Egnyte to OneDrive migration

1. Introduction

CloudFuze makes it possible to migrate a big chunk of files and large data from Egnyte to OneDrive for Business, thus helping companies save a lot of time and money.

If your company plans to move files from Egnyte to OneDrive for Business/Office 365, continue reading this guide to know how CloudFuze’s platform can automate the entire migration process.

If you are short of time and don’t have the time to read the entire guide, learn from our migration team directly.

2. Egnyte vs Onedrive

In terms of pricing, OneDrive is comparatively affordable at a starting price of $5 a month, while Egnyte starts at $10 per month.

OneDrive comes with productivity tools available in Microsoft 365 suite, while Egnyte does not and has to rely on third-party app integration. It is one of the key drivers for businesses to migrate from Egnyte to OneDrive.

3. CloudFuze vs. Competitor Migration Tools

CloudFuze is a one-stop solution for end-to-end data migration needs that stands apart from competitor tools. Check out the table below to compare the features between CloudFuze and other data migration tools.

Migration Features CloudFuze Competitors
One-time migration Yes Yes
Delta Migration Yes Yes
Root folder permissions Yes Yes
Sub folder permissions Yes Yes
Root file permissions Yes Yes
Versions Yes No
Selective Versions Yes No
Timestamps Yes Yes
External Links Yes Yes
Shared Links Yes Yes
Comments Yes No
Long Folder Path Yes No
Special Character Replacement Yes No
Embedded Links Yes No
Suppressing Email Notifications Yes No
Comparison Delta Yes No

4. What Are the Challenges Associated With Egnyte to Onedrive Migration?

Data migration is an elaborate and critical process that needs to be handled by experts. One must overcome the challenges associated with Egnyte to OneDrive migration for a frictionless transfer of files.
Find some of the challenges below

  • Downtime due to high data volume.
  • Migrating file and folder permissions to the destination.
  • Preserving the shared and internal links, comments, timestamps, and version history of the data files.
  • Maintaining data security and compliance.You can also check out the differences between Egnyte vs SharePoint Online, which differs slightly from OneDrive.

5. Steps to Migrate Egnyte to OneDrive

Transferring Egnyte data to OneDrive for Business starts with choosing Egnyte as the source and OneDrive as the destination cloud. It also involves mapping user accounts and migrating sharing permissions, in-file comments, version history, external and internal shares, and other features.

The steps to migrate Egnyte to SharePoint are a bit different. You can learn about them in our Egnyte to SharePoint migration guide.

Step 1: Create a CloudFuze Account

CloudFuze provides a limited trial for IT admins or managers to test the service live.

However, in case of a full migration, reach out to our support team for a quote.

A quote is provided based on the size of the data to be migrated. Our business migration team can also provide a demo for IT admins and managers and answer their questions related to migration or our platform.

To create an account, go to CloudFuze webapp and use your email address, Google account, or Office 365 account to sign up.

Step 2: Add and Authorize Egnyte Account

Once logged in, you will be able to see a list of cloud services categorized under personal and business sections.

Click on the Egnyte logo listed under business clouds. A popup will then appear where you need to enter your Egnyte account’s admin login/access details.

Step 3: Add OneDrive for Business Account

The next step is adding OneDrive for Business (ODFB) which is the destination/target cloud account. Click on the OneDrive for Business logo from the business clouds section and then enter your ODFB/Office 365 admin login credentials.

Step 4: Verify Whether Clouds Are Added Properly

Now, click on the Clouds icon on the menu. From the Clouds page, click on the Manage Clouds tab. You should be able to see both Egnyte and ODFB accounts added here.

Step 5: Click on Team Migration

Since it is a business migration, you need to click on the Team Migration icon located in the menu on the left.

Step 6: Select Source and Destination Cloud Accounts

In this step, you need to select Egnyte as the source and OneDrive for Business as the destination cloud.

Step 7: Choose Users to be Migrated

CloudFuze has a feature called Auto-mapping that automatically matches the user accounts in Egnyte and OneDrive for Business. You can select one user, a few users, or all users in Egnyte to migrate them over to OneDrive for Business.

Step 8: Proceed to Next Step

Once you choose the user’s and data to be migrated, click on the Next button.

Step 9: Name Your Migration

CloudFuze provides a default name for migration. You can rename it with a new name for your convenience. Giving proper names to migration helps especially when running multiple migrations parallelly.

Step 10: Initiate the Migration

Preview all the migration preferences you chose earlier and click on the Start Migration button once everything looks good.

Step 11: Migration Is in Progress

During the transfer process, CloudFuze shows the status as In-Progress.

Step 12: Migration Has Been Completed

When the migration is completed, the status will show as Processed.

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By Published On: May 10, 2024Categories: KnowledgebaseComments Off on How to Migrate Content from Egnyte to OneDrive for Business

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