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Download the Sumatra Double-Booking cmdlet

You can download the Sumatra Double-Booking cmdlet for Exchange / Office 365 in a .ZIP file from here .  The ZIP file also includes the docu...

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

On-Prem #MSExchange to #Office365 Full-State Calendar Migration: Looking for testers!

Folks, we're looking for beta testers for our full-state Exchange to Office 365 (and vice-versa!) calendar migration.

We've got it all there: live guest lists, re-created responses, meetings being actual functional meetings when it's all done.  But we always find the real world is a lot better place to test things out than our labs (however good we've gotten at anticipating problems).

Interested?  Want to discuss for informed consent?  Contact us

Monday, November 17, 2014

#Oracle Calendar Server to #MSExchange migration option comparison matrix

Because you asked for it -- a comparison matrix of Oracle Calendar Server to Exchange calendar options.

FREE
Flat
Partial
Full
Description
Inserts
 ICS export as-is
FREE
Generates Recurring meetings. Add guests to agendas
FLAT
Generates Recurring meetings. Add guests to meetings & sends out proposals
PARTIAL
Full state for all accounts
FULL-STATE
Migrate Selected Accounts in phases or batches
ü
ü
ü
Big bang
Re-Map legacy accounts to Exchange Addresses
   û
û
ü
   ü
Adds Appointments, All Day Events
ü
ü
ü
ü
Merge individual occurrences into recurring item
û
ü 
    ü
ü
Guests added to Current Meetings
û
ü (added to agenda)
ü (added to item)
ü (added to item)
Proposes Current Meetings
   û
   û
ü (optional, tagged)
ü
Adds meetings you attend
ü(as appointment)
  ü(as appointment)
ü (as tentative item)
ü
Responds to Meeting Requests
  û
   û
   û
   ü
Archives Historic (Completed) Meetings
  û
   ü
   ü
   ü
Re-Books Resources for Meetings
û
û
ü
   ü
No Server-Side Install
ü
ü
ü
ü
Migrate to Exchange 2013/Office 365
ü
ü
ü
ü
Email – use imapsync
ü
ü
ü
ü
Uses which OCS Export?
Via UNIICAL
ICS
ICS
ICS
ICS
UNDO (back out strategy!)
ü
ü
ü
ü

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Exchange On-premises to Office 365 calendar Migrations

One of our long time friends of Sumatra is considering an on-premises Exchange to Office 365 migration and has determined that the lack of a full-state calendar migration is a problem.  All meetings come over as appointments without guest lists or they come in through the long, tedious PST method and there is no way to easily re-map the addresses.

Not that we predicted this coming issue a few years ago or anything.

So the short answer is: yes, we can handle this, keeping the meetings and guest responses live.

Anyone else out there looking to be an early informed consent test subject?