Tag Archives: Migration

IT/DEV Connections 2016 – Enterprise Collaboration Track


IT/DEV Connections 2016 is coming up in October and a great set of sessions will be delivered in the Enterprise Collaboration track covering Exchange and SharePoint on-premises, Office 365 from programming to implementation, and lots of ask the expert sessions. Continue reading

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Second edition of “Office 365 for Exchange Professionals” updated


We have now released the last update that we plan to make to the 2nd edition of the “Office 365 for Exchange Professionals” eBook. This is not because we intend to leave the material to age gracefully (or not). Instead, … Continue reading

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The cloud means the demise of the traditional file server


One of the most obvious aspects of the adoption of cloud technology over the last few years is the growing amount of storage available at little or no cost to end users. A good example is the way that Office … Continue reading

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Fast track Office 365 migrations by Microsoft pose some challenges for partners


Microsoft’s announcement that they intended to accelerate the on-boarding (migration) of customer seats to Office 365 through the “FastTrack” program surprised some attending the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) last month. Apparently the idea is that Microsoft will hire (or has … Continue reading

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GAMME – an unfortunate name for Google’s new migration utility


I know (because I have visited the Dublin Googleplex several times) that Google employs several thousand people in Ireland. Couldn’t one of them have looked at the acronym for their new Google Apps Migration for Microsoft Exchange (GAMME) service and … Continue reading

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Selecting mailbox migration software


I am asked on a fairly regular basis to recommend software to migrate data from different systems to Exchange (either on-premises or cloud). I don’t want to endorse any software in any way, but I think it worthwhile to set down … Continue reading

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Outlook Web App 2013 and mail public folders


Following up the post about migrating public folders to the modern version introduced in Exchange 2013, an entry in a TechNet forum asked whether Outlook Web App (OWA) supported shared calendars held in public folders. This came as a kind … Continue reading

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The dirty little secret about migration to modern public folders


Have you heard about a migration to modern public folders that has gone well? I haven’t. Apart that is from the demo migrations that appear at trade shows and conferences to show that all is well and that Microsoft hasn’t … Continue reading

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Avoiding outdated addresses during a migration to the cloud


One of my current projects is to help a large multinational move from Exchange 2007 to a dedicated instance of Microsoft BPOS running Exchange 2010. BPOS is having some woes of its own with yet another outage causing disruption to … Continue reading

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First appearance of an Exchange 2010 Messaging Appliance


On January 19, 2011 HP and Microsoft announced the HP E5000 Messaging System for Microsoft Exchange. The name is a mouthful but the important point is the creation of a solution designed to make Exchange 2010 easier to deploy. This … Continue reading

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