If you are an IT admin or manager exploring ways to migrate Slack to Teams, you are in the right place! CloudFuze helps companies around the world migrate from Slack to Microsoft Teams quickly and securely.
CloudFuze’s Slack to Teams migration tool is designed to automate the entire chat migration process, getting rid of rudimentary methods and ultimately saving time and money.
CloudFuze migrates Slack channels and direct messages keeping the message version history intact.
This article discusses Slack to Teams migration in detail and shows a quick demo of CloudFuze with steps and screenshots. You can contact our migration team for a personalized demo.
CloudFuze is a cloud data migration engine that transfers files between 40 leading cloud storage services. In addition to that, the platform also supports chats migration. It is one of the very few Slack to Microsoft Teams tools available on the market.
The information below discusses Slack to Microsoft Teams migration on a deeper level. We also included a few steps that show how to migrate from Slack to Teams with CloudFuze.
Slack to Teams Migration Features
CloudFuze migrates Slack channels and converts them into relevant Teams. The platform can migrate both public and private Slack channels to Microsoft Teams.
Besides, the tool can also migrate groups. Groups and group messages will be migrated to the chat section of the Microsoft Teams. One-to-one messages between users will also be migrated.
CloudFuze also supports timestamp migration for public and private channel history. It also migrates chats, emojis, and @ mentions.
Users in Slack are mapped to relevant user accounts in Microsoft Teams and their direct messages and files are migrated.
Slack vs. Teams Comparison
The table shows the quick comparison between Slack and Microsoft Teams for quick reference.
|Slack ||Microsoft Teams |
|User types are owner, admin, full-member, single-channel guest, and multi-channel guest. ||User types are owner, admin, and guest user. |
|Non-Slack users can access Slack with a link. ||Teams can’t be accessed with an account. |
|External users can communicate with existing Slack users using Slack Connect. |
Multiple groups can’t be created. A group can’t be named.
|External users need to use a guest account. Guest accounts have limited features. |
|Multiple groups cannot be created. You cannot give a group name. ||In Microsoft Teams, any user can create any number of groups and name it. |
Migration Platform Features
- RESTful API platform
- Cloud-native architecture
- OAuth-based Slack/Microsoft 365 accounts authentication US-based SOC 1 and SOC 2 certified data centers
- SaaS servers (ideal for small migrations), dedicated instances (for large migrations), and deployable in a customer’s cloud or data center (ideal for enterprises, universities, and government agencies)
- One-time migration
- Public channels migration
- Private channels migration
- Admin groups migration
- Admin one-to-one chats migration
- User groups migration
- User one-to-one chats migration
Prerequisites to Migrate Slack to Teams
- Slack admin login credentials
- Microsoft 365 (Office 365) admin login credentials
- A CloudFuze account
To add Slack channels to Microsoft Teams, follow the steps below.
Please reach out to our migration team for a quote or to request a trial.
1. Create a CloudFuze Account
Go to webapp.cloudfuze.com and create a CloudFuze account. CloudFuze offers a limited 30-day trial account for users who want to test the service.
IT administrators can reach out to our migration team for a live demo or quote.
2. Add Your Slack Account to Cloudfuze
Locate the Slack logo in the business clouds list and click on it. A popup will appear where you need to enter Slack account details.
3. Enter Slack Login Credentials
Enter your company’s Slack login details and click on the Sign-in button.
4. Provide Access to CloudFuze
Click on the Allow button to provide access to CloudFuze.
5. Add Microsoft Teams to CloudFuze
Click on the Microsoft Teams logo that you can see in the business clouds list.
6. Authorize Microsoft Teams
Click on the Accept button to complete the authorization process.
7. Verify Whether Slacks and Teams Are Added
Click on the Clouds tab and go to the Manage Clouds tab. If successfully added, both Microsoft Teams and Slack accounts will be displayed there.
8. Click on the Slack Migration Tab
Click on the Slack migration tab in the navigational menu on the left and click on it.
9. Select Source and Destination
Since it is a Slack to Microsoft Teams migration, we need to select Slack as a source and Microsoft Teams as the target/destination.
Pay attention to what you are choosing as a source and destination. The wrong choice will end up migrating Team’s content (if any) to Slack.
10. Select Users to Migrate
CloudFuze’s Slack to Microsoft Teams migration solution maps users automatically based on their email aliases.
