How to Migrate from Google Drive to Amazon S3 (Business Migration)

Do you have a lot of data in your company’s Google Drive account that needs to be migrated to Amazon S3? If so, CloudFuze has a migration tool that can transfer files from Google Drive to Amazon S3 quickly and securely. CloudFuze can migrate TBs of data via its platform, helping companies save time and reduce strain on the network infrastructure. 

CloudFuze supports both one-time and delta migration for Google Drive and Amazon S3 connectors. 

This article discusses Google Drive to Amazon S3 migration along with steps. You can reach out to our migration team for a personalized demo session or price quote.

To migrate from Google Drive to Amazon S3, you need;

  1. Google Drive (Google Workspace) admin login details 
  2. Amazon S3 login details

Step 1: Create a CloudFuze Account

Go to webapp.cloudfuze.com and create a CloudFuze account with your work email. Please keep in mind that CloudFuze provides a free trial to test the service. You can add your clouds and transfer up to 10 GB of data. 

Alternatively, you can contact CloudFuze for a customized enterprise trial if your data migration needs are large and complex. 

CloudFuze offers fully managed Google Drive to Amazon S3 migration. Much of these steps can be avoided if you prefer not to handle them on your own.

Login to CloudFuze Webapp

Step 2: Add Your Company’s Google Workspace Account

To move files from Google Drive to Amazon S3, you need to add your Google Workspace account to CloudFuze. To do so, you need to locate the G Suite icon listed under the business clouds and click on it.

Select Google Worksapce

Step 3: Enter Your Google Workspace Admin Login Details 

In the Google’s login window, enter your company’s Google Workspace admin login credentials and click on the Next button.

Enter Google WorkSpace

Step 4:  Authorize Google Workspace Account

Click on the Allow button to complete the authorization process. 

Allow Google WorkSpace Credentials

Step 5: Add Your Amazon S3 Account

Click on the Amazon S3 logo that you can find in the business clouds list and click on it. 

Enter Amazon S3 Credentials

Step 6: Enter Amazon S3 Admin Login Credentials 

Enter your Amazon S3 account details and click on the Next button. 

Enter Amazon S3 Credentials

Step 7: Check the Status of Clouds

Go to Clouds > Manage Clouds, and check whether you can see both Google Drive and Amazon S3 accounts there.

Added Both Google Drive to Amazon S3 clouds

Step 8: Click on Team Migration

Now, click on the Team Migration icon in the menu. This will initiate the migration. However, you need to configure a few options before the actual file migration takes place.

Click on Team Migration

Step 9: Select Source and Destination Cloud Accounts

Select Google Workspace as the source and AmazonS3 as destination and click on the Next button.

Select Google WorkSpace to Amazon S3 source and Destiantions

Step 10: Create a CSV File 

Create a CSV file for mapping the users in Google Workspace and Amazon S3. Once created, upload it to CloudFuze. 

Upload Google WorkSpace to Amazon S3 CSV file

Step 11: Select Users to Migrate

Select all the users that you want to migrate and click the Next button. In this demo, we migrated one user from Google Drive to Amazon S3.

Select FIles For Google WokSpace

Step 12:  Review User Mapping

In this window, review how users in the source and destination are mapped and click on the Next button. 

PreMapping for Google Workspace to Amazons3

Step 13:  Select Migration Options

You can choose options such as migration job name, migration job type, and others as per your migration needs.

Options for Google WorkSpace to Amazon S3

Step 14: Preview and Start Migration

Check everything one final time and click on the Start Migration button. This will start the file migration process. 

Preview Google Workspace to Amazon S3

Step 15: Data Migration is in Process

During the file migration process, CloudFuze displays the status as In-Progress. Your files will soon be migrated to Amazon S3. 

In Progress to Google WorkSpace to Amazon S3

Step 16: Your Google Drive to Amazon S3 Migration Has Been Completed. 

The status will be displayed as Processed once the migration is completed.

Google WorkSpace to Amazon S3 Completed

Step 17:  Migrated Files in Amazon S3

As seen in the image, data from Google Drive has been migrated to the Amazon S3 account. 

Migrated Files in Amazon S3

 

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CloudFuze supports more than 40 cloud Migration services including Google Drive, Dropbox, Amazon, and Box etc.