Migration and consolidation of data and permissions

migRaven.one is our specialized Windows file server migration software that enables efficient migration between Windows, DFS (AD), EMC and Netapp systems.

The main advantages of the software lie in its ability to identify old and obsolete data, which often accounts for up to 80% of all data stored on a server. Instead of just moving everything from Server A to Server B, allows migRaven.one careful selection and cleansing of this data, making your migration more efficient, less expensive and more valuable.

The benefits of migRaven.one include:

  •  Transparency - Our software offers detailed analysis and reports, enabling you to make an informed decision about the data to migrate.
  •  CLEAN UP - Instead of transferring old data, directories and permissions, offers migRaven.one the possibility, clean up the file server, allowing for a clear and orderly fresh start.
  • Workflow management - Allows instead of relying on Excel spreadsheets migRaven.one a seamless coordination between different departments and a time-controlled execution of migration tasks, resulting in a lossless Transmission and complete traceability guaranteed. [Watch a short 7-minute video here]

With migRaven.one migrate only what you really need, simplifying the whole process and improving your return on investment (ROI).

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«There is hardly a system in the IT landscape that is anchored as centrally as a file server»

Thomas Gomell, CEO of migRaven GmbH

With the help of comprehensive analyses, you can identify in advance, among other things, where mountains of obsolete data are located. goal of every migration migRaven.one is the sustainable simplification of data and authorization structures.

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Step 1 - Analysis

Mountains of data in directories that are far too deep and outdated, chaotic authorization structures are carried out before the actual migration migRaven.one analyzed. This gives you a comprehensive overview of the environment to be migrated.

Step 2 - Clean Up

On average, 80% of all data and structures are completely outdated and thousands of folders don't even need to be migrated. The integrated task management of migRaven.one enables effective coordination with departments and data owners to make quick decisions on which directories to migrate, archive or delete.

What you should have "on the slip" of a file server migration

  • Data quality and integrity
  • Impact on business
  • Costs
  • Impact on user experience
  • Who can make binding decisions regarding the data? (data owner)
  • Links within files
  • Links to files (shortcuts)
  • Application directories

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dependencies which can generate nasty errors:


  1. Applications (control systems for machines, SAP, logging software, etc.) use directories on the file server and will fail if the paths on the file server change.
  2. Links from and to files will break if no appropriate precautions are taken.
  3. Users rely on their structure and that their data will still be in the same place tomorrow. They will seek data and do their job more slowly or not at all when that is no longer the case. And they will turn to IT for that.


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Step 3 - Design new target structure for file server migration

A clear basic structure is essential for a directory and authorization structure that can be used in the long term. Build with us migRaven.one one by department, exchange, project and process directories structured filing with few levels, the current claims both for ease of collaboration and for security and manageability.

Step 4 - Migrate the relevant (!) Directories

In the last step, all tasks and decisions together, the migRaven.one collected during the migration. Copy jobs, archiving processes and the assignment of access rights are time-controlled in order to completely implement the migration in the file system by your desired date.

The integrated task management of migRaven.one ensures a clear division of tasks and smooth coordination between IT and specialist departments during the migration phase.