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          You Don't Have to Be Afraid of the Upgrade

          Messaging Platforms receive updates at a fast-paced tempo, as vendors try to provide you with the latest, most innovative features. Unfortunately, that can create challenges for organizations that don’t have a solid upgrade strategy in place. Currently, Microsoft only supports two versions of their messaging platform. At some point in time, you will need to upgrade—or risk paying huge fees for custom support agreements. For some organizations, a migration might involve moving from one version of Exchange to another. Other organizations might need to migrate from a competing product, such as Lotus Notes. Regardless of your situation, you will most likely face a messaging migration challenge in the near future—driven by licensing complexity, resource constraints, limited expertise, and demands to keep operations running without interruption. No matter what your upgrade needs are, we are here to help.

          Plan Your Next Step Now to Maximize Productivity

          How long can you postpone an upgrade? Not very long if you want to keep employees productive, your data secure, and your organization on par with industry peers. Operating a supported version of Exchange is ideal for organization-wide productivity—and critical for overall security. A supported platform delivers the sophisticated technologies to protect your data privacy and reduce your security risks, and ensures you have contemporary toolsets that integrate with the latest versions of your other software products.

          The good news is that a little planning up front can help you reap big rewards later on. Dovetailing security into your productivity solutions will enable you to bring anything to the network—including smartphones, notebooks, desktops, or tablets—enabling productivity from anywhere. These enhancements require investment, but the productivity dividends for your teams are huge.

          Upgrade Options Built Around Your Needs

          Our team is ready to help you migrate to your next messaging platform, with a suite of professional services designed to fit your specific needs. Regardless of your organization size or industry, our experts will listen to your challenges and strategic goals, scope out your requirements, and then map out a plan to upgrade your environment. We start with an engagement to analyze your environment, and then give you a report to determine the best go-forward approach.

          We also offer a set of simple, easy-to-consume packaged services to help you reach your goals. Our packaged services have a predefined scope to take a certain number of users (250 users or fewer) from an older version to a newer version. This solution is ideal for smaller organizations, and also presents an attractive option for proof of concepts for larger government organizations and enterprises.

          Expertise and Experience You Can Rely On

          It can take some organizations months to complete a migration. With our help, your migration can be completed in weeks. Our team has extensive experience performing migrations, and we understand how to pass the benefits of that experience on to you. Our experts perform knowledge transfer for your staff, so that when we do engage your resources, we only require a minimal amount of their time. Take the burden off your team with access to our in-house experts, who provide valuable skills throughout the engagement—including project management capabilities to ensure a seamless project from start to finish. We can even augment your staff after the deployment to help your team manage Exchange accounts, reset passwords, and more. Packages can be designed to take your team all the way from licensing analysis to ongoing support for any period of time.

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          Services for Every Size Organization, Workplace, and Team

          Our Software Practice takes a multi-phased approach to solutions development. We start off with our Microsoft Licensing Optimization (MLO) Service, which is designed to help you reduce licensing costs and complexity. Then, we can analyze your infrastructure. Our experts start with a scoping call to understand your environment, and follow up with assessments or services in key areas, including our Windows Server Assessment, Active Directory Assessment, and Exchange Assessment. After a thorough analysis, our team provides a detailed report that outlines any potential issues and provides recommendations to remedy them effectively and efficiently.

          Contact Us Today - For more informations, please complete this Information Request Form or contact an Account Manager at 1.800.800.0019

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