Escaping Vendor Lock-in: Life After Microsoft Exchange

Migration Problem Statement

A messaging migration project involves many activities, spanning management, technical, and methodological issues. Figure 6 illustrates the high-level view and overall direction of your migration project.

Figure 6 Initial State of the Migration Project

This diagram shows the direction of your migration project.

Understanding the importance of the migration problem, Sun has developed specific steps (phases) for a migration project to drive a platform from a certain source groupware to Sun Java System Communications Services. This entails understanding:

The migration project relies on information extraction tools which support some of the steps: