Tools for Moving to a Microsoft Collaboration Platform

Blogs about the tools and solutions used in moving to a Microsoft collaboration platform.

March, 2006

  • 'Best if used by' coexistence...

    Last week I had an interesting discussion based on some questions raised in customer roundtable about mail coexistence. Basically they were wondering if there was some design points around duration of a co-existence (Sort of a ‘Best-if-used-by’ idea)...
  • Upcoming webcast on Exchange coexistence and migrations

    Just taking some time out for a shameless plug for my upcoming webcast on Wednesday about the new tools we released last December for Exchange coexistence and Migration. You can go here: ( http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID...
  • Friday FAQs

    Using the latest version of the connector it looks like bullets and numbering will disappear while sending from Notes to Exchange using a Lotus Notes 6.x client. Is this a known issue? When transferring messages between Microsoft® Exchange Server...
  • NTSPXGEN issue

    Hello again, it’s Lou. I wanted to take the time to inform you of an update you should perform on your Exchange server(s) which host the Recipient Update Services. This link, http://support.microsoft.com/kb/913676/en-us , explains that the NTSPXGen...
  • Who is Lou Mandich?

    Hello, my name is Lou Mandich. I joined Todd Wanke’s team on March 13, 2006 as a Program Manager. My focus is directory and mail coexistence and migration assistance. My primary responsibility is working with Scott Andersen and Karl Sand on the SWOT team...
  • Application Analyzer 2006 usage report

    Since Application Analyzer 2006 (AA06) was released, we received some comments on Database usage report generated by AA06 that we want to address in this blog. Current design of AA06 collects two properties from DB: “DATAMOD” and “NONDATAMOD” and use...
  • Customizing Application Analyzer 2006 for Lotus Domino

    A really cool feature of Application Analyzer 2006 for Lotus Domino (heretofor referred to as AA06) is the ability to customize the XML file that the tool uses for determining the databases & directories that are excluded from the scan, the quadrants...
  • Interesting Article from the MS WSS Blog

    I saw this on the Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services blog and thought it would be interesting for our readers as well. WSS platform momentum and templates Today, we released information about Windows SharePoint Services momentum in the marketplace...
  • What is Dogfood?

    Today I would like to talk about the technique we call dogfooding & how we used it to improve our latest Messaging & Directory Coexistence & Migration Products. "Eating our own dogfood," or “dogfooding”, here at Microsoft is often referred...
  • Friday FAQs - St. Patricks Edition

    Does the Exchange Migration Wizard 2005 for Lotus Notes support the migration of local Lotus Notes Mail Archive Databases? The MigWiz does not support migrating local Notes mail archive databases currently. You have two options in this scenario: ...
  • Where are the Notes Apps?

    Where do the majority of apps fall that you see in your quadrant framework? The question nearly every Enterprise customer asks me during my speaking engagements & executive briefings. They say: "The tools look good, the framework is good, the process...
  • SWOT Team - What is it?

    Hi again! In my first Blog I talked about the SWOT team that we’ve started in the IW/Exchange product groups here at Microsoft. IW, just to remove the acronym stands for Information Worker. SWOT which stands for Strength, Weakness, Opportunity and...
  • Friday FAQs

    Every Friday, we're going to post some questions we receive from folks running our tools, along with our responses. Enjoy! - Amy I have the following questions from a partner on migration from Notes to Exchange Server 2003. I wonder if the migration...
  • Kahren Allakhverdyan, Software Development Engineer in Test.

    Hello everyone. I am Kahren Allakhverdyan and I am in charge of Software Testing on Todd Wanke's team. I joined Microsoft eight years ago and have been with the Exchange team since. During this time I have been working on almost all messaging migration...
  • App Analysis Process: Phase 2

    Posting by Karl Sand , Program Manger on the Notes Compete Team (field SWOT resource). Hey, it’s Karl. I just posted my personal Bio blog a little while ago so I thought I’d let you know what I’ve been up to as a field resource for this group. The...
  • Karl Sand, Program Manager

    Hello All! My name is Karl Sand and I am a new PM on Todd Wanke’s team at Microsoft. I joined the team in October 2005 after spending 2 years in the Professional Services organization at Groove. Prior to that I worked for Lotus Consulting (a.k.a...
  • MSDE/SQL Requirement for Application Analyzer 2006

    Microsoft Application Analyzer 2006 for Lotus Domino requires MSDE Release A to create reports. This is a free download available here . MSDE has a 2GB report limitation. When performing an analysis, you have the option to append the results to an existing...
  • Application Analyzer 2006 Q&A Space

    With the release of Microsoft's Application Analyzer 2006 today, we wanted to make sure there is a single discussion forum for you to post any questions or give us feedback. Along with the tool, we also posted information on our Quadrant Framework...
  • Introduction to Application Analyzer 2006 for Lotus Domino

    Application Analyzer 2006 for Lotus Domino was released today (click here for the download and the accompanying white paper) and as a member of the team that worked on this tool, I’d like to take a little time to explain what the tool does and provide...