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Migrating from Xythos to SharePoint

We help organisations who wish to migrate from Xythos to Microsoft SharePoint. We support migrations to Online, Teams, Office 365, On-Premises.

Migrator tool for Xythos to SharePoint Office 365

About Xythos

A number of ECM and file storage products have been associated with the Xythos and subsequently Blackboard brand as the products became even more heavily focused on the educational market. Blackboard Xythos Server, Xythos WFS, Blackboard Xythos Drive, Blackboard Drive, Bd Drive are now end-of-life. We can assist in the migration of content from these products into contemporary platforms, most commonly SharePoint Online or OneDrive. Our connectors are capable of migrating not only the stored files but additionally meta data, Standard Properties (Tags, Owner, Name), Document Class Properties (custom / file classification properties), user information etc.
Migrator for Xythos to SharePoint

About Ensentia

Ensentia have specialised in the migration of non-Microsoft content and document management systems since 2009. We assist organisations undertaking such migrations via our migration software, our experience, expertise and capabilities.

Migrating Xythos to SharePoint

Typical Approach

  • Discover and understand the current content in Xythos.
  • Design and provision the SharePoint destination.
  • Design, configure and test the mapping and transformation of Xythos content to SharePoint.
  • Execute and track the migration.
  • Reconcile the migration

Typical Benefits

  • Remove or reduce infrastructure, support, training and licence costs.
  • Apply the benefits and functionality of Office 365 and SharePoint to migrated content.
  • Leverage Office 365 security, compliance centre, cortex and data loss prevention.
  • Consolidate platforms.
  • Improve productivity.
  • Improve search.
  • Reduce archive size.
  • And so much more...

Migrating Xythos with Ensentia

Ensentia Migration Software

Our own specialized migration software Ensentia Adaptive Migration can migrate content from Xythos into SharePoint.

The software has been specifically designed for content migrations and is packed with features to ensure a successful content migration.

Ensentia Migration Tool Key Features

  • Content migration.
  • Retain metadata (fields, properties etc).
  • Retain version histories.
  • Retain created and modified by details.
  • Retain source equivalents to SharePoint content types.
  • High performance import with encryption to SharePoint Online using the Microsoft migration API.
  • Transform content and meta data.
  • Document format conversion on-the-fly (Convert to PDF or PDFA for example).
  • Document Optical Character Recognition on-the-fly (OCR for content search in the destination).
  • Retain details for users not in Azure AD and / or remap users.
  • Tracking of all migrated content to file or database.
  • And so much more...

Ensentia Migration Services

  • Software, Support and Assistance for a client or partner to complete their own migration using our software.
  • Execute a migration for a client or partner as a service.
  • Services to assist a client or partner to design, and provision the SharePoint destination.
  • And so much more...

Ensentia Capabilities

  • Migrate Xythos to SharePoint Online or On-Premises.
  • Migrate Xythos to Microsoft Teams.
  • Migrate Xythos to Microsoft Office 365.
  • Transform content to fit a client requirement or a new information architecture.
  • Filter and cleanse content.
  • Transform and reapply security, permissions.
  • Address retention and disposition.
  • And so much more...

Ensentia Experience and Understanding

  • Vast experience of migrating content to SharePoint.
  • Understanding of Legislative, Regulatory and policy considerations.
  • Understanding of Infrastructure and Bandwith implications.
  • Understanding of Business change impacts.
  • And so much more...


Precision Migration

Retain Xythos Meta Data
Retain versioning

Scripted Migration - Leverage the Power of Powershell

Use our Powershell Migration CmdLets to build simple or complex migration scripts
Execute and monitor migrations
Manage configuration in PowerShell

Also known as....
Copy content, documents and files from Xythos to SharePoint or Office 365
Import content, documents and files from Xythos into SharePoint or Office 365
Move content, documents and files from Xythos to SharePoint or Office 365
Extract transform load (ETL) from Xythos to SharePoint
Bulk export or extract content, documents and files from Xythos
Xythos to SharePoint migration tool
Xythos to SharePoint migration service

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