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Checklist for Microsoft Office 365 or Google G Suite Migration Planning

Published: 17 March 2017

ID: G00321030

Analyst(s): Jeffrey Mann


Many organizations are considering or undertaking a move to G Suite or Office 365. This document describes what application leaders responsible for cloud office deployments should think about when contemplating such a move.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Check for Potential Compliance Showstoppers
  • Determine Licensing Questions
  • Determine Budgets and Define Justification
  • Understand Potential Feature Gaps
  • Identify Potential Compatibility and Infrastructure Issues
  • Examine Directory Services and Network Design for SaaS Suitability
  • Develop a Migration Strategy
  • Investigate Support and Migration Services
  • Determine How Cloud Office Capabilities Can Improve Employee Agility and Innovation

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