A new guide to deploying Microsoft Online has been published and is avaiable on the Partner Portal.
The guide covers planning considerations and provides specific deployment guideance and use of the directory synchronization and migration tools. It should go on your list of technical references for BPOS and read before you plan your migration. If you want a training class on the topic, see the technical links blog post to online training that covers these topics in detail.
Bret, can you check the URL? Its broken to me. BTW all of the migration tools I've seen thus far do not address those who are on a pop3 service. When we migrated to BPOS (back in June 2009) I had to develop my own to have some sort of coexistence.
Hello Brett, it appears that you link to the deployment guide is currenlty returning a HTTP 404 error file not found.
ashabbas: you will find more information regarding migrating POP3/IMAP mail boxes on:
Brett has the correct URL on his own blog brettblog.com: www.quickstartonlineservices.com/.../Business%20Productivity%20Online%20Standard%20Suite%20Provisioning%20Guide.zip. Note it requires a partner login.