Reason to Migrate Exchange 2016 to Office 365
Transform for the superior is the all-time idea following the migration. In respect to Exchange, Office 365 is more user-centric.
Ways to Manually Migrate Exchange 2016 to Office 365:
- Cutover Migration Method
- Staged migration Method
- Hybrid Migration Method
Drawbacks of Manual way:
- Manual methods don't support various versions of Exchange.
- The exchange admin has to be responsive to the mailbox migration.\
- It is very tedious task and asks for a lot of time.
Third-Party Tool- (Shoviv Exchange Migration Tool):
Shoviv Exchange Migration Tool provides a specialized way for Exchange 2016 to Office 365 migration.
- The tool can compactly migrate source mailboxes such as mailboxes, Outlook Stores, EDB file, Office 365, Live Exchange Mailboxes, etc. into Office 365, Live Exchange (On-premises) & Outlook PST.
- It also offers the Filter alternative that filters based on Item date and Message Class, with a search option, search various source mailboxes with the target, and allows the saving source mailboxes into various formats like HTML, MSG, EML, RTF, vCard etcetera.
- Shoviv Exchange Migration tool appropriately maintains the folder ladder and maintains the data originality.
- A demo version of the software is also available to download; to check software’s working.