IT admins can still migrate users’ chats, channels, and workspaces to Teams irrespective of the auto-map list.
11. Select Workspaces
CloudFuze pulls and displays the list of all workspaces in your Slack account. Click on the Channels tab next to Users to view all of them.
Check the Private Workspaces
Now, click on the Private option to view all the Private workspaces in your Slack account.
12. Slack to Microsoft Teams Migration Is in Process
Go to Reports and check for the status of the migration. During the chat migration process, the status will be displayed as In Progress.
13. Slack to Teams Migration Has Been Completed Successfully
Once the migration is completed, the status will be changed to Processed from In Progress.
14. Select Direct Messages
As of now, CloudFuze can migrate direct messages, emojis, and files. The platform doesn’t support the migration of replies and reactions.
15. Messages Are Being Migrated
By clicking on the Next button, direct messages will be migrated from Slack to Teams to concerned users.
16. All the Direct Messages Have Been Migrated
When all the DMs are migrated, CloudFuze displays the status as Processed. Users can log into their Microsoft Teams accounts to validate whether all messages are properly migrated.
Slack to Teams Migration FAQs
1. How Much Does It Cost to Migrate from Slack to Teams?
The price depends on the number of slack channels and users you are planning to migrate. Besides, a lot of other factors influence such as the other Slack features you want to retain like timestamps. Please contact our migration team for a quote.
2. What is the speed of migration?
The speed of Slack to Teams migration depends on the number of users, size of the data, and the number of messages that need to be migrated. The migration takes a few hours to a few days depending upon the users.
3. Does CloudFuze migrate direct messages?
Yes, CloudFuze does migrate direct messages between users. It’s one of the features that separate CloudFuze from other providers on the market.
4. Does CloudFuze migrate timestamps?
Yes, CloudFuze migrates timestamps of public/private channels and direct messages between users. Timestamps for groups can also be migrated.
5. Does CloudFuze migrate Slack files?
CloudFuze transfers Slack files to Microsoft Teams. The files from Slack will be migrated over to SharePoint. Remember, all Microsoft Teams files are stored in SharePoint.
6. How secure is the CloudFuze platform?
CloudFuze is highly secure and has been trusted by some of the biggest companies in the world. Read more about CloudFuze security.
7. What Slack features does CloudFuze migrate?
CloudFuze migrates depends on several factors like Slack channels (public and private), files, direct messages, group messages, and timestamps.
8. How to Check the number of users in a Slack account?
Log in to your Slack account. Please keep in mind that you must log in as admin to retrieve the user’s info.
Go to Settings & Administration and click on the Workspace Settings option.
From the Administration menu, click on the Manage Members tab. All the user’s information will be displayed there.
9. How to check file data metrics in a Slack account?
Slack primarily shows the data of the number of messages sent and the number of files. It doesn’t show the data size in GBs or TBs.
To check the metrics, click on the Tools option from the main menu and click on Analytics.
Click on the Messages Sent or Files Uploaded tabs two check concerned analytics.
10. How to contact CloudFuze?
You can chat with our migration team by clicking on the chat button on the bottom right corner of this page. Alternatively, you can send us an email.
11. Can you migrate data from Slack to Teams?
Yes, CloudFuze can migrate data from Slack to Teams. In addition to migrating Slack channels and direct messages, our tool can also transfer files from Slack to Microsoft Teams.
12. How to migrate direct messages from Slack to Teams?
Currently, there is no manual option or free slack to Teams migration tool that can migrate direct messages from Slack to Teams. CloudFuze is the only complete solution in the world that can migrate a lot of Slack features to Microsoft Teams.
13. How secure is CloudFuze’s Slack to Teams migration platform?
CloudFuze is highly secure. The platform has been used by some of the world’s biggest enterprises and government agencies. Find out more about CloudFuze security.
14. What level of support does CloudFuze provide?
Each business migration at CloudFuze gets a dedicated migration team with a migration manager. CloudFuze is highly known in the industry for its managed migrations.
15. What are the prerequisites for Slack to Teams migration?
In order to migrate from Slack to Teams, you must be Slack admin or have Slack admin login credentials. You must also have admin access to the Microsoft 365 account.
Feel free to contact us for switching from Slack to Teams