Microsoft Groups Document Sync, Backup, and Migration
Documents in Microsoft Office Groups
document libraries can be kept in sync with local file shares using the Layer2 Cloud Connector. The tool can be used for document
migration, backup, or permanent two-way sync. It runs as a Windows Service
locally to connect to any local Windows File Server or NAS, or in the Azure
Cloud of the customer to backup documents there. You can additionally connect 150+ more external
data sources like SQL/ERP/CRM etc. to Microsoft Office Groups to keep your
group members notified about any data changes.
Officce 365 Groups brings together people, conversations, and content across
Microsoft Office. By providing an integrated experience that link together
emails, conversations, document storage, and calendar events, Groups create a
better experience for teams to focus on group activity. Groups can be public to
enable information sharing within your company, or private for teams that deal
with sensitive subjects. Group members are able to find all
information in one place - without the need to switch from
email to e.g. Yammer or Skype (for conversations) or to SharePoint (for lists
Fig.: Microsoft Groups document
library as an example. Highlighted in red the button where to find the
SharePoint Document Library for file migration, backup, and sync.
Fig.: You can copy the link to the SharePoint library and insert it into the Layer2 Cloud Connector connection string (see below).