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Egnyte to Google Drive migrations

Looking to migrate your organization’s content, users, versions from Egnyte private folders and public folders into Google Drive and shared drives? Movebot can simplify this migration, at a cost-effective price and do so quickly and safely. There is absolutely no need to host infrastructure or deal with a complex migration process.

egnyte to google drive migrations

Google Drive and Egnyte are somewhat similar in how they show data and where it is stored, Google has “my drives” and “shared drives” whereas Egnyte has “private folders” and “shared folders”. Although these are somewhat similar, they are fundamentally different in how they structure the data. Egnyte is a centralized platform and operates like a traditional file server with a hierarchy and permissions that work similar to a file server. In contrast, Google Drive is more flat in how it operates, but offers ease of use, simplicity and a simple way to collaborate and work with content in the cloud. Google’s shared drives are centralized and enable businesses to host content in a business centric manner with permissions.

Movebot offers a fully cloud hosted migration tool that can helps migrate content, users, permissions and versions from Egnyte into Google Drive, regardless if you have 10 users, or 100,000, 10TBs or 800TBs. Due to Movebot being completely cloud native and its simplicity, it can scale to meet any demand and continue to offer this with speed.

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Dashboard of an Egnyte to Google Drive migration

Movebot integrates natively with both Egnyte and Google Drive and handles errors automatically to streamline your Google Drive migration and ensure you don’t leave anything behind. Movebot will automatically alert you to Google Drive limitations such as 400,000 file limit in a shared drive, or help your migration perform faster by bypassing Google Drive rate limits.

As Movebot is fully cloud hosted, it means that you don’t need to manage the infrastructure or install any software. Additionally, due to this Movebot can scale to meet your demand. Each transfer (user, drive, site, etc.) is run on its own dedicated compute node (worker) ensuring that not only are migrations secure, but also performant. With this you can add more compute to your larger transfers to increase the performance and throughput. Due to this it doesn’t matter if you have 100 users or 30,000, Movebot’s infrastructure is scalable and pushes data carefully and quickly.

Another option that you have is the ability to run a preflight discovery scan across your source platform which simulates a migration and will show you any errors that may be encountered, a breakdown of the data and analytics of the content.

Screenshot showing part of Movebot’s pre-migration scan

Movebot keeps Google Drive migrations simple, whether it is, hundreds of users or thousands of users, on-premise to the cloud, or cloud to cloud. It’s always simple, fast and cost-effective.

Head to and begin your migration today. For a detailed guide on migrating to Google Drive head to our knowledge base.

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