This guide details the best practices to follow when migrating from Microsoft Exchange 2003 to Microsoft Exchange 2010. The guidelines provided explain how to prepare the existing infrastructure for the process, what safeguards should be employed before migration begins, and how to perform the actual migration.

By documenting the rationale and business principles underlying your migration, carefully recording the details of the current deployment, and identifying the risks involved in migration, you’ll establish a solid framework for performing a successful transition to Exchange 2010. You’ll also learn how deploying Mimecast prior to your migration can effectively ensure a smooth and trouble-free migration and simultaneously minimize the risks to your business.