SharePoint Migration Services

Are you looking for an experienced SharePoint migration company that can help upgrade your outdated SharePoint Intranet? Do you wish you had a trusted SharePoint software development company to help you migrate and customize business solutions built on the latest version of SharePoint online? Do you support SharePoint Migration ServicesSharePoint On-Premises, while the rest of your enterprise software has already been running in the Office 365 cloud? Looking for a SharePoint partner to help you with Portal Design and Development but also assist with helping you with SharePoint Governance best practices?

Do you use multiple collaboration apps but are looking for a unified solution? If your company is going through any of the scenarios, the best way to realize effortless collaboration is through our SharePoint migration services and SharePoint software development services.

SharePoint is the top platform used for collaboration and communication in many organizations today. The SharePoint platform is highly customizable and is usually configured by seasoned engineers and SharePoint developers to be better suited to manage business specific needs. It is also responsible for collaboration across the entire Microsoft 365 ecosystem. SharePoint was an on-premises platform before the SharePoint Online version. This means that businesses who had previously implemented SharePoint would have to migrate to SharePoint Online to take advantage of cloud technologies.

Migration to SharePoint Online allows businesses to take advantage of Microsoft’s infrastructure and security as their SharePoint would be hosted on Azure cloud. It also gives them access to latest features and integrations such as Yammer, Viva, Microsoft Lists, Compliance and Security tools. Some businesses may have legacy applications that are not compatible with SharePoint. i3solutions is proficient in handling several forms of migration and we can offer a hybrid migration so you do not have to re-architect or re-platform these applications.

What are the likely SharePoint migration paths?

There are three main SharePoint migration paths that organizations might encounter. These are:


On-premises to on-premises migration


On-premises to cloud migration


Hybrid migration

Organizations considering moving from on-premises SharePoint Servers to another on-premises stack will need to know that direct migration may not always be possible. For instance, if you intend to move from an early SharePoint version to SharePoint 2019, there are no direct routes. Instead, you need to migrate to 2016 first, then migrate to SharePoint 2019.

A SharePoint hybrid migration may potentially provide a more flexible option for organizations that want to enjoy some of the top features of online but maintain the control that an on-premises SharePoint environment offers. This can also be a good path for organizations with a legacy system that want to add to their existing environment in meaningful ways.

Microsoft makes several tools available for organizations looking to complete these migrations. These tools include Microsoft FastTrack, SharePoint Migration Tool, Migration Manager, Azure DataBox, and the SharePoint Assessment Tool.

Our SharePoint migration services consultants at i3solutions can help your organization determine which of these migration paths works best for you, while considering your corporate goals and strategic requirements.

What should you consider in making a decision?

Taking into account all of the differences between SharePoint Server and SharePoint Online, how do you go about making a decision on what environment to choose? We recommend proceeding by asking the following questions before meeting with our consultants:


How sensitive is my data?  If you have very sensitive data, an on-premises solution may provide the most protection for your data.


What resources are available to me? Migrating to SharePoint Server 2019 will likely involved significant costs, even if you already have some sort of infrastructure in place. Consider if the necessary resources and expertise are available.


What are my business needs? How is the platform expected to augment the work you do? This might be the most pivotal question you need to answer.

Content Migration and Functional Migration with i3solutions

Migration to a new environment is usually a complex task. This is why you need the help of skilled professionals to reduce the risk involved in migration and ensure that the migration is successful. i3solutions manages both content and functional migration for businesses using SharePoint.

Content Migration

SharePoint content can range from apps to lists and libraries. Our content migration service involves moving the content or data from any on-premises location to another or even to the cloud. It also involves converting content from one format to another or from one application to another for the sake of compatibility.

Functional Migration

SharePoint functions on the other hand cover workflows, iterations, forms and other data. Functional migration involves moving these functions from an on-premises SharePoint instance or any other legacy system to the cloud.

Our SharePoint Migration Plan

SharePoint migration can become very complicated for teams to manage especially when the business has a lot of content to migrate. Migration typically comes with numerous challenges and risks that often lead to negative outcomes. For this very reason, many organizations choose to maintain the status quo and stay with the deployments they already have. Following a SharePoint migration plan becomes imperative for successful migration.  i3solutions recognizes that planning is the key to successful SharePoint migration. Our services are rounded with experts guiding you from the discovery stage through execution and onboarding. We help businesses achieve their major migration goal; to migrate as fast as possible and within their budget while maintaining a high level of data accuracy.

SharePoint Migration Plan


We dedicate time to understanding the culture of the organization and set up a pre-migration strategy to identify the migration requirements. The goal of the discovery is to gain a deep understanding of our clients’ SharePoint environment and also understand what they want the SharePoint environment to look like in the future. We consider the existing SharePoint architecture and audit the SharePoint farms. This gives us an accurate picture and helps us determine a suitable migration model.


We assess the current SharePoint environment and custom solutions in more detail. Some customizations that are critical to the business may not be supported on the target platform. These make a huge impact on migration as our experts may need to make some modifications. Early knowledge of this results in reduced chances of failure and leads to a successful migration. At the end of the assessment, we are able to draw up a detailed migration plan that will not disrupt current business processes, which covers the takeoff, execution, and onboarding in the new environment.


In the piloting stage, we test for functional equivalence and load test to find places where performance can be improved during the migration process. For more efficiency our migration is done in stages. We divide the migration into practical, manageable units either by collection or by site to better test and train end users and prevent bandwidth constraints that can delay the migration.


In the execution stage, we migrate according to the plan specified after the assessment phase. We ensure successful migration based on our clients’ requirements, keeping all the stakeholders involved and taking note of every discovery made in the pilot stage. In addition, we could reconfigure workflows, rearrange data and content, redesign sites and subsites, rearrange collections, correct, or recode customizations, and offer unique branding.


To ensure a seamless transition, we synchronize changes made in the source environment at the time of execution. All our SharePoint services, including our migration services for SharePoint, target adoption across the whole organization.  Through onboarding, we assist our clients in making the most of the newly unlocked operational capabilities. Our onboarding process also includes end-user training. This is critical to realize maximum results from a SharePoint migration. Our SharePoint specialists put in a lot of effort during this phase to enable a flawless migration from the legacy system of our client to the destination environment. We also provide post-migration support to assist in tackling technical and functional issues that they may encounter after migration.

SharePoint Migration Best Practices

As with all the other SharePoint services we offer, our SharePoint migration follows industry best practices to maintain the optimal standard of our unique service offering. These include monitoring the business processes to gain an understanding of the business environment and their SharePoint solution to preserve the vital functionality of the SharePoint operation and guarantee stable business operations after the migration.  We also implement several techniques to maintain a high level of security during and after migration. We understand how risky a migration can be and we take the appropriate steps to ensure that our clients’ data and functions are secure throughout migration. At the end of a successful migration, our team carries out post-deployment user training to ensure that the platform works optimally and that our clients’ teams are taking full advantage of the most recent technologies and functionalities.

i3solutions SharePoint Migration Proficiency

The best way to realize effortless collaboration is through our SharePoint migration services and SharePoint software development services.

i3solutions is an expert solution provider and a Microsoft gold partner with proficiency in varying aspects of digital transformation. Our expert SharePoint developers and engineers are all Microsoft certified and they bring decades of experience to every one of our SharePoint migration projects. We have a great track record and a proven SharePoint migration methodology that maintains application uptime, avoids critical data loss, and mitigates all security issues during migration. We have helped hundreds of companies migrate to the latest version of SharePoint from older versions and even legacy systems. With over 25 years of experience, we are confident in our methodologies, techniques, and roadmap and in our ability to deliver a successful SharePoint migration.

Our SharePoint migration services at i3solutions are designed to support your organization with the strategic advice and expertise to determine what deployment best meets your corporate goals and execute a seamless migration. From SharePoint planning to configuration, post-migration support and training, i3solutions has the experience to guide you through the SharePoint migration process.  Contact us today to discuss your SharePoint migration.