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Stephen J. Bigelow, Senior Technology Writer Published: 12 Oct 2012

Any IT professional will tell you that change is complicated, time consuming and difficult -- especially when it involves an enterprise-wide server migration project. When it's time to update a core business application like an email server, those adjustments can be more than a little frightening. But change can also be a positive force and a way to improve efficiency, support more users, add capabilities and even save money. TechTarget heard from more than 550 IT professionals from small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) worldwide about their Exchange Server 2007 migration projects and progress. Of those 550 admins, nearly 73% migrated or are migrating from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2007, 7.6% made the move from Exchange 2000 Server and just fewer than 3% upgraded from Exchange 5.5. Figure 1. Email platforms in use before migrating to Exchange Server 2007 "The migration from [Exchange] 2000 to 2003 was easy compared to the more difficult transition of Active Directory and Exchange 2000 from Exchange 5.5," said Lee Benjamin, adviser with ExchangeGuy ... Access >>>

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