Overview of G Suite (Google Workspace)

G Suite
G Suite

G Suite (rebranded as Google Workspace) is a suite of productivity and collaboration tools, which include email, word processing, spreadsheets, presentation decks, shared calendars, cloud storage, virtual conferencing, and so on. All those features can help companies and organizations of all size to connect, create and collaborate better.

♦Allow every team worker to contribute equally, regardless of their location, role, and device.

♦Stay connected and collaborate with customers, partners, and suppliers conveniently.

♦Get access to business versions of Google Meet, Chat, Drive, Docs, Sheets, etc in a single place.

♦Keep critical business information, identities, applications, and devices safe.

Why Migrate G Suite to G Suite?

Prior to learning how to perform Google Workspace to Google Workspace migration, it is better to know the reasons behind. After some research, we conclude the following 3 popular motivations of many organizations to migrate G Suite to another G Suite.

  • Transfer work data of an employee who will exit from an organization soon.
  • Change company or organization domain name
  • Collaborate with another company or organization
  • ...

How to Migrate Data from one G Suite to Another G Suite?

No matter what the topmost reason behind G Suite to G Suite migration, the most important is  to find secure migration methods since no organizations or companies want to suffer losing confidential data during migration. Luckily, here we have rounded up 2 tools you can have a try.

1. Apply the Google Data Migration Service

The built-in Data Migration Service of Google Workspace is designed to help import data into your new Google Workspace account. All migrated data is copied, not moved or deleted, so you don’t need to worry that you lose accessibility to data in your source account afterward.

Notes:✎...
The service can only help migrate email, calendar, and contact data.
It can only migrate one of them every single time, so, you need to migrate them separately.
To migrate contacts and calendar, the Exchange Server is required.
Cannot migrate Google Drive data between two G Suite (Google Workspace) accounts.

Step 1. Sign in your Google Admin console and in the Admin console, go to "Account" and then select "Data Migration".

Data Migration
Data Migration

Step 2. Click Set Data Migration Up.

Set Up
Set Up Data Migration

Step 3. For Migration Source, select "Google Workspace" from the drop-down menu. Then, select "Email" as the data type.

Migrate Source
Migrate Source

Step 4. For Migration Start Date, choose from the given options or set a customized start date for your requirements.

Additional Settings
Additional Settings

Step 5. Now, Choose "Add User" option, fill up the information and click on "Start" to migrate emails, calendar, contact data from G Suite to G Suite.

Start
Start

2. Use a professional cloud transfer (3 Methods Included)

To fast and easily migrate G Suite to G Suite, it is better to make use of a professional tool like MultCloud. MultCloud can not only integrate multiple cloud drives in one place for bulk backup/transfer or sync files between cloud drives without downloading and uploading process.

  • Powerful: support 30+ mainstream cloud drives.
  • Secure2-factor Auth login supported.
  • Versatile: one-key cloud data backup, transfer and sync.
  • Automatic:set cloud to cloud transfer, backup and sync schedule.

To migrate G Suite to another G Suite, you can try the following 3 features of MultCloud depending on your specific requirements. No matter which way you finally choose, please first sign up and add the two different Google Workspace account into MultCloud.

Enter the main interface of MultCloud, click "Add Cloud" and choose Google Workspace to add it to MultCloud. To distinguish two G Suite accounts, you can add a short description such as Google Workspace 1 and Google Workspace 2.

Add Google Workspace
Add Google Workspace

1. Copy To

This method is perfect if you just want to transfer a few files from one Google Workspace account to another one.

Step 1. Click the source "Google Workspace" on the leftside, and tick the files and folders you want to migrate to the destination Google Workspace. Then select "Copy to"  from the drop-down menu.

Step 2. Choose the destination Google Workspace in the pop-up window, then click "OK". And the selected data will be migrated from Google Workspace to another Google Workspace.

Google Workspace to Google Workspace
Copy from Google Workspace to Google Workspace

If you want to migrate data to multiple cloud accounts, just click on "Multi-select".

2. Cloud Transfer

This feature is more suitable when you have a large amount of data that needs to be migrated from G Suite to G Suite. Just click "Cloud Transfer", select one Google Workspace account as the source directory, and select another Google Workspace account as the destination directory. Finally, click on "Transfer Now" to start the G Suite to G Suite migration.

Transfer Google Workspace to Google Workspace
Transfer Google Workspace to Google Workspace

If you want to delete all migrated data in the source G Suite, you can click on "Options" > "Transfer", and tick "Delete all source files after transfer is complete."

Transfer Options
Transfer Options

3. Team Transfer

This function is especially developed for business owners to migrate lots of accounts from one G Suite to another G Suite, or migrate multiple Google Workspace accounts to another domain at once, such as migrating Google Workspace to OneDrive for business.

Step 1. Hit on the "Team Transfer" , choose one Google Workspace as the source cloud, then choose another Google Workspace as the target cloud.

Step 2. Click “Batch Match". Then you can choose ”Auto-Match“ or "Upload CSV'in the drop-down menu to match accounts in bulk. Or you can manually tick the source and target accounts one by one to match them.

Step 3. Click "Transfer Now" and the Team Transfer task will start immediately.

Migrate G Suite to G Suite
Migrat G Suite to G Suite

Summary

So, to migrate G Suite to G Suite, you can try the above two tools. For more convenience and flexibility, the MultCloud is more recommended. What’s more, if you want to keep two Google Workspace accounts data always same, you can turn to the "Real Time Cloud Sync", which can sync data to the target directory as long as any changes are detected in the source directory. Apart from the above advanced features, the MultCloud also allows you to upload, download, delete, rename, share cloud data as you do in the cloud official site.

MultCloud Supports Clouds

Multcloud Key Features