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Google Migrations: Go With the EDU Expert

02/02/2017
BitTitan Team
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Gartner predicts that by 2020, a corporate “no-cloud” policy will be as rare as a “no-Internet” policy is today.

What else is trending up? Competition in the channel—and frustration, too. The outlook on cloud has shifted as winners and losers have emerged.

While students and faculty are at home, it’s a good time for system upgrades that will enhance collaboration, access, and security. Many colleges, universities, and school systems are planning winter break migrations to move or consolidate tenants and even adopt new collaboration platforms.

If you’re using Google Workspace, MigrationWiz is the tool you need for migrating a wide variety of workloads: Mailboxes, documents, archives, and even collaboration platforms. You can take advantage of low education pricing to move from one Google instance to another, or from Google Workspace to Microsoft Teams. MigrationWiz handles all these workloads:

  • Gmail and Vault, including inbox, folders/labels, email, muted emails, contacts, calendars, and calendar notifications.
  • Drive, including files, folders, permissions, document history, comments, and more.
  • Shared Drives, including documents, permissions, versions, and metadata.

Great education pricing is one thing, but when you’re planning a migration, you should never skimp on experience, capabilities, and security. That’s why BitTitan has been the choice of educational institutions for more than 13 years.

Experienced experts are here to help

BitTitan has migrated thousands of students, faculty, and staff at hundreds of educational institutions all around the globe. While MigrationWiz is known for being intuitive and easy to use, you never have to go it alone, especially if your project is more complex. Our world-class Customer Success team are dedicated migration experts who can help you plan your project.

In fact, now is the perfect time to call so we can connect you with team members who have extensive experience in educational environments – including implementing complex Google Workspace migrations.

Fast, easy, and flexible

Educational institutions choose MigrationWiz because it’s fully automated and 100% SaaS. In fact, if you were expecting to sprint around campus in order to complete your migration, you may have to get your exercise some other way. With MigrationWiz you simply initiate your migration from one centralized dashboard, then use DeploymentPro – which is included – to automate Outlook configuration.

Don’t be fooled, though. Easy doesn’t mean basic. MigrationWiz is highly customizable with advanced options that give you full control over your migration. You’re always in charge of timing, testing, setup, and execution. You can also use project sharing to involve team members across departments for greater visibility and collaboration throughout the migration.

Top security with Azure datacenters

Security is top priority for every migration project, especially in educational settings. You’re responsible for protecting personal information from students and faculty, as well as proprietary documents and research. You must be able to ensure every bit of data is safe throughout the migration process. With MigrationWiz you get the extra security of Azure datacenters. And, your data is always encrypted and never stored.

With BitTitan by your side, you can get a lot done over winter break. So when faculty, staff, and students return, they might not even notice because they’ll be able to get started with the new semester without any disruptions.

Now’s the time to plan your migration

If you’re ready to implement a migration, there’s still time to put a plan in place. Contact us today to find out about education pricing for MigrationWiz and to learn how we can help make your migration a success.

Cloud adoption is inevitable, but the success of your business is not. What’s the key to seizing the still-growing opportunity and thriving in a changing industry? In a word: profitability.

Although we’ve been with you every step of the journey, we’ll be the first to admit that we can’t solve your profitability problem with another migration workload, or even managed services.

You need a more intelligent solution

1. It’s impossible to measure profitability when services aren’t delivered consistently.

With structured, repeatable processes you could give your organization a benchmark for improvement. It’s uncomfortable to admit: you don’t know what you don’t know.

2. You can’t keep everyone on the same page with poor visibility and communication.

Do you know if your engineers are meeting customer expectations and timelines?  When you rely on “honest” progress updates, you’re easily blindsided by escalated issues.

3. Time and money are wasted when costly resources perform low-level tasks.

If a particular task within a project requires your most skilled engineer or architect, are they given the entire project? Their time could be better spent on more strategic work, like designing new services or building revenue with customers.

4. If a quality employee leaves your company, your IP and best practices are lost.

The way you deliver your projects can differentiate you from your competition. You risk losing your advantage if your team’s best work isn’t recorded and repeatable.

5. You can’t scale because your project managers are spread too thin.

Project managers are constantly challenged to do more with less. With greater visibility and administrative power, they might be able to handle more work.

At BitTitan we’ve been empowering IT service professionals to successfully deploy and manage cloud technologies through automation for over a decade. Sign up for a FREE BitTitan account today to access our products and services.

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