In order to align with an increased focus on globalization, this leading candy company wanted to migrate its legacy Lotus Notes users to Exchange 2003. The company had 150 locations all using a decentralized region-specific messaging system. Problems with the legacy system included:
Accenture and Avanade worked as a team to migrate and consolidate 10,000 Lotus Notes mailboxes across 150 locations to three consolidated global data center on Microsoft Clustered Exchange 2003. The team completed the entire migration in three months migrating 1,000-1,500 mailboxes per week.
Despite an intense delivery schedule, the team ensured minimal disruption to daily business operations. The end result was a robust Exchange 2003 messaging system with the following benefits: