5 Tools for Effortless Migration to SharePoint Online

“Make everything as simple as possible but not simpler” – Albert Einstein

Change isn’t always easy, especially when it affects a large group of people. Within an office setting, making the switch to SharePoint Online can bring change for the better. The cloud software provides a fast, cost-effective way to facilitate communication and delivers the powerful features of SharePoint without having to manage the infrastructure on your own.

However, the process of migrating to SharePoint Online can also require a lot of planning and organization. Companies don’t have to figure it out on their own. Many online tools exist to assist in migrating to SharePoint Online which reduce confusion and allow your company to tap into the benefits as quickly as possible. The following introduces five powerful tools for effortless migration to SharePoint Online.


1. WalkMe

Touted as one of the “8 Web Apps That Will Change Your Business”, the online guidance platform WalkMe simplifies and accelerates training with SharePoint Online. Its simplistic interface allows relative newbies to use the app with ease. The application provides onscreen instructions as users learn a new software. This allows users to practice using SharePoint Online throughout the training process. Furthermore, WalkMe helps to provide real-time performance support to users as they navigate giving users a higher level of confidence in learning the platform.


2. DocAve

DocAve from AvePoint provides infrastructure management software for SharePoint Online migration. The software integrates with multiple programs such as Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Office 365, making it faster to implement the process. DocAve also makes it easier for supervisors to manage migration by providing comprehensive solutions for administration, content management, deployment, storage, and monitoring.


3. Content Matrix

Similar to DocAve, Content Matrix from Metalogix eases the responsibility for management to plan and monitor migration to SharePoint Online. Content Matrix allows companies to upgrade, migrate, and organize SharePoint Online content from their preexisting software. Content Matrix provides pre-migration planning and prevents potential problems during the process. It also allows companies to migrate all aspects at once including lists, libraries, documents, permissions, and more.


4. Tzunami

As another leading provider of SharePoint migration solutions, Tzunami provides content management and enables advanced migration from multiple channels. Tzunami makes it easier to plan for migration while also saving time. Moreover, it has a variety of features within its broad migratory tool such as Exchange Migration, Aqualogic Migration, DocuShare Migration, and LiveLink Migration offering flexibility for businesses based on their own needs.


5. MetaVis Migration Suite

The MetaVis Migration Suite has a variety of features help businesses manage and migrate information to SharePoint Online. MetaVis can handle a variety of content during migration including sites, lists, workflows, or metadata. It assists in planning and managing the process, backing up information, and ensures that information remains secure during migration.

Migrating to SharePoint can prove a worthy investment. However, you don’t have to figure it out on your own. Relying on these five tools will ease and accelerate the transition to SharePoint Online while keeping information secure.


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Marissa Hart is the Lead Author & Editor ShareMe. ShareMe is a blog focused on SharePoint Online. SharePoint Online delivers the powerful features of SharePoint without the associated overhead of managing the infrastructure.