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ALSO CALLED: Migrating Software, Adaptive Maintenance, File Migration, Application Migration
DEFINITION: In information technology, migration is the process of moving from the use of one operating environment to another operating environment that is, in most cases, is thought to be a better one. For example, moving from Windows NT Server to Windows 2000 Server would usually be considered a migration because it involves making sure that new features are exploited, old settings do not require changing,  … 
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Migrating to Windows 7? Technology Points to Consider
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how endpoint management and related technologies can be used to streamline the migration process and discusses the role that Novell plays in this increasingly important market.
Posted: 18 Nov 2010 | Published: 22 Sep 2010

Novell, Inc.

Windows 7 and Desktop Lockdown with Privilege Management
sponsored by Viewfinity
WHITE PAPER: With the Windows XP sunset date fast approaching, plans for Windows 7 migrations are in full swing. This has prompted most organizations to re-assess their approach to PC lockdown.  Viewfinity Privilege Management allows IT professionals to provide granular, multi-level user permission control for least privilege environments.
Posted: 04 Nov 2010 | Published: 03 Nov 2010

Viewfinity

Seven Keys to Making or Breaking Your Exchange Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Exchange Server 2007 changed the way your communications infrastructure operated forever, delivering a potent and powerful e-mail engine. And with Exchange Server 2010, Microsoft’s upped the ante, delivering a more powerful feature set and functionality. But does all of this mean bigger management headaches?
Posted: 03 Nov 2010 | Published: 03 Nov 2010

Dell Software

Effectively virtualize mission-critical applications by building the right infrastructure
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As the gold standard in data center virtualization technologies, VMware® provides a broad portfolio of capabilities that organizations can leverage to maximize the value, efficiency, and effectiveness of their virtualization initiatives. This white paper discusses the best way to virtualize mission-critical applications with VMware technology.
Posted: 02 Nov 2010 | Published: 01 Nov 2010

VMware, Inc.

Intelligent Workload Management: Opportunities and Challenges
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses why virtualization and cloud initiatives are putting so much pressure on workload management and security requirements and describes how emerging intelligent workload management approaches can potentially streamline operations.
Posted: 21 Oct 2010 | Published: 21 Oct 2010

Novell, Inc.

Cost-Planning for a Windows 7 Migration
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: When you're planning an upgrade to Windows 7, one major factor is budget planning. This tech brief will discuss the three main - and sometimes overlooked - budget considerations every company should keep in mind: Hardware costs, application compatibility assurance, and deployment costs.
Posted: 13 Oct 2010 | Published: 13 Oct 2010

Dell and Microsoft

Seven Steps for a Successful GroupWise Migration to Exchange 2010 and BPO
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: In this new white paper by Quest Software, learn seven steps for a seamless migration from GroupWise to Exchange 2010. Discover Exchange 2010’s key features, and read about the challenges you face when planning your migration.
Posted: 16 Sep 2010 | Published: 15 Sep 2010

Dell Software

Windows 7: Tips and Best Practices for Simplified Migration
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7
WHITE PAPER: Migration to Windows 7 is a future reality for most. Regardless of the starting point, a migration to Windows 7 is a path that holds as many questions and challenges as it does potential rewards. Planning now can ensure a smooth transition in 2010.
Posted: 13 Sep 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2009

Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7

Cost-Planning for a Windows 7 Migration
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: When you’re planning an upgrade to Windows 7, one major factor is budget planning. This tech brief will discuss the three main - and sometimes overlooked - budget considerations every company should keep in mind.
Posted: 19 Aug 2010 | Published: 19 Aug 2010

Dell, Inc. and Microsoft

MIPS Core PSP
sponsored by CriticalBlue
WHITE PAPER: This application note provides a detailed tutorial of how to use the features of the MIPS Core PSP within Prism. End users who are either considering migrating existing software applications onto the 34K or 1004K core, or who already use those cores but wish to optimize their operation are the target audience for this paper.
Posted: 19 Aug 2010 | Published: 17 Jun 2010

CriticalBlue

Leveraging a Dynamic Application Infrastructure for Effective Private Cloud Computing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM WebSphere CloudBurst Appliance is a private cloud appliance that improves the speed and efficiency of the collaborative application life-cycle management process. Beyond the cost efficiency benefits, the goal of using this appliance is to speed up development and testing cycles and improve the quality of the application. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 02 Aug 2010 | Published: 19 Feb 2010

IBM

Migrating from Netware to Active Directory
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: In this new Quest Software white paper, get the facts on a safe and secure migration from NetWare. Learn the reasons why now really is the best time to put a migration plan together, and discover how automated migration tools make the job easy, accurate and fast. Read this valuable white paper today.
Posted: 01 Jul 2010 | Published: 01 Jul 2010

Dell Software

How to Migrate to Oracle 11g with Minimal Downtime
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Upgrading databases isn’t easy – in fact, performing a successful upgrade while minimizing downtime is especially difficult! Eliminate upgrade failures while reducing workflow delays – and save yourself the headaches of upgrading databases. Read this white paper today.
Posted: 01 Jul 2010 | Published: 01 Jul 2010

Dell Software

Business Case: Migration Manager for eRoom
sponsored by Metalogix
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides an executive-level framework for understanding the costs and savings for an organization that wishes to decommission eRoom and standardize on Microsoft SharePoint using Metalogix Migration Manager for eRoom.
Posted: 28 Apr 2010 | Published: 28 Apr 2010

Metalogix

Operating System Migration - The 5 Essential Steps
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: Throughout this white paper you will learn in five easy steps how the traditional challenges of migrating from one operating system to another can become a thing of the past by using a user workspace management solution.
Posted: 19 Feb 2010 | Published: 19 Feb 2010

RES Software

Evaluation Guide for SharePoint Server 2010
sponsored by Microsoft Corporation India Pvt Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This evaluation guide is designed to help IT pros gain sufficient knowledge and understanding to evaluate Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010. This guide describes some of the most compelling improvements and new additions to the SharePoint Server 2010 platform for IT pros.
Posted: 04 Dec 2009 | Published: 04 Dec 2009

Microsoft Corporation India Pvt Ltd

Plan Now for Licensing Windows 7
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This Forrester Research paper will show you how analyzing your options for upgrading to Windows 7 can save you down the road. One of the first steps IT managers should take is to determine their firm's Windows 7 licensing strategy and how it fits into their broader Microsoft relationship.
Posted: 23 Oct 2009 | Published: 22 Jul 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Migrate From Unix To Linux In Six Steps
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: CIOs are increasingly aware that the Linux® platform offers a low-risk, robust, and value-for-money alternative to traditional UNIX® platforms. This whitepaper will list and describe a simple, six-step process for migrating from UNIX to Linux.
Posted: 10 Aug 2009 | Published: 10 Aug 2009

Red Hat and JBoss

Best Practices for Migrating SAP Environments
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This Sun BluePrints™ article explains the process of moving an SAP environment from one system to another, and describes the resources and services available from Sun to assist users planning a migration.
Posted: 21 Jul 2009 | Published: 22 Jun 2009

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Sun Microsystems How to Migrate from Microsoft Exchange 2000/2003 to Exchange Server 2007
sponsored by Incentra Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This guide documents the process for a typical migration to Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 along with a few critical considerations before the deployment takes place.
Posted: 19 Nov 2008 | Published: 19 Nov 2008

Incentra Solutions

Citrix XenApp 5.0: Preparing for a Successful Migration
sponsored by visionapp
WHITE PAPER: Citrix XenApp 5.0 offers new functionality: with preferential load balancing, preset values can now be applied to both specific users and particular applications.
Posted: 14 Nov 2008 | Published: 14 Nov 2008

visionapp

Best Practices for NT to Active Directory Migration
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This document provides best practices for migration from NT to Active Directory. Note that it is not a substitute for Aelita Domain Migration Wizard's User's Guide and on-line help, which contain detailed information on the tool and its options.
Posted: 01 Apr 2008 | Published: 22 Nov 2005

Dell Software

Vista Migration with Altiris Solutions
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Having a sound migration plan and an integrated, automated solution is important for migration. Read this white paper to get general migration guidelines and learn 10 steps for a smooth and effective Vista Migration.
Posted: 19 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2007

Symantec

Best Practices for Windows Vista Planning, Migration, and Ongoing Management
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: It is vital to ensure PC system and data security during migration to Windows Vista. This white paper highlights considerations that must be addressed over the entire migration process.
Posted: 02 Jul 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Symantec Corporation

Transitioning to Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 on HP ProLiant Servers and HP StorageWorks
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 transitions and migrations are easy to do with the right steps. This white paper reviews Exchange 2007 migrations and highlights some of the benefits the new features can provide.
Posted: 22 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

Hewlett-Packard Company
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SOFTWARE MIGRATION DEFINITION (continued): …  and taking steps to ensure that current applications continue to work in the new environment. Migration could also mean moving from Windows NT to a UNIX-based operating system (or the reverse). Migration can involve moving to new hardware, new software, or both. Migration can be small-scale, such as migrating a single system, or large-scale, involving many systems, new applications, or a redesigned network.One can migrate data from one kind of database to another kind of database. This usually requires converting the data into some common format that can be output from the old database and … 
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