Are you looking to move your services from on-premise to Office 365 but don’t know where to start? Well, you’re in the right place. Because we have a dedicated team who can provide an Office 365 migration consultancy service to help you achieve your requirements. In addition to this, we can also perform the configuration, as well as any migration of users and data. And we can assist with users when you “go live”.
Whether you’re looking for the available options for your business or you’re trying to understand the steps involved in achieving migration. Our IT consultancy team is here to advise you. We’ve helped many companies migrate to Office 365. Our specialist Office 365 migration consultancy team can also help you with licensing requirements. This is because we’re Microsoft Cloud Solution Providers (CSPs). Meaning that we can engage with Microsoft on your behalf to obtain your licensing requirements. This will save you time and management.
Types of Migrations:
Below is a table of the typical types of Office 365 Migrations which we perform. However, we can also tailor a migration based on your business requirements.
|Cloud only account – completely independent from the Domain user account requiring different credentials to authenticate|
|#||Type||Office Suite||Azure AD||Exchange Online||Skype||SharePoint Online||Conditional Access||Azure MFA|
|1||Office suite only||✓||✘||✘||✘||✘||✘||✘|
|2||Office suite & Azure AD||✓||✓||✘||✘||✘||✘||✘|
|3||Office suite, Azure AD & Exchange Online||✓||✓||✓||✘||✘||✘||✘|
|4||Office suite, Azure AD, Exchange Online & Skype||✓||✓||✓||✓||✘||✘||✘|
|5||Office suite, Azure AD, Exchange Online, Skype & SharePoint||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✘||✘|
|6||Office suite, Azure AD, Exchange Online, Skype, SharePoint & Conditional Access||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✘|
|7||Office suite, Azure AD, Exchange Online, Skype, SharePoint, Conditional Access & Azure MFA||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Synced account from on-premis AD – resulting in only 1 set of credentials being require to authenticate between on-premise and office 365|
|#||Type||Office Suite||Azure AD||Exchange Online||Skype||SharePoint||Conditional Access||Azure MFA|
|8||Office suite only||✓||✘||✘||✘||✘||✘||✘|
|9||Office suite & Azure AD||✓||✓||✘||✘||✘||✘||✘|
|10||Office suite, Azure AD & Exchange Online||✓||✓||✓||✘||✘||✘||✘|
|11||Office suite, Azure AD, Exchange Online & Skype||✓||✓||✓||✓||✘||✘||✘|
|12||Office suite, Azure AD, Exchange Online, Skype & SharePoint||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✘||✘|
|13||Office suite, Azure AD, Exchange Online, Skype, SharePoint & Conditional Access||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✘|
|14||Office suite, Azure AD, Exchange Online, Skype, SharePoint, Conditional Access & Azure MFA||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
Benefits of Office 365 Migration
Below, we’ve listed some of the great benefits your business can gain from performing an Office 365 Migration.
With Office 365 migration, a single set of Credentials will enable users to Logon to Workstations, Email, Skype, SharePoint and Azure. Users can work from anywhere. And your business and users will have the prerequisites needed to start utilizing Azure Technologies and Azure Apps. This includes Single Sign-on (SSO)
Another great benefit is that users can collaborate with others when using Office 365. And it will assign licenses based upon the user’s needs. As well as this you can install up to 5 devices per user.
On top of this, Office 365 provides a financially backed 99.9% uptime guarantee. And you can easily mix and match subscription plans for an easy user experience.
With Office 365 Migration, you can reduce capital spending by using a subscription-based service. And you’ll also save money on Office suite upgrades, Exchange Server upgrades and SharePoint Server upgrades.
As well as this, you can make savings with Multi Factor Authentication services by utilizing this service as part of your Office 365 Licensing. This also means that there’s also one less provider to liaise with
You can also save money on hardware costs for hosting Exchange/SharePoint on-premise. In addition to saving money on energy costs from your on-premise infrastructure.
And in the long run, you’ll be sure to save time on maintaining and diagnosing faults and ultimately Office 365 migration will allow scalability. Which will enable your business to grow.
With Office 365 migration you can secure your network. Locking down applications based on users, devices, groups and location.
You can also utilize Azure MFA (Multi Factor Authentication) services. Which will protect your business from unauthorised attacks on your services. Such as email, Skype, SharePoint, OneDrive etc. As well as this you can use it in line with your on-premise infrastructure. Such as VPN’s and gateways for example.
In addition to this, you’ll have advanced security and compliance features. These can help you with auditing. And you can utilize email message encryption and Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA).
When it comes to upgrades, with Office 365 migration your business will remain up to date with the latest version of the Office Suite. This covers things such as Word, Excel and Outlook for example. And you can be sure that your business remains up to date running the latest version of Exchange and SharePoint
If you’d like to know more about Office 365 Migration. Or you have any questions or queries then please contact us.