Migrating to Office 365™

The challenges of migrating to Office 365.

Migrating to Office 365 with Mimecast.

Mimecast delivers comprehensive email solutions in a fully-integrated subscription service, reducing the risk, complexity and cost1 of managing and protecting email data. Mimecast simplifies email management by centralizing control and enabling administrators to manage security, archiving and continuity policies from a single administrative console.

1 "The Total Economic Impact Of Mimecast's Unified Email Management (UEM) Solution" – Forrester Research, April 2013, P. 3-4

Migrate to Office 365 with Mimecast.

Mimecast offers a cloud platform with a rich set of subscription-based services for email management, enabling enterprises to minimize the cost1, complexity and risk of protecting and archiving email. As you migrate to Office 365, Mimecast can mitigate single vendor exposure with an all-in-one solution that eliminates the need to manage an array of disjointed point solutions from multiple vendors.

Mimecast services address critical areas of concern as you migrate to Office 365, including:

  • Data integrity - Mimecast Enterprise Information Archiving provides a highly secure cloud archive for perpetual storage of email, files and Lync IM conversations. Mimecast Office 365 archiving options provide an independent, immutable and verifiable backup of email data to guard against data loss and corruption, letting you migrate to Office 365 with confidence.
  • Business continuity - Mimecast mailbox continuity limits the risk of potential service outages when you migrate to Office 365. Mimecast lets employees use any device from any location for uninterrupted access to live and historic email and attachments.
  • Security - Mimecast provides broad spectrum security to ensure optimum coverage and protection against advanced threats like spear-phishing to more routine threats like viruses, malware and spam.

1 "The Total Economic Impact Of Mimecast's Unified Email Management (UEM) Solution" – Forrester Research, April 2013, P. 3-4

Mimecast services for migrating to Office 365.

Mimecast services for migrating to Office 365 include:

  • Email security services that offers multi-layer defenses and continually updated threat intelligence to protect email data at rest and in transition from advanced threats as well as malware, spam and viruses. Mimecast also provides data leak prevention, secure messaging services and tools for securely sending large files.
  • Email continuity services that provide uninterrupted access to live email and legacy email archives when mail systems are unavailable due to planned downtime, unexpected outages or an Office 365 email migration. Users can access email on any device, from anywhere, using familiar tools as well as web and mobile applications.
  • Email archiving services that provide secure, perpetual retention of email in the cloud, enabling users to quickly search and access content in the Office365 archive within seconds. Mimecast improves security by using multiple data centers to store three encrypted copies of each message, ensuring data integrity when migrating to Office 365. Mimecast archiving also provides comprehensive support for litigation, e-discovery and compliance needs.
  • An Office 365 email migration tool for quickly and easily moving legacy archives to Mimecast prior to migrating office 365, creating a single repository for current and historical email and eliminating the cost2 and complexity of managing multiple email stores.

Learn more about migrating to Office 365 with help from Mimecast, and about the advantages of Mimecast as a Postini replacement.

2 Forrester report. P. 3-4