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Migration is the process of moving mailboxes and mail from your existing e-mail system to Microsoft Exchange Server. For a smooth migration process:

  • Decide migration methods.
  • Plan timing and organization issues.
  • Plan connections and maintenance.
  • Before you migrate to Microsoft Exchange Server, you need to make some strategic decisions. You should be able to answer the following questions:

    Migration planning is critical to prevent downtime, data loss, and disruption of information flow. A proper strategy can reduce your administrative duties before, during, and after the migration.

    For more information about migration, see Microsoft Exchange Server Migration.