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Office 365 Migration Guide - Updated for 2017!

Posted by Debbie Howlett

Feb 1, 2017 2:40:00 PM

Microsoft Exchange's Team Blog, the extended support phase for Exchange Server 2007 ends April 10, 2017. Since Microsoft will stop supporting Exchange Server 2007 soon, its users are bound to face the same question companies running earlier versions of Exchange have been asking for several years now: Is it time to migrate to Office 365?

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Topics: Office 365, Netmail, Cloud, email, migration guide, email migration guide, Migrating to Office 365, Migration Toolkit

Do You Want a Free Pass to Join Netmail at HIMSS17?

Posted by Debbie Howlett

Jan 31, 2017 4:20:21 PM

The healthcare industry is in danger of being overwhelmed by data. Whether on premise, in the Cloud, or in multiple Clouds, managing that data is a major challenge. Without authorized portals or repositories for data, employees often set up their own storage locations in Box.com, SharePoint, or in Exchange on premise. This type of environment can cause a logistical nightmare to manage, control, store, and search for data in an efficient manner.

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Topics: Healthcare, Netmail, Cloud, eDiscovery, email, on premise, HIMSS17

Join Netmail at Legaltech 2017

Posted by Debbie Howlett

Jan 30, 2017 1:53:57 PM

Legal firms moving to the cloud are beginning to transform the nature of legal work in the 21st century. As more and more firms transition their applications to the cloud, it becomes very important that their data and archiving systems are capable of managing all information in the cloud and on premise.

Free Pass

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Topics: Email Archiving, Netmail, Cloud, eDiscovery, email, Legaltech 2017, on premise

Mailbox versus Journal Archiving

Posted by Frederic Bourget

Jan 26, 2017 4:49:41 PM

Organizations archive emails for various reasons. Some do it for storage management, others do it for retention compliance, while others do it to enable eDiscovery & Search. Over time, the reasons for archiving, as well as the technology behind archiving, have significantly evolved. From on-premise only systems to cloud systems, different vendors have offered two ways to archive emails: Journal Archiving and Mailbox Archiving. The choice of the type of archiving you want depends on your objectives for archiving. Both have benefits and drawbacks. In this blog post, I’ll review the differences between the two so that you can make the best decision for your organization.

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Topics: Netmail, Cloud, email, archiving, journal, mailbox

Top 10 Reasons to Avoid Using PSTs

Posted by Debbie Howlett

Jan 18, 2017 2:53:57 PM

PST files are Outlook data files that are sometimes used for message archiving or for avoiding mailbox quotas. Sounds like a great idea, but PSTs have the potential to cause serious problems from data loss to security risks to compliance issues. If PSTs are posing a problem in your organization, then you should consider eliminating PSTs entirely by migrating and consolidating PSTs to more cost-effective platforms such as Office 365, Exchange 2013 or 2016, or a cloud or on premise archiving solution like Netmail Archive. Here are the top 10 reasons to avoid using PSTs. 

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Topics: Office 365, Netmail, Cloud, email, PSTs, PST problem, Migrating to Office 365

Netmail News - January 2017

Posted by Debbie Howlett

Jan 18, 2017 12:50:43 PM

Learn How to Take Control of eDiscovery at Legaltech 2017

At Legaltech, we'll be demonstrating how to take control of eDiscovery by easily connecting to on-premises and cloud data, accelerating eDiscovery with self-serve tools, and controlling the process of finding evidence. Our new Federated Cloud Solutions seamlessly identifies, manages, and provides advanced eDiscovery capabilities to lawyers, opposing counsel, clients, judges, and witnesses no matter where the data is located. Want to join Netmail at Legaltech? Click here to claim one of 25 free passes to the show by filling in the Start New Registration form, then stop by booth 2014 to pick up a special prize reserved for you.

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Topics: Netmail, Cloud, eDiscovery, Software, New Release, Legaltech 2017

Email Migration Checklist - Preparing Your MIGRATION TO EXCHANGE 2016

Posted by Debbie Howlett

Jan 4, 2017 6:45:00 PM

Migrating your organization’s email to Exchange 2016, whether it be on premises or in the cloud with Office 365, is a large undertaking—it requires extensive planning and preparation. Knowing the right steps and having an email migration checklist are key to ensuring a successful migration. Our Email Migration Checklist provides important information and recommendations to help you better understand the migration process and ensure a successful migration to Exchange 2016. 

