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Google Migrations: Go With the EDU Expert

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“Digital transformation” is arguably one of the most buzzed about buzz phrases in technology – in existence, perhaps. But, what does it really mean? According to global analyst firm IDC, “Digital transformation is a complex process that changes how enterprises work and go to market, which creates long-term opportunity for partners equipped to take customers on this on-going digital journey.”

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.

Complex, indeed.

Let’s break it down: Foundationally, digital transformation occurs when technologies (such as artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), and social/mobile analytics) converge to catalyze heightened customer engagement, streamlined business operations, innovative product creation, and empowered employees. It’s a strategy that spans every industry and vertical, but nowhere is its footprint as large as it is in the cloud market.

The cloud has completely changed how companies design, architect and fulfill their IT and business initiatives. This isn’t exactly surprising, for the cloud provides a playing field where boundaries to innovation are nonexistent. With unfettered access to the data and insights cloud provides, the very lifeblood of business has changed, and companies are suddenly finding themselves in a new market – a market so ripe that IDC estimates its economic value to be $20 trillion – more than 20 percent of gross domestic product (GDP).

That’s a market ripe for the taking.

So, how exactly do services, software, or hardware companies transform themselves to become digitally enabled? The journey all starts with cloud.

To learn more about the digital transformation opportunity that awaits businesses, download the 5-part Microsoft eBooks series here.

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