Google G Suite to Office 365 migration tools rolled out by Microsoft

If you have any plan to migrate from Google G Suite to Office 365, then the wait is over, Microsoft started rolling out Google G Suite to Office 365 migration tools. If still, the option is not available in your Office 365 tenant then, maybe in a week or two, the new feature will be available in your tenant. You can see G Suite (Gmail) migration option under the Migration tab in the Exchange Admin Center in Office 365.

Lots of companies nowadays switching from Google Apps to Office 365 and this G Suite to Office 365 migration tool will help to migrate Google G Suite to Office 365.

Previously, Microsoft announced that they were working on G Suite to Office 365 migration tools and here it is now.

The Google G Suite to Office 365 migration tools helps to migrate Google G Suite emails to Office 365 including Google G Suite calendars and contacts.

To know, how to start with G Suite to Office 365 migration tools, check out Perform a G Suite migration for more information.

Google G Suite to Office 365 migration tools
Google G Suite to Office 365 migration tools

MRS (Mailbox Replication Service) is the principal mechanism used to move mailbox data from G Suite to Office 365 including mailbox data, messages, contacts, and calendar items. Microsoft Exchange Mailbox Replication Service (MRS) is a component that handles mailbox import, export, migration, and restoration for Exchange and Office 365.

Mail data is currently migrated using the IMAP protocol. You can only migrate items in a user’s inbox or other mail folders. It does not support migration of contacts, calendar items, or tasks. And you can migrate a maximum of 500,000 items from a user’s mailbox. The biggest email you can migrate is 35 MB. You can check more here.

The detailed steps of Migrate G Suite mailboxes to Office 365 has been given in this Microsoft article.

On the other hand, Google has already released G Suite Migration for Microsoft Exchange Tool to email, contacts, calendar, and Public Folder data from on-premise and hosted Microsoft Exchange to G Suite. It supports just from a few users to tens of thousands of users.

You may like following Office 365 tutorials:

Migrate Google G Suite mailbox, messages, contacts, and calendar items to Office 365.

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