File migrations to the cloud in 2021
Cloud file migration services are becoming more common as organisations and enterprises look to make a move to the cloud. According to IBM’s 2020 cloud trends, hybrid multi-cloud solutions are emerging as the favoured strategy for organisations.
With further trends and advances in technology; 5G, automation, and open-source tools, cloud transfer technologies have a big part to play and need evolve to optimise this experience.
Movebot by Couchdrop enables you to migrate files, users and drives to your cloud using its on-premises migration agent. It’s integrations and partnerships with cloud storage providers across the spectrum from the likes of Wasabi, Backblaze to Dropbox, Microsoft Azure, and other cloud storage platforms.
Movebot provides the ability for quick and secure file migrations. Movebot has been built as a self service solution that enables you to migrate anything from a few TBs to hundreds of TBs between clouds or into the cloud.
Cloudfuze is a simple solution that provides a simple cloud file transfer and cloud migrations that supports over 40 cloud storage providers(Dropbox, Egnyte, etc.). They offer detailed tracking and notifications around your cloud transfer jobs and have a friendly UI which allows for easy navigation.
To ensure that larger organisations can also reap the benefits from this service, they support multiple accounts within the same cloud service and the ability to move files between them. Their cloud file migration runs in the background unattended to ensure you aren’t sitting there watching grass grow, and you can use your time doing other tasks.
Cloudsfer’s service provides you with the ability to transfer, migrate and backup files between cloud providers instantly. Cloudsfer supports over 20 cloud providers and can assist large organisations migrating their entire cloud storage solution.
Benefits include flexible scheduling, on-premise to cloud and multi-user migrations. Added benefits include maintaining metadata, file filtering and the persistent permissions between sharing and security settings between systems. A big perk of Cloudsfer is its reporting functionality for migrations.
If you are looking to move to the Office 365 suite, then Mover is your Office 365 migration specialist. Acquired by Microsoft end of 2019, it offers an optimised cloud file migration solution to get your files in a fast, simple way. It supports source cloud providers; Box, Dropbox, Egnyte and a couple of other endpoints.
Additional features include scheduling, delta/partial transfers, detailed logging and can handle petabytes of data with ease. A significant benefit of this service is that it maintains your permissions and sharing settings through the migration process.
If migrating, backing up to replicating to cloud storage is on your to-do list, then you can count on Movebot’s simplicity, and ease of service. Not to mention Movebot is built on Couchdrop’s cloud first architecture. Setup can take less than a couple of minutes and the service can run happily in the background.