The countdown has already started as we are 4 days before THE most important Microsoft show dedicated to partners. All Microsoft Partners must be wondering, "What's going on in WPC this year?" Well, let me tell you everything about it!
More and more enterprises are considering making the move to migrate to the cloud. The decision is one that will eventually come for most enterprises. The migration itself requires a lot of planning and preparation. This week we had the chance to sit down with Olivier Raynaut, the lead US Microsoft Specialist for GSX in the US to get his insights on the migration to the cloud, and the common questions customers have.
Avoiding the migration to Exchange 2013? Many IT administrators are after having experienced the headaches caused by previous migrations, and with good reason - they were cumbersome and time-consuming, and often done with little reward in the end. However, Exchange 2013 comes with significant improvements and new features to make your life easier, and we have identified the main ones below.
Archiving information either for regulatory or business purposes is essential to maintain your business up and running. With the new trends of Cloud and Big data, archiving is just a "Must Have" solution to consider in order to keep your data safe.
Moving archived data to a public Cloud saves costs linked to storage of infrastructure. Up-front costs are minimal, ongoing costs are predictable and all management and system upgrades are managed by the Cloud provider.
The Cloud is everywhere, in every company in different formats, private, hybrid or public. The Cloud is a shiny option to consider but companies must be prepared in order to maintain the visibility and the control that you originally had on the applications when they were hosted on-premise.
The rapid growth of the cloud market is leading to the emergence of new services, new ways for services provisioning and new interaction models both amongst cloud providers and service ecosystems using cloud resources.
Shall I migrate to Microsoft Exchange on-premises or online?
How can I protect my system?
How do I solve my filing requirement?
How can I check Exchange availability and increase performance?
How can I optimize IT resources, while reducing impact on users?
There are various challenges you can face when planning a migration, and it can be a struggle to ensure security and effectiveness while maintaining productivity and avoiding major issues. This Atos Case Study is the story of how one of our Partners successfully conducted a migration for their customer, a major bank (with confidential financial information tightly integrated into its messaging system).
Most of the time, migrating environments means learning how to find a balance between your messaging platforms. IBM and Microsoft provide tools to reduce the impact of using both systems, however this is not enough to proactively manage both environments.