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NHSmail SharePoint 2010 Migrations | Requirements

NHSmail SharePoint 2010 On-Premise Migration Programme

1. Overview

The SharePoint 2010 On-Premise Migration Programme is running for a limited time and volume capacity and is offered on a first come first served basis in conjunction with Microsoft.
Organisations wishing to register their interest in migrating their SharePoint 2010 on-prem document libraries onto the NHSmail platform, are advised to review the guidance below and complete this Registration Form.

2. Prerequisites

The pre-requisites below are requirements that need to be understood prior to completing the registration form.

2.1 Licensing Requirements

The below requirements need to be fulfilled for organisations. Failure to fulfil licensing requirements will cause a delay.

  • Sufficient N365 O365 E3R licences are available to the organisation to support the volumes of data transferred (each E3R licence has 2GB of SharePoint Online storage which is pooled to the organisation).
  • If additional storage is required, the organisation will need to procure additional step-up licenses (e.g E1) that offers additional storage for the organisation.
  • If additional clarification on licensing is required, please contact the licensing team at Windows10@nhs.net with ‘SharePoint Online licensing query’ in the subject line.

2.2 Key Prerequisites

All organisation resources who are involved with the SharePoint migrations should be able to meet the pre-requisites below prior to migration. These will be discussed in depth with organisations following the registration of interest.

  1. Committed resource available to support the project
  2. Organisations will be required to supply local virtual machines to host the SharePoint Assessment Tool (SPAT) and SharePoint Migration Tool (SPMT) and meet the hardware requirements and support external internet access
  3. Relevant and required device and Operating System licensing (e.g., Windows 10/11), and valid patch management processes in place.
  4. All VMs must be maintained will the latest operating system patches and security fixes monthly throughout the migration process
  5. Organisations will be required to work with Microsoft and Accenture on the creation of SharePoint security groups/synchronisation with current Teams sites to support the file transfer.

3. Completing the Registration Form

  • Interested organisations are invited to complete the Registration Form. Once complete the NHSmail Team will reach out and initiate discussions re migration.
  • Please include all requested information in order to be successful with your registration.
Last Reviewed Date 04/11/2022


Updated on 05/07/2023
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