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exchange migration

Deciding on the best migration path of your users’ email to Office 365 can be difficult. As part of our migration process we will be performing an assessment your current current email system. The version of your existing Exchange Server platform will have a significant factor into deciding on what migration method to use. Also, your migration performance will vary based on your network, mailbox size, migration speed, and so on. Not to worry, DMS will guide you through the discovery process and will plan the migration based on on any technical limitations, best practices and ultimately your requirements.

Exchange Migration Path

As part of an Office 365 deployment, you can migrate the contents of user mailboxes from a source email system to Office 365. When you do this all at one time, it’s called a cutover migration. Choosing a cutover migration is suggested when:

  • Your current on-premises Exchange organization is Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, or Exchange Server 2016.
  • Your on-premises Exchange organization has fewer than 2,000 mailboxes.

As part of an Office 365 deployment, you can migrate the contents of user mailboxes from a source email system to Office 365. When you do this over time, it’s called a staged migration. A staged migration is recommended when:

  • Your source email system is Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 or Microsoft Exchange Server 2007.
  • You have more than 2,000 mailboxes.

A hybrid deployment offers organizations the ability to extend the feature-rich experience and administrative control they have with their existing on-premises Microsoft Exchange organization to the cloud. A hybrid deployment provides the seamless look and feel of a single Exchange organization between an on-premises Exchange organization and Exchange Online in Microsoft Office 365. In addition, a hybrid deployment can serve as an intermediate step to moving completely to an Exchange Online organization.

Benefits of Microsoft cloud Exchange services

Our customers are simplifying operations without large capital expenses.

  • Security and reliability

    Exchange Online helps protect your information with advanced capabilities. Anti-malware and anti-spam filtering protects mailboxes. Data loss prevention to prevent users from mistakenly sending sensitive information to unauthorized people. Globally redundant servers and a team of security experts monitoring Exchange Online around the clock safeguard your data. With guaranteed 99.9% uptime, financially-backed SLAs, you can count on your email always being up and running.

  • Stay in control

    Maintain control over your environment while gaining the advantage of hosting your email on Microsoft servers. Manage your organization efficiently with the Exchange admin center, an easy-to-use, web-based interface. Tooltip with information about availability of running eDiscovery from the eDiscovery Center With mobile device policies, you can create approved mobile device lists, enforce PIN lock, and remove confidential company data from lost phones.

  • Easy to use and maintain

    It’s easier than ever to provide your users with the business email they need to stay productive. Automatic patching eliminates the time and effort of maintaining your system. Give your users an In-Place Archive, so they can keep all their important data in one place. And provide them with anywhere access to email, calendar, and contacts on all major browsers and across devices. Integration with Outlook means they’ll enjoy a rich, familiar email experience with offline access.

Start planning your migration process today. Let’s get started!

Delivery

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Eliminate your risks by leveraging our proven implementation process

  • Analysis ans Planning

  • On-boarding

  • Dry-Run Migration

  • Live Migration

At DMS we are striving to continuously improve our delivery process. We have a methodical approach and we apply just the right amount of process and tool to streamline the migration process. Over the years we came to learn the obvious – every customer is different just as every environment is different.

Our customer success team is focused on moving you to Office 365 smoothly and with confidence, and realize business value faster. DMS will help you achieve operational excellence. While working with DMS  you will get access to best practices, tools, resources, and experts committed to make your experience with Office 365 a success.

Expertise

Our Exchange migration expertise

DMS is trusted certified Microsoft partner. We have successfully completed a wide variety of Exchange specific projects. Anything from new implementations, upgrades and migrations (on-premises and cloud).

Our qualified staff has expertise and deep knowledge of large scale distributed implementations of different flavors of Exchange. As part of our services we provide migration services to Microsoft Exchange Services and Office 365.

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