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Topics: Office 365, email migrations, Netmail, Cloud, Exchange 2016, Migrations, Migration Checklist, Email Migration Checklist

The Challenge of moving PSTs to Office 365

Posted by Frederic Bourget

Jan 4, 2017 2:18:01 PM

It has been common knowledge for years that PSTs are a problem. Many methods have been offered to resolve the issues, yet there are still a lot of organizations that are still stuck with the problem. Netmail offers an innovative solution for organizations moving to the Cloud.

 




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Topics: Office 365, Netmail, Cloud, email, PSTs, PST problem, Migrating to Office 365

Netmail: Email Retraction Services

Posted by Debbie Howlett

Nov 17, 2016 8:00:00 AM

78% of executives have made email mistakes, such as sending confidential information to the wrong users; phishing emails still make it through our security systems, despite our best efforts. Wouldn’t it be great if you could quickly find these messages and retract them from all user mailboxes?


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Topics: Netmail, Cloud, email, Retraction

Netmail: Email Migration Scenarios

Posted by Debbie Howlett

Nov 10, 2016 7:34:04 AM

As organizations consider the move to Office 365, the first question that normally comes to mind is, “What is the best way to migrate my email system up to Office 365?” That depends: on your source system, number of users, amount of data, etc. It’s important to select the best method, the best tools, and the best company to accompany you on that path.

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Topics: Office 365, email migrations, Netmail, Cloud, Migrations

Challenging Change

Posted by Debbie Howlett

Nov 4, 2016 5:18:02 PM

Change is the only real constant, and this is especially true in a cloud-based environment like Office 365. How will you handle change? Are your users ready to work in this type of ever-changing environment. It’s a huge paradigm shift for many traditional IT departments, but it’s a reality of life in the cloud.

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Topics: Office 365, Netmail, Cloud, Migrations, PSTs, Change Management

Thinking of moving your Data to the cloud? Hybrid cloud may be the answer

Posted by Richard Brunette

Jul 28, 2014 10:30:00 AM

It’s the big debate that by 2014 every email administrator has at least pondered and upon which many have already acted: the cloud. It should almost be capitalized at this point shouldn’t it? The Cloud, it’s ominous. 

Enter the next debate. Anyone who has looked at the cloud has seen the countless articles: “How Safe Is Your Data in the Cloud?” “Secure Your Data in the Cloud.” “Where exactly is the Cloud Storing Your Data?”  

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Topics: Email Security, Office 365, Cloud, security, Hybrid Cloud, Archives, Data Leakage

Find out first: Office365 down

Posted by Frederic Bourget

Jun 26, 2014 11:36:00 AM

Over the last few days, Microsoft has suffered major outages to O365 cloud services. This has sent partners and email admins scrambling for information. How can an organization tell when its most critical services are down? Does it have to wait for the help desk calls to come in?

Communication services are critical to the functioning of an organization. As we like to say around here, an organization is a set of people and their conversations. O365 and Lync services are part of what brings an organization 21st century efficiency.

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Topics: Office 365, Microsoft Exchange 2013, Netmail, Cloud, Monitoring

Microsoft Exchange Architectural Evolution – Cloud Messaging Services and the Evolution of Choice

Posted by Judi Kohn

Jun 2, 2014 9:31:00 AM

Technology. Most of us would agree that it is a key part of the world around us. In the field of technology, the first sixty plus years have seen spectacular progress in all aspects of the domain. Ever shrinking transistors have enabled the production of increasingly complex and cost-effective microchips, a scenario that has driven the surge in technological design. This fits with Moore’s Law, the observation (not a physical law) that the number of transistors on integrated circuits doubles approximately every two years. 

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Topics: Email storage, Email Management, Office 365, Netmail Archive, Microsoft Exchange 2013, Cloud

Getting Sold on Microsoft Office 365

Posted by Frederic Bourget

May 20, 2014 2:08:00 PM

Why is my Microsoft Rep only trying to sell us Microsoft Office 365? Do I have to go to the cloud?

For Microsoft, the stakes are tremendous. The Microsoft Office Suite, which has been and still is at the center of Microsoft's profits, has hit a wall. For years, Microsoft had been wondering how to add value so that you would buy the next version. But this has become more and more complicated. There are diminishing returns for end users and the barrier to change for new releases are getting closer and closer to that return.

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Topics: Office 365, Cloud, Simple, Microsoft Exchange

Considerations when moving GroupWise to the Cloud

Posted by Debbie Howlett

Mar 6, 2014 9:24:00 AM

Considering the Cloud? If you're thinking about making the move, don't miss our upcoming webinar on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EST with two members of the uber-cool DigeTeam: Logan Greening & Shane Brown.

Join us for an hour and leave with straight-from-the-hip advice that you simply won't get anywhere else. Some of the questions they'll cover during the session include:

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Topics: GroupWise 2014, webinar, Cloud

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