Outlook Calendar provides a powerful and versatile tool for organizing your life or your department. Handy features like the scheduling assistant, time zone tool and tracking help you easily manage appointments. At the same time, users who have migrated from other platforms, such as GroupWise, should understand key differences related to migrated appointments in Outlook. When organizations migrate future appointments from GroupWise to Outlook, those appointments transfer as disconnected items. For example, suppose that prior to switching from GroupWise to Outlook, a team leader created a department meeting appointment, inviting multiple employees. Post-migration, the meeting appears on the personal calendars
With the popularity of Microsoft Office 365 and the myriad of benefits that come with working in the cloud, many organizations have made the leap from GroupWise to Outlook. For end users, that means some changes to email, calendars and tasks. Understanding some key GroupWise vs Outlook differences will help to ease the transition. Essential Email Differences, GroupWise vs Outlook In general, Outlook brings improved speed and stability to email. Many users also prefer the Outlook user interface over GroupWise. Some differences to keep in mind include the following: Retracting messages – Outlook includes limited abilities to retract sent messages.
Organizations seeking a successful and on-time GroupWise to Office 365 migration urged to download free email migration guide from email experts Hoboken, New Jersey - (Cision) September 26, 2019 — Messaging Architects, an eMazzanti Technologies Company and GroupWise to Office 365 migration services provider, is offering a free email migration guide to organizations considering migrating to Exchange or Office 365 from any platform. The free download helps organizations put into perspective the tasks that should be considered when contemplating a migration. Interested parties may access the email migration guide here. “After learning that Messaging Architects provides a solution that migrates
GroupWise Personal Archives strategies from Ross Phillips As GroupWise email systems age, organizations have discovered significant downsides to personal archives in terms of data compliance and eDiscovery. At the same time, GroupWise personal archives migration challenges present hurdles for companies hoping to upgrade to a new system. Fortunately, solutions exist to meet those challenges. When GroupWise (then WordPerfect Office) appeared on the scene, Mike Tyson reigned as the heavyweight boxing champion. You counted yourself lucky if your computer hard drive held 40 MB of data. And, while the GroupWise database structure remains largely the same, today’s average personal archive holds
Email migration strategies from Ross Phillips When a relatively small specialty hospital merged into a large healthcare organization, the organization faced the challenge of navigating a GroupWise to Office 365 migration. Needing to migrate 5,000 mailboxes smoothly, they turned to Messaging Architects, attracted by their reputation for fixing broken migrations. Tight Timeline and Unwieldy Mailboxes Present a Challenge Like many organizations using old email systems, the hospital had no expert on staff to ensure proper system configuration. With no one to run maintenance, primary mailboxes and personal archives had grown prohibitively large and cumbersome. To add complexity, some users owned
To have a successful email migration, you need to determine the technology and the budget. You also need a well thought out, detailed plan that demonstrates you’ve considered all the challenges you might face when your users encounter a new email platform. Not all migration solutions or companies are created equal. Indeed, there are many migration solutions available today and a lot of them entice clients by advertising a FREE migration service to get you onto their platform. In addition, there are also many Cloud based migration tools available. How do you choose? Should you save the company’s budget and
Email cleanup tips from Alexander Velarde Think about the last time you moved from one house to another. In anticipation of the movers, you de-cluttered with a vengeance. Clothes that no longer fit anyone? Gone. Utility bills from ten years ago? Gone. Why carry garbage to a new house? Approaching an email migration like a move to a new house makes the migration process more efficient and reduces cost. Consider a typical organization with employees who have been using the same email system for years. Focused on the business at hand, many end users use email as a convenient storage
A successful email migration process explained by Steve Jones Your organization has decided to move email from one system to another. Perhaps you are upgrading from an outdated, on premises system and upgrading to Office 365. Knowing what to expect from the email migration process will help you prepare more effectively and avoid many common hiccups in the process. We have learned that there is no such thing as 100 percent migration. However, with proper preparation, clear communication and a well-defined archiving solution, you will have everything you need to achieve a smooth transition and ensure compliance with any court