How organizations handle Office 365 migration is the difference between a swift, efficient upgrade with minimal disruption and downtime–or a long, costly process.
In this two-part blog series, we’ll begin by exploring the reasons why now, more than ever, organizations should have a strategy in place for migrating IT operations to the cloud–starting with migrating email workloads to Office 365–and the challenges associated with such an Office 365 migration move. In the second part we’ll examine the ways to overcome these challenges, and the benefits associated with third-party managed migrations.
The business case for Office 365 migration is strong and one that MSPs are well-versed in: increased mobility; simple scalability; reduced management, maintenance and IT costs; better security; and an estimated 112% ROI over three years, according to A Forrester Total Economic Impact Study Commissioned By Microsoft in October 2018
With an enormous recent influx of remote workers, it’s not a question of “if” but “when” your customers should move IT operations to the cloud. Their next decision will be the most important one, because how they handle the migration is the difference between a swift, efficient upgrade for the company with minimal disruption and downtime–or a long, costly process fraught with complications, setbacks and company-wide disruption.
The biggest challenges organizations face during an Office 365 migration:
Stay tuned for Part 2 of this blog series, where we will unpack how to successfully mitigate these challenges to achieve a swift, efficient migration.
To learn more about our migration best practices and tips check out our Data Migration Risk Assessment Template with our checklist to help ensure successful migration projects.
Contact us today to speak with a migration specialist, and keep your customers moving with Quadrotech.
Nick Dishman is the Vice President of Channel Sales for Quadrotech in North America. He has been with Quadrotech since 2014 and has over 13 years of experience with Channel Sales in technology.
Quadrotech is a global software vendor that has migrated millions of users and petabytes of data to Office 365 with its industry-leading archive, mailbox, PST file, and tenant-to-tenant migration tools. Alongside these, our SaaS Management Platform, Nova, enables partners and their customers to get the most value from their Office 365 investment. Learn more at quadrotech-it.com.
This guest blog is part of a Channel Futures sponsorship.
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