Email Archive Migration to O365

I am in the middle of migrating on-premises exchange 2007 to O365, client use outlook 2010 and 2013.  What is the best practice to migrate outlook archive mailbox to Online archive. Is there any third party tool or Microsoft has any best practice to do this migration?.
sumod_jacobSenior IT ManagerAsked:
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Vasil Michev (MVP)Commented:
What migration method are you going to use? Hybrid will offer you the best experience, both for the primary mailboxes and the archive ones. Other than that you can use the PST Import service:

Or 3rd party tools.

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sumod_jacobSenior IT ManagerAuthor Commented:
Hybrid looks like not very easy steps.. Is there any best third party can do it in GUY mode?
Belal KhalladSR ConsultantCommented:
How many mailboxes are you migrating to the cloud? you can Perform a staged migration of email to Office 365

You can also use a third party tool called Dell on Demand Migration tool

hope that help,

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sumod_jacobSenior IT ManagerAuthor Commented:
Almost 400 mailboxes

Do we have any video instruction/guide for Microsoft online batch archive solution they provide?
Barry GillChief of StaffCommented:
Did you come right with your migration? I see this question is not closed off yet and was wondering what path you ended up choosing?
sumod_jacobSenior IT ManagerAuthor Commented:
I used import option in O365 portal. whish is good.
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