This article discusses Google Drive to OneDrive migration and is primarily intended to help IT admins. If your company is looking to migrate from Google Workspace to Microsoft 365 (OneDrive for Business), please continue reading the article.
If you are a personal user of Google Drive planning to migrate your data to OneDrive, please check this consumer migration guide.
CloudFuze is a cloud data migration tool that is designed to transfer petabytes of data from one cloud storage service to another. The tool allows businesses to migrate to a cloud suite of their choice quickly, securely, and with zero downtime.
The platform supports 40+ cloud services including Google Workspace (Google Drive & Google Shared Drive) and Microsoft 365 (OneDrive for Business & SharePoint)
Google Drive to OneDrive Migration Features
CloudFuze is one of the world’s leading data migration platforms that offers the fastest Google Drive to OneDrive migration.
The platform can not only transfer files from Google Drive to OneDrive but also migrates users, sharing permissions, folder structure, and many other Dropbox features.
The following are some CloudFuze’s Google Drive to OneDrive migration tool’s features.
- One-time & delta (incremental) migration that ensures zero downtime
- Unlimited terabytes of data transfer
- Root folder, root file, and subfolder permissions migration
- Automatic user mapping / CSV and manual mapping
- Auto-retry mechanism to mitigate throttling errors
- Smart features to handle OneDrive filename errors
- External shares migration
- Version history migration
- Filer and folders timestamp perseverance
- LDAP/AD integration
- Dedicated account manager and migration team
- Available as SaaS platform or can be installed in your own cloud or data center
- One-off license as opposed to monthly subscription
- ITSP/MSP licenses
- Migration project planning and execution
Steps to Move Files from Google Drive to OneDrive
The following steps how CloudFuze platform can migrate files from Google Drive to OneDrive. If you are an IT admin, you can request a free trial and test the software. Additionally, you can contact our migration team for a personalized demo or price quote.
Step 1: Log in to CloudFuze
Create an account and log in to CloudFuze. You will need a CloudFuze account to add your Google Drive and OneDrive accounts to migrate data.
Step 2: Add Google Drive to CloudFuze
Add your company’s Google Drive (Google Workspace / G Suite) account by clicking on the G Suite logo. The G Suite logo can be seen in the business clouds list.
Step 3: Enter G Suite Admin Login Credentials
Now, enter the admin login credentials of your company’s G Suite account.
Step 4: Grant Access to CloudFuze
To facilitate migration, CloudFuze requires access to your G Suite account. Please keep in mind that the access is granted via OAuth and your data is completely safe. CloudFuze only uses API calls to transfer files from Google Drive to OneDrive.
Step 5: Add OneDrive Account
The next step is adding OneDrive. You need to click on the OneDrive for a Business logo in the business clouds list and enter your company’s Microsoft 365 admin login credentials.
Step 6: Enter Microsoft 365 Login Credentials
Enter your company’s Microsoft 365 admin login details. Please keep in mind that it is not possible to migrate from Google Drive to OneDrive without admin credentials.
Step 7: Complete OneDrive Authorization Process
Click on the Accept button to complete adding your company’s OneDrive to CloudFuze.
Step 8: Check Whether Clouds Are Added
Go to Clouds -> Manage Clouds and check whether Google Drive and OneDrive accounts are added. If you find a cloud missing, you need to add the cloud once again.
Step 9: Click on Team Migration
To start Google Drive to OneDrive migration, click on the Team Migration icon and follow the next steps.
Step 10: Select Source and Destination Cloud Accounts
Since you are trying to migrate Google Drive to OneDrive, select Google Drive as the source account and OneDrive as the destination account.
Step 11: Map User Accounts and Prepare Them for Migration
CloudFuze has a feature called Auto-map that automatically matches and pairs user accounts in Google Drive and OneDrive based on the usernames/email aliases. It saves a lot of time and prevents the need to manually map user accounts.
You can select all the users in your Google Drive account or go with a few if you want to migrate users in batches.
Step 12: Select Users to Migrate
As a part of the demo, we chose to migrate one user from Google Drive to OneDrive.
Step 13: A Final Few Migration Options
You can give the migration job a name and select migration time. Besides, you can add email IDs of coworkers who needs to get migration updates.
Step 14: Start the Google Drive to OneDrive File Transfer Process
Check everything and click on the Start Migration button. This will start the actual file transfer between your Google Drive and OneDrive accounts.
Step 15: Google Drive to OneDrive Migration Is in Progress
CloudFuze displays the status as ‘In Progress’ during the file migration. At this point, you can pause and resume the migration. You can even cancel the migration altogether. Please keep in mind that CloudFuze will not delete any file in your Google Drive account if you decide to cancel the migration. However, files that were already migrated to OneDrive will remain there until you delete them manually.
Step 16: Your Google Drive to OneDrive Migration Has Been Completed
CloudFuze displays the status as ‘Processed’ once all the files in your Google Drive account are moved to OneDrive. You and your team can log into OneDrive accounts and validate the data.