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Binary Tree Articles

Binary Tree publishes articles on improving IT cloud, M&A and modernization initiatives. Read the latest posts for news, insights, best practices and solutions for transforming Microsoft Office 365, Active Directory, Exchange, SharePoint and IBM Notes/Domino.

11 things to remember when you’re planning a migration

BT_17_img_DataCompliance-2_1200x630.jpg When it comes to moving to the Microsoft cloud, migrating data is often the easy part. Here are 11 other things that can take more time and effort.

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Tips for choosing a Microsoft migration vendor

cloud-migration-guide.jpg Choosing the right vendor for your migration project can be a challenge. Here are some tips to guide you in your search.

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Easing the Public Folder Migration Pain

files-and-folders-in-filing-cabinet.png Public folders have long presented an obstacle during Exchange migration projects. Many enterprises that I have worked with have struggled for years to effectively manage all the unstructured public folder data that resides within an Exchange environment. The upside of public folders is that they were adopted as a widely adopted collaboration feature to share information throughout the enterprise.

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Choosing a cloud migration tool

4-of-4_ActiveDirectoryMigration-blog.jpg In December, Gartner released their guide to help enterprises choose a cloud migration vendor. We’re thrilled to be on the list and thought we’d share some of the highlights from the report.

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3 steps to consolidate Active Directory after a merger

After day one of your merger or acquisition, it’s time to get going on the broader IT consolidation. You’ll usually want to merge separate Active Directory environments into a single, streamlined instance. Here are three key steps to make this happen.

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Getting Active Directory ready for a bulletproof migration

In this post, we talk about the single most important thing you need to do before starting any AD migration. Many organizations neglect to do this step, only to later find their project at a standstill.

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Automate and simplify your Exchange migration

This is the next post in our series about how automation can improve migrations. Here, we share best practices for migrating within a current Microsoft Exchange environment, to later Exchange versions, or even to Office 365.

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5 tips for automating your migration

This is the first post in our series about automation. Here, we share 5 best practices to help you automate the migration of your directories, messaging, or applications. Unlike some other business processes, these types of migration projects make for a good use case for automation. That’s because they’re standalone projects with clear goals and a large number of plug-and-chug tasks to crank through.

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August is all about automation

Welcome to automation month! We’ll be doing a series of blog posts with tips for using the right software to automate your migrations. As part of that, we’ll profile our suite of automation products that help speed your journey to Microsoft Office 365, Exchange, and Active Directory.

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The Journey to Microsoft Office 365 [Video]

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