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Email Archives Migrations

"Frankie Projects"

At Cloud Advantage, we also specialize in email archive migrations... any type!

We can convert ANY legacy email archive data into a new format, archive server, Microsoft Exchange, or Office 365. These projects are often completed in a fraction of the time and cost of our competitors due to the revolutionary, home-grown tools we employ.

We categorize these amazing results as our "Frankie Projects"!

The Cloud Advantage Frankie toolset is a packaged set of custom tools and scripts that are custom designed to migrate data from a legacy archive server or servers to a new archive solution of the customer’s choice.

The data is guaranteed to be compliant and the original header data stays intact. It is truly an amazing and progressive engineering process!

Cloud Advantage Frankie Toolset FAQs

The Cloud Advantage Frankie toolset is a packaged set of custom tools and scripts that are custom designed to migrate data from a legacy archive server or servers to a new archive solution of the customer’s choice.

Q. With the Frankie Toolset, what types of legacy email archive data can I migrate from?
A. ANY type of legacy email archive, including EAS, Enterprise Vault, Microsoft Exchange, PST files, Zantaz, OpenText, Domino Notes, IBM FileNet, etc.... any type of archive server including formats .MSG, .EML, .PST, .NSF and others.

Q. What type of new email archive server or solution can I migrate to with the Frankie toolset?
A. ANY type of new email archive server or solution may be used. The ones that were most popular with our customers last year included OpenText Content Server and Archive Server, Symantec Enterprise Vault, Microsoft Exchange Archives.

We LOVE an email archive migration challenge! If you have an unusual type of archive server or email archive configuration, go ahead and try us! So far, we have migrated billions of messages and there has not been any data types that we could not migrate or convert. Please keep in mind that if the data is badly corrupted, we cannot guarantee it will be migrated successfully; however, at the end of the project, you will receive a report of statistics, including messages that could not be migrated due to corruption or problems/abnormalities with the data.

Q. Can the Frankie toolset convert 10-year-old outdated archive server data to a new format and add envelope journaling to messages without modifying the original structure or integrity of the messages?
A. Yes, as a matter of fact, the option to add the envelope journaling is the Frankie toolset’s truly unique feature. It is an option included in the toolset. Some projects require it for some types of email archive servers and compliance purposes, some do not. The choice is yours.

Q. If I’m not sure if the Frankie toolset can convert or migrate my legacy data, can I submit a sample of the data to Cloud Advantage to analyze and convert/migrate?
A. Yes, we would be happy to take a look at your data sample to review or confirm that the Cloud Advantage Frankie toolset can convert or migrate the data. Turnaround time for a response on test data is within 3 business days.

Q. How can I get a data sample to Cloud Advantage?
A. You can send a message to support@cloudadv.com and we will work with you to make arrangements to securely transfer the data. * If there are concerns about confidentiality, please either remove the confidential content or send us an NDA or confidentiality agreement so that the data conversion process is not impacted for your email archive migration project.

Q. Does it cost anything to submit a data sample?
A. No, data sample testing is absolutely free.

Q. Is the Frankie toolset a group of tools that I can purchase from Cloud Advantage?
A. Unfortunately no, because each customer’s environment and email archive migration requests are unique, each project requires careful planning and a professional services agreement.

Q. Is there a limit to how much email archive data the Frankie Toolset can convert?
A. There is no limit. Some previous "Frankie Projects" have been as large as 75 TB and one billion email messages.

Q. Who can I talk to about my project and get help with planning, expectations and a quote?
A. Please send a message to support@cloudadv.com and ask for Frankie.