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.

how to migrate between dropbox and google drive
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? …


Box is a well known and robust enterprise content management suite, or as known another way ‘cloud storage’. Box compared to its competitors offers enhanced security and governance and is driving itself to lead the content management game by integrating with Office 365 and Google Workspace, allowing you and your teams to use Box and reap the benefits on top of your data.

FTP/SFTP are well used protocols across the health, finance and legal space. These methods are used to send and receive files from external parties or clients to then be processed automatically via automation or manually.

ftp / sftp for Box
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Box FTP / SFTP

As you already have storage with Box and it offers the collaboration suite and sync application to make files accessible, it makes sense to turn this into a full FTP/SFTP server where you can use Box’s features and workflows on files. …


Replicating data between two platforms, especially when you have millions of files can prove difficult to find a robust and affordable solution. Even more, when replicating the likes of Veeam backups between Amazon S3 and Wasabi.

When it comes to replicating between the two, we recommend backing up to Wasabi and then replicate to Amazon S3. This is due to Wasabi not having egress fees and being more affordable off the line. …


By default Google Cloud does not offer a SFTP/FTP gateway. There are solutions out there that enable you to spin up a virtual machine and run their software, or you can attempt to configure your own SFTP server. The downside to both is the cost, you have to manage the infrastructure and pay fees, whether this software, the virtual machine or the transfer of data. Overtime these add up and can be costly, especially when there are hidden costs that fluctuate month on month.

Google Cloud SFTP/FTP
Google Cloud SFTP/FTP
Google Cloud SFTP/FTP Gateway

To make it harder, there aren’t many client friendly SFTP/FTP servers that enable you to connect to your Google Cloud storage and allow external users to send and receive data. One solution to this is Couchdrop. Couchdrop is the only SFTP/FTP server that integrates with all the major cloud storage providers by default, enabling you to turn them into your SFTP endpoint. …


SFTP (or FTP) is not supported by the Microsoft suite (SharePoint and OneDrive) natively. Incredibly, even though SFTP (FTP) is such a legacy protocol, it is still widely used and required in this modern day. Primary for file sharing between organisations, but also for workflow automation and backups.

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There aren’t many products out there that enable you to turn your OneDrive or SharePoint into an SFTP/FTP server where external users can send and receive data. One solution to this is Couchdrop. Couchdrop is the only SFTP/FTP server that integrates with all the major cloud storage providers by default, enabling you to turn them into your SFTP endpoint. …


Box is the secure collaboration tool that offers the best security and information governance across the storage providers. They tick all the boxes from strict data privacy, residency and industry compliance. Migrating your team from Google Drive into Box can be daunting as Google is quite the simple platform that doesn’t offer too much when it comes to extensive features and security. However, migrating out of Google Drive has its challenges, this ranges from duplicate files in the same directory to different proprietary Google file document types that other platforms do not natively support.

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Google Drive to Box migrations are simple, fast and cost effective with Movebot. Movebot handles errors, Google limitations and will automatically convert your Google Doc types into Microsoft Word during your migration, and at no extra cost. …


Secure FTP (SFTP) is widely used across both the finance and healthcare industries. SFTP has been around for years and some may discard it as old and outdated. However, SFTP has been proven as a simple, secure and fast way to transfer files from clients and systems into a single location from anywhere.

This article is going to cover Couchdrop’s Cloud SFTP which provides an SFTP service for the finance and healthcare industries.

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Bring your own storage

Couchdrop is the only cloud SFTP provider that enables you to bring your own storage as an endpoint. You can connect your Azure Blob, Amazon S3, SharePoint, Dropbox or anything in between and use this as your SFTP server storage. All files transferred will end up in the storage location of your choosing enabling you to access the data whenever, and wherever you need to using global cloud tools. The added benefit of this is you have full visibility and control your data at rest. You can control how much security your endpoint has, and if you find you grow out of your current provider, you can simply migrate your data using a tool like Movebot and connect your new storage to Couchdrop without needing to reconfigure anything else. …


Box is a great tool for secure collaboration, especially in the current working from home and remote office environment we have adopted. Although Box is cloud native and offers unlimited storage on their business plans, at times you may choose to backup to Amazon S3 or replicate data to S3 for other purposes, such as development. Unfortunately most tools only support object storage or enterprise collaboration suites, but not both. This is where Movebot can assist as it supports anything from S3 to Box and traditional file servers. …

Jayden Bartram

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