Now that we have started the process of provisioning your servers, we also need to start thinking about the migration process and the areas you need to also consider. At a high level, there a few areas we should prioritize. These areas include:
Bandwidth evaluations (user connectivity and migration traffic)
Using Public Folders
Communicating and training
While planning your migration to Office 365, bandwidth is an area that cannot be overlooked. Most organizations planning to move to Office 365, likely host their messaging infrastructure internally. This means, you likely to have not prepared your primary egress points for the traffic you are going to send over it. Much of your traffic may be internal or traversing over separate WAN links. When you move your users to Office 365, those users will now leverage the egress points you have in place for internet traffic.
There are two areas in which you need to be preparing your bandwidth for. Those...