If you are looking to migrate your business’s Google Workspace or your individual Google Drive into Microsoft’s OneDrive this can prove to be difficult and take a long time, especially when you have a large amount of data or users.

Google and OneDrive are fundamentally different in how they handle data, Google for one is a bit of a wild west where you can have duplicate files, it supports Google Doc format (which no one else does) and accepts all character types and formats. Contrary OneDrive does not allow duplicate files in the same folder, supports Microsoft’s file formats and has character limitations. …


Box is a leader when it comes to cloud content and governance. It integrates with the Google and Microsoft ecosystems, but also offers in depth reporting and compliance functionality. Transitioning from your current storage platform can be daunting, then add additional complexity, especially when it comes to migrating hundreds to thousands of users and package that with content, permissions and versions. Migrating to Box doesn’t have to be scary, or over complicated — this is where migrations tools such as Movebot can assist and remove the complexity.

If you are looking to migrate between Box and SharePoint See our previous post here. …


In short SFTP stands for Secure File Transfer Protocol, which is a secure version of the original file transfer protocol (FTP). The S sometimes also stands for SSH (or secure shell) which is the secure, encrypted tunnel that the file transfer service runs through. SFTP works on a client server model.

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Who uses SFTP

SFTP has been around for years and has been proven to be a secure, reliable means of transferring files in a secure manner, therefore companies of all scales and industries use this solution. Although, SFTP is often used by insurance, finance, health and technology companies to securely receive files from clients at scale. …


Egnyte is a single content platform that is a way to secure and manage all your content across distributed teams, devices and apps. Unlike other cloud storage providers, Egnyte has a centralized data structure, what you would expect from a traditional file server, but in the cloud. Compared to other cloud storage providers that offer an unstructured means (users “own” the data and then have to share it out) Egnyte is simple and great for organizations who like centralized data management. …


Cloud and SFTP

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cloud sftp
Cloud SFTP sits between all means of cloud computing

What is the cloud?

The cloud is basically a range of data centers with services and infrastructure, often geographically diverse, redundant and accessible from anywhere. Due to this, it can improve performance, service up-time, scale as needed and best of all, aid with the security of data. Some common cloud providers are Amazon, Azure and Google Cloud Platform, with some other cloud providers being Digital Ocean and Vultr. Some cloud providers deal only with compute whereas others only deal with storage such as Wasabi or Backblaze B2.

Secure File Transfer (SFTP)

Many businesses, especially those in healthcare and finance, rely on SFTP to securely transfer files. SFTP is based on a client and server relationship. Uploading files via SFTP sends those files to a file transfer server. These servers are usually hosted locally and behind a firewall. …


Microsoft SharePoint Online is widely used across enterprises globally, it’s often added into other Microsoft packages which in its own way offers a free tool for content management and collaboration — especially in this new way of remote working. However, migrating your data and content into SharePoint from your traditional on-premise File Server or File Share can prove difficult, cumbersome and just overall complex.

sharepoint online migrations
sharepoint online migrations

When migrating from on-premise traditional file servers Movebot provides an executable agent that doesn’t need to be installed and connects to Movebot without the need to worry about firewalls or complex configurations. …


Box is a leader when it comes to cloud content and governance. It integrates with the Google and Microsoft ecosystems, but also offers in depth reporting and compliance functionality. Transitioning from local infrastructure such as a traditional file server or NAS can be daunting and add additional complexity, especially when it comes to migrating hundreds to thousands of users and the content that comes with them. Migrating to Box doesn’t have to be scary, or over complicated — this is where tools such as Movebot can help and alleviate the complexity.

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migrate file server to box

When migrating from on-premise traditional file servers Movebot provides an executable agent that doesn’t need to be installed and connects to Movebot without the need to worry about firewalls or complex configurations. Once connected, it is as if you are using another cloud endpoint, it behaves the same way and encrypts your data in transfer using HTTPS and offers checksum technology to prevent data loss. …


If you are looking to migrate between Dropbox and Google Drive, you might be finding it frustrating or slow waiting for your sync agents to finally update the data into the cloud, or potentially you don’t have enough space on your device to download and then upload all your data. Additionally, you can’t just “copy and paste” into your browser window.

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how to migrate between dropbox and google drive
How to migrate between Dropbox and Google Drive

We spoke briefly on the three ways you can migrate in this article. However we have decided to provide an actual guide on using Movebot to move your data from Dropbox to Google Drive or from Google Drive to Dropbox. …


Both Box and SharePoint have their place in the enterprise content management arena. Sometimes it is a preference based on features or it is due to an option to save financially.

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Migrating between SharePoint and Box

If you are looking to migrate your business from Box to SharePoint or from SharePoint to Box there are tools out there that can help, but there are some catches and features you should look for when searching for your migration tool — aside from its ability to support your platform and move teams.

The below list will be covered in more detail through this post.

  • Scan Functionality
  • Platform…

Moving between cloud storage can be frustrating, slow and a costly process — both time and financially. Most applications and providers obviously don’t like people leaving, and make it incredibly infuriating when you try and simply get out.

moving between dropbox and google drive
moving between dropbox and google drive

Both Dropbox and Google Drive (now Workspace) are common in workplaces, education environments and also with individuals depending on what email provider you chose years ago. These providers offer some of the most robust and accessible storage out there that ‘syncs’ with your computer, mobile devices and applications.

So you want to move or migrate from Dropbox to Google Drive or vice versa? …

Jayden Bartram

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