IBM Lotus Notes Server
Lotus Domino Server is a collaborative program and used by several Business organizations for uninterrupted email services. IBM Domino Server connects Lotus Notes email accounts of an organization with a network. Lotus Notes or Domino Server mailboxes are stored in NSF databases. A Lotus Notes mailbox consists of several email folders such as inbox, sent items, tasks, calendars, contacts and many more. A Lotus notes mailbox looks like this:
Microsoft Office 365 Server (Cloud based environment)
Microsoft Office 365 is a web based Office Suite for users. Office 365 suite is available for different operating systems such as Windows, Mac and Android. Whether you’re an individual user or running a business organization, Office Suite 365 is an ideal productivity suite. It can store business or personal documents, emails and other data on a cloud server and thus reduces administrative expenses of business organizations. Microsoft Office 365 suite includes Outlook Web app that can be used to access emails, contacts, calendars and many more on internet. Individuals can also connect Outlook desktop client with Office 365. Office 365 suite enterprise version allows system administrator to create shared mailboxes for employees:
Key Reasons of Lotus Notes to Office 365 Migration
- NSF database corruption: Lotus Notes databases are saved on a local or networking drive and therefore vulnerable to various corruption threats. On the other hand, Office 365 saves business emails, office documents and other company data on a cloud server and therefore, completely free from corruption threats.
- Growing data storage costs: Many organizations switch into Office 365 environment from Lotus Domino Server due to growing in-house costs of Lotus Notes emails, calendars, tasks and other data.
- Data privacy threats: Business documents, emails and other information of Lotus Domino organizations have high risk of being accessed by internet hackers and malicious persons. Office 365 protects emails and office documents of an organization with 256-bit high security encryption layer and can be accessed only by a registered user using his/her login details.
- Shifting of Company’s office: Organizations who migrate to other locations usually also change their existing emailing infrastructure including email client. Microsoft office 365 saves crucial data of organizations in cloud that can be accessible from anywhere and any place by registered Office 365 users. Thus organizations who switch into Office 365 from Lotus notes environment gets complete freedom of creating vast infrastructure for email storage and maintenance.
Before contemplating Lotus Notes to Office 365 migration, you must decide on moving specific or all Lotus Notes mailboxes of your organization to cloud. You must also backup your Lotus Notes databases before initiating migration process. Manual migration of Lotus Notes databases to Office 365 is not possible. You must take the help of a third party Lotus Notes to Office 365 migration software for moving your Domino Server mailboxes to cloud.
Kernel Office 365 migrator for Lotus Notes quickly move onboard Domino Server data to cloud. It migrate several NSF databases of a Lotus Domino Server to Office 365 in a single attempt. Lotus Notes to Office 365 migration software enables user to save converted Lotus Notes mailbox items in Text, HTML or RTF format. It supports every Lotus Notes and Domino Server version.