Planning for increased migration capacity with BitTitan
ProActive has been the executive party in the phasing out of public folders as well as the migration to the new Office 365 Groups and SharePoint.
When it came to tooling, the ProActive team evaluated a first-party public folder solution from Microsoft. It quickly became apparent COWI’s Public Folder environment was too large for Microsoft’s own migration tool to handle the entire project. However, ProActive engaged with BitTitan and their MigrationWiz solution, which in early tests proved to handle a much greater capacity than the first-party tool and reached data transfer goals for the migration.
Cost savings in the cloud
With the transition to Office 365, COWI has gone from a primarily on-premises environment to storing the considerable amounts of data in the cloud. This transition has yielded many benefits for both the broader business and end users. COWI is now using Office 365 Groups and SharePoint for their project management, helping their employees be more productive in the cloud and enabled them to work more effectively from remote locations. The migration has also minimized COWI’s operating costs significantly by removing the need to maintain legacy on-premises systems. In addition, the new cloud environment makes sure their data is future-proof and systems are always up to date with the latest versions from Microsoft.
Having moved to Microsoft 365 COWI is now able to leverage and benefit from the ongoing Microsoft roadmap to continuously develop its portfolio of collaboration and communication tools. ProActive continues to assist COWI with its ongoing transformation.