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Exchange Database (.edb) to Office 365 Migration

by Shoviv Software Software

Microsoft Exchange Server is an email and calendaring server that operates on the Windows Server operating system. Exchange stores all the emails and other mailbox objects in EDB files, including contacts, tasks, calendars, and so on. On-premises EDB files, on the other hand, are vulnerable to corruption due to Exchange Server malfunction, JET Error, virus attacks, and other factors. Many Exchange users are migrating their mailboxes to Office 365 because of this.

In this blog, we'll show you the available methods available to import EDB into Office 365.

Reasons for EDB to Office 365 migration

There is the various reason which prompt users to migrate from Exchange to Office 365; some of the possible reasons are listed below:

  • When a user switches from on-premises to Office 365, they no longer need to carry hardware.
  • Microsoft provides real-time backup and recovery of user mailboxes.
  • Office 365 has strong security features that protect data from threats such as viruses and other malicious activities.
  • It provides the capability to access the data anywhere from any system.
  • Office 365 provides the auto-update to the services.
  • Users will not face long-lasting downtime in Office 365 that will increase the overall productivity of the organizations.

Method to export EDB mailboxes to Office365

There are multiple ways for EDB to Office 365 migration. Users can upload emails, addresses, and mailbox objects to Office 365 using these methods. To import EDB to Office 365, users can use the methods mentioned below.

  1. Export EDB mailboxes to PST  
  2. Import PST files to Office 365
  3. Professional third-party tool

To simplify the migration from EDB to Office 365, the user can look at Shoviv EDB to Office 365 migration tool. The tool comes with user-centric features that make the migration process easier for both technical and novice users.

Key feature of this tool

  • This software provides an option to map both EDB and Office 365 mailboxes manually and automatically. Users can also migrate archive mailbox and public folder, and all this is done, without losing the data integrity. 
  • This software provides an option to map both EDB and Office 365 mailboxes manually and automatically. Users can also migrate archive mailbox and public folder, and all this is done, without losing the data integrity.
  • It comes up with the preview option, through which users can preview recovered EDB file folders, mailboxes, and items.
  • Users can add multiple EDB files to make them recover and convert them to a format like PST.
  • During EDB to Office 365 migration, this tool preserves the folder hierarchy.
  • The demo version of the tool allows importing and saving the first 50 items/folder.

Conclusion

We get to know, about the facts, that Office 365 provides various advancement and security over on-hosted premises that make important for EDB to Office 365 migration. We have concluded from this blog that it is preferable to use a third-party tool rather than a manual approach to secure your precious time.

Source: https://www.shoviv.com/edb-to-office365.html


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