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There are many reasons to decide to transform a Distribution List (also known as a Distribution Group) into an Office 365 Group. It can be to implement searchable history and context, to make the information public by default, or even to integrate it to calendars, and OneNote.
It’s easy to see why Office 365 is an attractive solution for small and medium-sized businesses already familiar with the Office interface. More and more companies are making the move to the cloud, but many have yet to complete their transition and still rely at least in part on on-site SharePoint systems.
Microsoft Office 365 is growing in popularity as more and more businesses make the move to the cloud. However, without proper planning and testing beforehand, you could get stuck in the middle of the migration process, end up with duplicated data, or even have to abort the transition completely.