Staged Migration

  • What is Staged migration?

    Staged Migration is migration technique which migrates all existing users’ mailboxes from on-premises Exchange to Exchange online.

    In staged migration, the mailbox migration can be performed in two stages if necessary. This type of migration is recommended for medium and large sized organizations. Because the data volume will be more and it can’t be migrated overnight or over weekends like staged migration. For organizations that operate 24/7 and can’t afford longer downtime in their operations, staged migration is an ideal solution. Basically, staged migration process is divided into two stages according to a particular date.

    The first stage is about migrating data which is either older or newer than a particular date. Then the domain is transferred to the destination server or the MX records are updated after the completion of migration. The second stage is about migrating the remaining data.

    The newest data is migrated first in the other cases during company off hours or over weekends and it follows the domain transfer or the MX record update. Users will have only newest data available when start working in new environment and in meantime the remaining data will be migrated.

    Who can perform Staged Migration?

    Staged Migration is suitable for medium sized organizations and this technique can be chosen only when you have your source email system in Exchange

    Staged Migration can be performed effortlessly using EdbMails Exchange Migration tool which doesn’t require any technical skills to successfully complete the migration task. It’s intuitive and simple user interface makes everything easy. You can migrate Exchange to Exchange of same domain or to different domain and also it performs on-premises Exchange to Hosted Exchange and to Office 365 migration.

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