Migrating from GoDaddy to Microsoft 365 Without the Headaches

By |2022-05-25T18:34:27-04:00May 25th, 2022|Email Migration, Microsoft 365|

GoDaddy has made its name as the place to go to register a domain. And once they sell a domain, they immediately offer additional services. However, businesses that purchase Office 365 accounts through GoDaddy soon discover the limits of the GoDaddy platform. Migrating from GoDaddy to Microsoft 365 solves the problem, but the process can prove complicated. Office 365 through GoDaddy: Maybe Not a Good Idea GoDaddy bills its relationship with Microsoft as a “strategic partnership.” However, once customers look underneath the hood, they quickly realize that Office 365 through GoDaddy has significant limitations. Designed to appeal to small businesses,

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7 Microsoft 365 Migration Tips to Ensure a Smooth Migration

By |2022-05-23T12:24:59-04:00May 13th, 2022|Email Migration, Microsoft 365, Office 365 and Migration|

Microsoft 365 delivers significant benefits for organizations and end users alike, from powering mobile work to driving real-time collaboration. While moving to Microsoft 365 requires careful migration planning, the process provides a unique opportunity to adjust data organization and tighten security. These Microsoft 365 migration tips can help. 1. Commit to a Thorough Discovery Process Nothing will affect the success of your Microsoft 365 migration project quite as much as the quality of the initial discovery process. A robust discovery starts with identifying the data in the existing environment, including the amount and types of data to transfer. Look carefully

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Careful Microsoft 365 Migration Planning Delivers Recipe for Success

By |2022-05-23T12:25:06-04:00May 11th, 2022|Email Migration, Microsoft 365, Office 365 and Migration|

Whether merging two organizations or moving from on-premises to the cloud, migrating to Microsoft 365 can prove challenging. But detailed Microsoft 365 migration planning can make all the difference. Taking the time to identify the scope of the project and involve key stakeholders up front will save time and headaches in the end. Successful Microsoft 365 Migration Planning Begins with the Right Questions Asking the right questions from the beginning will help ensure a migration process that runs smoothly. This includes questions like the following: What data needs to be migrated – Migration presents the perfect opportunity to destroy redundant,

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Choose the Right Time for GroupWise to Microsoft 365 Migration

By |2022-02-21T13:55:05-05:00February 16th, 2022|Email Migration, Microsoft 365, Office 365 and Migration|

While GroupWise users have loved the messaging and collaboration platform since the 1980s, most organizations understand that moving to a more integrated environment is inevitable. Modern collaboration solutions offer more agile solutions built specifically for today’s hybrid work environment. Understanding the factors involved will help organizations determine the right time for a GroupWise to Microsoft 365 migration. GroupWise eDiscovery Limitations In an increasingly litigious environment, organizations must demonstrate the ability to respond quickly to eDiscovery requests. However, the GroupWise structure, which hasn’t changed much since the 1980’s, presents significant challenges to eDiscovery. Organizations must decide between accepting fines for non-compliance

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5 Microsoft 365 Migration Tips Guaranteed to Ease Migration Pain

By |2022-01-28T09:06:16-05:00September 15th, 2021|Email Migration, Office 365 and Migration|

Organizations can tell horror stories about failed cloud migrations. In worst case scenarios, users come to the office on Monday morning, only to find email inaccessible. Unexpected complications can result in delays or lost data. However, with careful planning, migrations can run smoothly. These Microsoft 365 migration tips will set you on the right path. Start with Robust Discovery The first stage of a successful migration involves a thorough discovery process. Begin by locating and cataloging data, from mailboxes to documents. For GroupWise migrations, this will also include personal archives. Understanding the amount and types of data to be migrated

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Expert GroupWise Migration Services Take the Pain Out of Email Migration

By |2021-08-06T05:29:14-04:00June 2nd, 2021|Email Migration|

Last year, Quest announced that it would end support for its on premise GroupWise migration solution as of August 2021. Quest joins a host of vendors that have trimmed GroupWise migration services in recent years. But thousands of customers continue to use the product. And those looking to migrate to other platforms, including Exchange and Microsoft 365, need competent migration services. Unique Challenges Complicate Migration Process GroupWise set the standard for corporate email for many years. However, newer technologies emerged, and many GroupWise customers made the decision to migrate. Cloud solutions like Microsoft 365 deliver key benefits, such as increased

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GroupWise Migration Guide Promotes Migration Success

By |2021-04-19T06:30:44-04:00March 10th, 2021|Email Migration, Office 365 and Migration|

Migrating from GroupWise to Microsoft 365 brings a host of benefits, from eliminating bloated servers to improving performance and compliance. The migration process can prove complex, however, and a botched migration may result in lost data and productivity. Organizations that follow a detailed GroupWise migration guide achieve smooth migrations with minimal impact. Preparation and communication mean the difference between a broken migration and a positive user experience, with little disruption to email. Consider the following steps for success, from up-front planning through post-migration tasks. 1. Conduct a Detailed Project Assessment Careful planning will determine the success of an email migration.

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Email Migration for Law Firms: 7 Tips to Ensure Success

By |2021-02-18T02:51:19-05:00February 16th, 2021|Email Migration|

Lawyers depend on email to communicate with colleagues, opposing counsel, clients and many others involved in a case. And moving years of accumulated email to a new system safely and securely can prove challenging. But email migration for law firms does not need to be an exercise in frustration. These tips will help to ensure an efficient email migration process. 1. Involve Lawyers in Creating a Migration Plan Creating and following a step-by-step migration plan can mean the difference between success and failure. Begin by involving key stakeholders in the planning process. This should include not only the migration consultants

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10 Reasons to Migrate from GroupWise to Microsoft 365

By |2021-01-20T15:27:48-05:00January 20th, 2021|Email Migration, Office 365 and Migration|

GroupWise powered collaborative messaging for corporations for thirty years. But new technologies provide features essential to delivering the efficiency and productivity needed in the modern workplace. Consider just a few of the compelling reasons to upgrade from GroupWise to Microsoft 365. 1. Increased Storage For many legacy platforms, server bloat proves a significant problem. Employees send and receive hundreds of emails each day, often including attachments. Inboxes fill up quickly, and over time millions of emails and files require additional server space. Overloaded mail servers result in random crashes, poor performance and messages that fail to send. Microsoft 365 helps

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What to Know Before Migrating Archives to Office 365

By |2020-08-07T08:13:38-04:00July 22nd, 2020|Email Migration, Office 365 and Migration|

By Greg Smith Before Making the Leap Many organizations making the leap to Office 365 for their business services also choose to migrate their legacy data. Whether from existing mail systems or third-party archiving systems, they find little objection to migrating archives to Office 365 because the excessive data storage costs nothing. In addition, Microsoft provides eDiscovery tools around that data, depending on licensing. Before you make the leap, take the time to understand the facts about archives and the way Office 365 handles data. Traditionally, organizations wishing to retain older emails for eDiscovery and free up space from their

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