Step 17: Dropbox Business to Google Shared Drive Migration Has Been Completed
Once migration is completed, the status will show as Processed. You can download the migration report and check the list of all files and folders transferred.
Dropbox to Google Shared Drive Migration FAQ
1. What is the maximum size of data we transfer using CloudFuze?
You can transfer an unlimited size of data and an unlimited number of users. CloudFuze has helped many companies transfer several TBs and PBs of data without a problem.
2. How much does the tool cost?
The pricing depends on the number of users and the size of the data you are planning to migrate.
3. How secure is CloudFuze platform?
CloudFuze is very secure. The platform is trusted by some of the biggest enterprises in the world and government agencies in the USA.
4. Does CloudFuze support Dropbox to Google Drive migration?
Yes, in addition to Dropbox to Google Shared Drives, CloudFuze also supports Dropbox to Google Drive migration.
5. How do I get started?
Please share your migration needs with us. Contact us today.