Microsoft SharePoint migrations in one of the top German companies

Consolidation and migration of 23 SharePoint farms for big European steel producer. An advancement from SharePoint 2007, 2010, 2013 to SharePoint 2016 and Office 365

SharePoint migrations project manager
It’s always interesting working on optimization processes on such big companies like this. Nick Perumov, Project Manager

The challenge

The company has more than 5000 employees and a lot of data. In the company headquarter office; they had 23 SharePoint farms based on different versions of SharePoint. Another problem was that all these farms had custom solutions which we had to be moved to SharePoint 2016.
Customer profile

(Company name under NDA) - The company is one of the top world-known German companies.

The Solution

Iteora team did a deep research of current situation. We also had a lot of meetings with stake holders and create detailed documentation about current state and what we should have in the final. Based on this we created:
  • Migration plan
  • Custom migration scripts
  • Database attach migrations
  • Self migration process
  • Check and support after migration was done
  • - Consolidation and migration of 23 SharePoint farms
  • - Analysis and migration for custom solutions
  • - Communications with stake holders
  • - Complete process documentation
Used Technologies
  • - SharePoint 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 and Office 365
  • - C#
  • - AvePoint DocAve

The results

SharePoint Updated

Company has updated SharePoint to latest version


All data is safe and correct after migration

SharePoint 2016

Company’s employees are happy to work with new SharePoint