WindowsITPro and TransVault Issue a New White Paper in Support of their "Mastering Your Migration" Series

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Leading tech publisher and archive migration leader combine on delivering a Microsoft Office 365 migration best practice guide

TransVault White Paper Front Cover

TransVault White Paper Front Cover

"It's critical the parties charged with a successful migration strategy understand the complexities involved, and the ramifications of not moving every bit of your archive to Office 365." Nick Cavalania, industry expert and founder of Techvangelism

TransVault, the leading developer of email archive migration solutions, today announced the launch of a new white paper, developed in conjunction with Penton Media’s “Mastering Your Migration” seeks to arm IT decision makers and consultants with vital information required prior to migrating to Microsoft Office 365.

Many organizations maintain an archive of emails, historically to extend mailbox storage, as well as a means of complying with email retention policies either set forth by corporate governance standards or industry regulators, particularly within verticals such as Finance, Insurance, Government, Healthcare, Public Sector, and others dealing with litigation. However, even though an email archive can contain much greater volumes of data than that held in email systems such as Microsoft Exchange, the migration of this key business resource is often not fully considered until very late in the overall planning, or omitted entirely only to become a significant cost later on.

“Organizations often forget about the absolute need and benefits of migrating their archive when moving to Office 365,” said Nick Cavalancia, industry expert and founder of Techvangelism. “It’s critical that the parties charged with a successful migration strategy understand the complexities involved, and the ramifications of not moving every bit of your archive to Office 365.”

The new white paper positions this, “there are significant challenges you will face and have to consider on your way to kicking off an archive migration project to Office 365 – some that ideally should be discussed well before you start to use the Microsoft Cloud for email”. The paper breaks down the topic into four key areas; planning what should be moved, the challenges of moving an archive, how to best make the move, and in its conclusion, how to “Master Your Migration”.

“There’s so much to consider when an organization looks at migrating its email service to Cloud systems such as Microsoft Office 365 and we see this white paper as a valuable part of various content and resources that we will make available to IT admins and others”, commented Barney Haye, chief executive officer at TransVault. “Whilst the archive is only one component of the move, it’s an absolutely crucial one and, if not completed properly, the organization risks the outcome of costly, non-compliance with legal implications down the road”, concluded Haye.

For more information on becoming a Migration Master, or to access this latest resource in TransVault’s library of archive migration best practices go to:

About TransVault

Since 2006 TransVault has led the market with its highly specialized archive migration solutions for the enterprise. When businesses encounter technological change brought on by a merger or acquisition, a planned shift to the Cloud, or the obsolescence of their archive or storage solution—they turn to TransVault to preserve accessibility to their business records. Over 1,300 customers from around the world have relied on the TransVault architecture to protect the integrity of their valuable legacy data whilst ensuring chain-of-custody, faultless eDiscovery and seamless user accessibility—no matter the complexity of the migration, nor the archive stack. TransVault solutions are available through an accredited international network of partners with dedicated Migration Specialists certified on TransVault solutions. TransVault continues to achieve year-over-year growth and has become the preferred archive migration solution for global customers in all verticals, especially those with a heavy dependency on data sanctity and regulatory practices.

About Penton Media

Penton is an innovative information services company that empowers nearly 20 million business decision makers in markets that drive more than 12 trillion dollars in purchases each year. Our products inform with rich industry insights and workflow tools; engage through dynamic events, education and networking; and advance business with powerful marketing services programs. Penton is the way smart businesses buy, sell and grow.

Headquartered in New York, Penton is privately owned by MidOcean Partners and Wasserstein & Co., LP. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @PentonNow.

TransVault Media Contact:
Marcella P. Mazzucca
Email. marcella.mazzucca(at)transvault(dot)com
Tel. (908) 601-2333
Skype: mpmazzucca

Penton Media Contact:
Barbara Ritter
Tel. 858 367 8058

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