Data Transfer Project Use Cases

Individuals have many reasons to transfer data, but we want to highlight a few examples that demonstrate the additional value of service-to-service portability.

The innovation in each of these examples lies behind the scenes: Data Transfer Project makes it easy for Providers to allow their customers to interact with their data in ways their customers would expect. In most cases, the direct-data transfer experience will be branded and managed by the receiving Provider, and the customer wouldn’t need to see DTP branding or infrastructure at all.

The illustration below demonstrates what an interaction might look like. In this case, the customer wants to join a new Provider (Microsoft) and is requesting their files from their existing Provider (Google):