Taking into inventory types of devices in your infrastructure and, deciding which devices and therefore users will have access to Office 365. Devices such as PCs, Macs, Severs, Tablets, and Phones.
This involves identifying data that might not be suitable for migration. Ideally, it helps identify and clear up potential roadblocks.
Do a test migration with just a few users, then build a schedule for the complete migration.
Do a test migration with just a few users, then build a schedule for the complete migration. This commonly includes: Hybrid, cutover, staged and the third party. More details to be discussed later in the post.
Office 365 works with a variety of identity and authentication configurations for authentication of Office 365 accounts i.e. Azure AD connect (AAD Connect), Active Directory Federation Services
Hybrid migration involves combining some on-premise resources with pure cloud resources to implement office 365. It's important to decide what to remain on-premises and which capabilities should move into the cloud.
This is more suitable for small businesses intending to migrate existing messaging data into office 365. During the migration, users' data is copied into office 365 and all pointed to office 365 at the same time. This method is also popular for users moving from a different hosted platform into office 365.
A staged migration falls between a hybrid migration and a staged migration. In a staged migration, a limited co-existence between on-premises resources and the cloud is allowed but, not the full co-existence of a hybrid migration.
This refers to a packaged set of tools used by the service provider to migrate users to Office 365.