Plenty of third-party tools promise the smoothest possible email migration experience, but these tools often don’t account for the potential pitfalls that can torpedo a project. User downtime, cost, training, and compatibility issues top the list, with a fair amount of other concerns on the list as well.
But the reality is your company data is too important to gamble with. That’s why using MigrationWiz promises a seamless migration with every project, and has the advantages to make it a preferable, versatile choice over competing solutions. The following are the top ten reasons to use MigrationWiz for your next mailbox migration project.
|1. Speed||Leverages the largest data farm on the planet to migrate your data faster with no advanced notice.||Your project can be bottlenecked by the solution’s capabilities.|
|2. Fidelity||Depending on the source system MigrationWiz will migrate email, calendars, contacts, tasks, and more. Advanced capabilities allow you to retain email repliability, recurring calendar appointments, and contact pictures.||May not migrate advanced user settings or leave emails unrepliable. This can result in downtime for the organization and end user confusion.|
|3. Concurrency||Unlimited concurrent mailbox migrations.||With other solutions, bottlenecks can occur because of worker throughput and the migration will cause user downtime.|
|4. Training||No training or certification required. The same solution is used for all of our supported systems which provides a familiar process for all of your
|Can require lengthy and expensive training courses with certifications that need to be updated each year.|
|5. Requirements||No hardware or software to install.||May require you to install software on each computer or deploy additional servers which can elongate your migration project and add significant costs.|
|6. Technical Support||24/7 technical support is included with each license.||Technical support can vary in availability and cause untimely delays and incur additional costs.|
|7. Pricing||Transparent, fixed per-mailbox pricing allows for predictable costs. Discounts are available for volume purchases and academic institutions, and
|Non-transparent pricing with services that may require vendor supplied and the costs of deploying additional hardware and other additions are not factored into the pricing.|
|8. Monitoring||Provides email notifications, real time statistics, and rich filtering of mailbox migrations.||Limited reporting capabilities available.|
|9. Programming||Allows the use of scripting such as PowerShell, to automate large migration projects.||Have no automation abilities available.|
|10. Flexibility||Supports mailboxes, public folders, documents, and archives, all in the same solution.||Mailbox support only.|