Migrate from Egnyte to SharePoint Online

1. Introduction

Is your organization planning to migrate data from Egnyte to SharePoint Online? CloudFuze offers the right solutions. Even if your company has many TBs or PBs of data on Egnyte and a complex sharing structure that needs to be migrated to SharePoint Online, our migration platform can streamline the entire transfer process.  

2. Egnyte vs. SharePoint Online

Both Egnyte and SharePoint Online are convenient file-sharing and storage platforms. They offer similar features, such as

  • Sharing, editing, and managing files and folders
  • Data encryption for security
  • Accessing files from anywhere through any device
  • Integration with third-party apps

But these cloud platforms also differ in some ways from each other.

For example, the customization of apps in Egnyte is straightforward, while SharePoint requires IT expertise to achieve the desired results.

You can also check out the other differences between Egnyte and SharePoint Online in detail.

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
Subfolder permissions Yes Yes
Versions Yes No
Timestamps Yes Yes
External Shares Yes Yes
Shared Links Yes Yes
Long Folder Path Yes No
Special Character Replacement Yes No
Suppressing Email Notifications Yes No

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

Data migration is an elaborate and critical process that needs to be handled by experts. Businesses planning for Egnyte to SharePoint migration must overcome the challenges associated with it for a frictionless data transfer.

The main challenges in Egnyte to SharePoint Online migration are

  • Risk of 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 files.
  • Maintaining data security and compliance.

5. Egnyte to SharePoint Migration Steps

Having the admin accounts ready is the first step to migrate Egnyte to SharePoint. Other steps include configuring Egnyte as the source and SharePoint Online as the destination cloud, mapping users, choosing features to migrate, and initiating the actual migration.

Step 1: Create a CloudFuze account

Go to CloudFuze webapp and create your account. CloudFuze offers a free trial to test the service.

If you are representing a large company or an enterprise, CloudFuze can provide a custom trial. Please reach out to our support team at support@cloudfuze.com with your migration needs.

Login Credentials for webapp

Step 2: Authorize Your Egnyte Account

Enter the domain of your Egnyte account and then enter login details to authorize your account to CloudFuze for migration.

Locate and Authorize Egnyte

Step 3: Complete the Authorization Process

Complete the authorization process by clicking on the Allow Access button.

Complete Authorize process

Step 4: Add SharePoint Online

Click on the SharePoint Online logo under the list of business clouds to add it. Enter your organization’s Office 365 admin login credentials and authorize it.

Enter Sharepoint Online Credentials

Step 5: Verify Cloud Addition Process

Click on the Clouds logo and then go to the Manage Clouds tab. You should be able to see both the clouds being added here.

Added Egnyte to SharePoint Online

Step 6: Click on Team Migration

To initiate the migration, click on the Team Migration icon on the left.

Click on Team Migration

Step 7: Select the Source and Destination Clouds

Select Egnyte as the source and SharePoint Online as the destination cloud.

Egnyte as source and SharePoint as destination

Step 8: Mapping Users

CloudFuze automatically maps users based on their email aliases. Besides auto-mapping, CloudFuze also supports manual and CSV-based migration for custom data transfer needs.

Egnyte to SharePoint Online AutoMapp

Step 9: Upload a CSV file of Users

Upload the CSV file and allow  CloudFuze to validate it. Once validated correctly, you should be able to start the migration.

Upload CSV Files

Step 10: Select Your Migration Options

Select options like migration job name, job type, and additional notifications emails and click on the Next button.

Egnyte to SharePoint Job Options

Step 11: Preview and Start Migration

Check everything one final time and click on the Start Migration button to start the file transfer process.

Egnyte to SHarePoint Online Preview

Step 12: Migration Has Been Completed

Once the data transfer process is completed, the status will show as Processed.

Login Credentials for webapp

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