Since release of exchange 2010 SP2 many providers and tech geeks started upgrades and migrations from 3rd party solutions earlier Exchange versions to SP2. Different guides and community discussion are present to help you migrate to Exchange2010 SP2. Following are two scenarios for migration to SP:
- – From HMC + Control Panel → Exchange 2010 SP2 + Control Panel
- – From Exchange 2007/2010/ 2010 SP1 + Control Panel → Exchange 2010 SP2 + Control Panel
If you are having Hosted Messaging and Collaboration (HMC) deployment with or without control panel for management than it is right time to migrate to Exchange 2010 SP2. You can use your 3rd party control panel for exchange management or choose MachPanel that supports Exchange 2010 SP2 to stay ahead in the competition and offering hosted Exchange 2010 SP2 to your customers. However, for migration from HMC to Exchange 2010 SP2 you may consult with our Microsoft certified experts equipped with necessary tools and technology for upgrade and migration. Alternatively, you can do it yourself by following Microsoft’s HMC migration guidelines but you may come across the following concerns to address before you could migrate:
- – Platform architecture and design
- – Cost and performance estimation and optimization
- – High availability, security and scalability
And, during the transition you will have to ensure minimum downtime and customer impact. You may also have to consider co-existence for smooth transition and transparency at client end.
On the other hand, if you are planning to upgrade from earlier versions of Exchange like 2007, 2010 and 2010 SP1 than you can use Exchange 2010 SP2 migration toolkit that does it all for you. At MachSol, you can have different valued services from Microsoft certified professionals and turnkey solutions with comprehensive customer support ensuring transparent migration process and minimal downtime and co-existence of your Exchange deployment.
Please feel free to download our migration toolkits.