This whitepaper explains the best practices and methodologies for performing Backup Software Migrations. It will provide an overview of the variables, considerations and an estimated Level of Effort with a sample reverse timeline. This white paper explains the methodology for customers considering migrating to a new backup software application. It will describe the variables and estimated Level Of Effort; including a reverse timeline. This white paper is intended for companies considering to migrate their backup software. This is high level overview of the considerations needed for scoping the Level of Effort and can be used as a checklist for proposal generation. This whitepaper is intended for the Backup Administrators and IT Management.