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The client wanted to venture into the domains of agriculture, material sciences, and specialty products. Their key requirement was to execute multiple migrations with greater efficiencies and at optimized costs.

Client needed a long-standing partner, proficient in executing migrations from other legacy applications while preserving data integrity and functionalities. Infosys helped achieve this objective using an Agile model to execute a SharePoint transformation program for the migration of existing site collections (including large lists) from one farm/tenant to another.

Key Challenges

  • Increasing efficiency while executing multiple migrations
  • Fine-tuning the scheduling operations while migrating SharePoint sites
  • Cost reduction
  • Accommodating multiple business parameters during migration
  • Lower levels of employee productivity
  • Custom processes not compliant with SP 2016/Office 365 guidelines
  • Adoption of new technologies and processes

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The Solution

Automation and strategic planning for smooth transition

What we did:

  • Created a factory framework to completely automate the migration process
  • Implemented in-house factory solutions for migration of SharePoint sites
  • Automated site provisioning and used predefined templates
  • Planned waves strategically to allow for multiple businesses requirements
  • Consolidated services and formulated a unified technology vision
  • Implemented communication management and conducted leadership sessions
  • Redesigned the entire platform foundation to be compliant with SharePoint 2016 and SP Online
  • Deployed governance templates to manage regulated and secured content

Heightened productivity and cost optimization

  • Following a factory-based sprint model in transformation for complete automation of the migration process can lead to higher efficiency
  • Leveraging our migration factory suite for schedule optimization
  • Developing automation tools and predefined templates for the technical and business processes to bring about cost optimization
  • Accommodating various business requirements through strategic planning of waves
  • Providing a seamless end-user experience for heightened productivity
  • Redesigning custom processes for compliance with prescribed guidelines
  • Management of regulated and secured content using governance templates
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Benefits

Increased efficiency and cost optimization

Around 7000+ sites of size 15+ TB approx. migrated efficiently in 100+ waves

Around 7000+ sites of size 15+ TB approx. migrated efficiently in 100+ waves

Migrated SharePoint sites with 40% schedule optimization

Migrated SharePoint sites with 40% schedule optimization

Cost savings of 300K per year

Cost savings of 300K per year

Various business parameters were accommodated during the multiple migrations

Various business parameters were accommodated during the multiple migrations

Improved employee productivity

Improved employee productivity

Enabled adoption of new technologies and processes for over 70K users

Enabled adoption of new technologies and processes for over 70K users

Delivered custom processes that were compliant with SP 2016/Office 365 prescriptive guidelines

Delivered custom processes that were compliant with SP 2016/Office 365 prescriptive guidelines

Preserving data integrity during migration

Preserving data integrity during migration