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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.

Airline streamlines collaboration by merging directories

AirFrance-KLM AIR FRANCE-KLM recently used our Active Directory Pro to unify separate directories after a merger. Here’s the story of how they did it.

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Getting Active Directory ready for a bulletproof migration

Migration Readiness.jpg 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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Using cloud directories in the era of hybrid IT

Active Directory There are many benefits that come from using a single cloud directory to manage hybrid IT spread across a mix of onsite and cloud applications. Here are a few things you need to know about adopting a cloud directory.

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4 ways an IT partner can speed your M&A

shutterstock_487665148.jpg More than 50% of organizations choose to get outside IT help with their M&A (Gartner 2016). In an earlier post, we shared 6 reasons why that is. Now, we talk about four key areas in which a partner can be invaluable.

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6 reasons to hire an IT partner for your M&A

Merger_cloud_sign.jpg A partner can come in with fresh eyes to more accurately assess your risk, timeline, and cost. They know exactly what to look for in all the crooks and crannies of your systems. They know the right questions to ask. They’ll leave no stone unturned when it comes to finding gotchas that might stall your merger.

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PLAN: Assemble the right cloud migration team

team-1928848_1280-750x500.jpg Migrators, assemble. The 9 key roles to involve in your cloud migration.

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Challenges of mergers and acquisitions in the Microsoft Office 365 Cloud

BT_17_img_Office365Challenges_550x375.jpg When it comes to mergers and acquisitions (M&A’s), it’s often a race against the clock. And when it comes to M&As in the Microsoft Office 365 cloud, you face a unique set of challenges that might force you to cut corners. But it doesn’t have to be that way. You can still get the job done quickly without compromising productivity.

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3 steps to consolidate Active Directory after a merger

BT_17_ConsolidateActiveDirectory1.jpg 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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Mergers and Acquisitions: Integration without Panic

shutterstock_313786025-1024x678.jpg Binary Tree solutions help many companies navigate the difficult transition period of a merger and acquisition. The following are the top five pitfalls during a M&A.

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Use case #1 for multiple tenants of Office 365: Mergers and Acquisitions

Office 365 Multi-Tenant Mergers In this post, we do a deep dive on the most common use case for running more than one tenant of Office 365 in your organization or integrating multiple tenants across corporate boundaries, which is when you need to integrate and consolidate tenants during mergers and acquisitions (M&As).

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