How to Create PST’s for Import into Mimecast
Cloud-based email continuity and archive services becoming more common in corporate email environments. Mimecast and Proofpoint are some of the more common cloud-based solutions for this. They provide an added layer of protection for mail flow and storage. Signing up and configuring the service is usually simple and straightforward. However, what if you want to move […]
Migrate Multiple Public Folder Hierarchies into Office 365
Migrating multiple Public Folder Hierarchies into Office 365 can be a difficult task. Your options are to merge them yourself, pick one to remove, or do nothing. The process is slow, messy, and wrought with tension in trying to come to an agreement with the business or businesses involved. Public Folders often exist to fulfill […]
Migration and Public Folders – Stuck On Premise
When it comes to Exchange Public Folders, it’s all too common to find that companies are still hosting them on premise while mailboxes are in Office 365. Some have been in this configuration for months, if not years! Companies are in this situation because they believe there is either no migration path or they have […]
What Are Microsoft Exchange Public Folders?
Public Folders is one of the many features within Microsoft Exchange. Its purpose is to give Outlook users access to common folders for sharing information. Exchange Administrators can control user access by assigning permissions to a Public Folder. You can also make a Public Folder available to everyone in an organization as well. Public Folders also […]
Public Folder Migration: What to Expect?
Public Folder migration can be hard. It requires a lot of planning, patience, and resolve to get through it. Knowing what you are up against will be the key to avoiding end user impacting issues. If you are choosing to migrate public folders to Office 365, then it’s even more crucial. Public Folder Migration Process Overview […]
Top Considerations when Choosing a Public Folder Migration Solution
Choosing a public folder migration solution can be a difficult task. This is especially the case when your destination is Office 365. Many assumptions can be made that, if not researched, can lead you down a long and painful path. Picking the solution that you will use to accomplish this task is critical as no two solutions are alike. Knowing […]
Common Pitfalls of Public Folder Migrations
At first glance, Public Folders appear to be easy to migrate. They’re a part of Microsoft Exchange. They have their own database. If they’re modern public folders, they exist within mailboxes, which means they’re part of a Database Availability Group (DAG). The DAG should be able to easily migrate over. It’s because of this that Public […]
Migration Speed for Public Folders – How Fast Can They Migrate to Office 365?
What migration speed should you expect when moving your public folders to Office 365? There are many factors that will determine how fast you can get them to the cloud. Here are some to consider: The source of the data Data type and density Migration server Migration software Network bandwidth and upload pipe Office 365 performance […]
Office 365 Groups Versus Public Folder Mailboxes for Migration of Public Folders
Are Office 365 Groups or Public Folder Mailboxes good options for your public folder migration? Is one better than the other? Making decisions on how to map your organization’s use of Public to the new options can be extremely complicated. What can seem to be simple from a high-level perspective can be ridiculously complex as […]
Moving your Public Folders to Office 365? What you need to know.
Public Folders has long been a feature in Microsoft Exchange as a way to help facilitate collaboration amongst users well before collaboration tools hit the market. Public Folders offer an ability to create folders where files and emails can be placed into them and access granted to groups of users for common access. You can also mail-enable the […]