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Microsoft Office 365: Exchange Online Implementation and Migration by Loryan Strant, David Greve

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Chapter 5. Preparing for a Simple Migration

So far in this book, we have prepared you for purchasing and beginning to use Office 365. However, a key factor yet to be completed is migrating mailbox content from your existing mail system.

In this chapter, we will discuss the various options available for performing a migration to Exchange Online and what needs to be done to prepare your environment for migration. We'll cover the following topics:

  • Overview of a simple migration
  • Available migration options
  • Differences between source platforms
  • The migration process
  • Getting ready

A simple migration

When an organization looks to migrate mail in a single direction to Exchange Online, it is called a simple migration due to the fact that it is one way.

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