Microsoft Migration Open Forum IT Services February 8, 2007
Agenda <ul><li>Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Reasons for Migration from Novell </li></ul><ul><li>Windows Vista and Office 200...
Overview <ul><li>Novell controls access to I, J drives and e-mail (Groupwise) </li></ul><ul><li>Most changes occur at the ...
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<ul><li>Novell </li></ul><ul><li>Groupwise 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Groupwise Server </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft </li></ul><ul>...
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Overview <ul><li>Steps to Microsoft Migration </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Campus Agreement </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminate uns...
Reasons for Migration <ul><li>Increased support and training resources </li></ul><ul><li>Increased interoperability with d...
Reasons for Migration <ul><li>Better desktop security </li></ul><ul><li>“ Market leader” philosophy for major IT purchases...
Windows Vista <ul><li>Most campus computers cannot handle Vista’s hardware requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Very few busines...
Office 2007 <ul><li>Currently being tested by IT </li></ul><ul><li>Campus is fully licensed for 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Som...
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The following presentation contains general information presented in our 1st user forum for the CIU Microsoft Migration project. If you have any questions, please contact Tirrell Howell, IT User Support Manager, at thowell@ciu.edu or ext. 5191. Thank you!

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    1. 1. Microsoft Migration Open Forum IT Services February 8, 2007
    2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Reasons for Migration from Novell </li></ul><ul><li>Windows Vista and Office 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Questions and Answers </li></ul>Microsoft Migration
    3. 3. Overview <ul><li>Novell controls access to I, J drives and e-mail (Groupwise) </li></ul><ul><li>Most changes occur at the server level (you won’t see a difference) </li></ul><ul><li>The primary difference: e-mail </li></ul>Microsoft Migration
    4. 4. Overview Microsoft Migration
    5. 5. <ul><li>Novell </li></ul><ul><li>Groupwise 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Groupwise Server </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft </li></ul><ul><li>Outlook 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Exchange Server </li></ul>Microsoft Migration All of the major system features that were available in Groupwise can be found in Outlook/Exchange
    6. 6. Microsoft Migration
    7. 7. Overview <ul><li>Steps to Microsoft Migration </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Campus Agreement </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminate unsupported versions of Windows (Windows 98, Windows XP Home) from the campus network </li></ul><ul><li>Move I, J drives to Windows servers </li></ul><ul><li>Move e-mail from Groupwise to Exchange </li></ul>Microsoft Migration
    8. 8. Reasons for Migration <ul><li>Increased support and training resources </li></ul><ul><li>Increased interoperability with desktop operating system </li></ul><ul><li>Software licensing advantages through MS Campus Agreement </li></ul><ul><li>Increased support for Windows Mobile devices </li></ul>Microsoft Migration
    9. 9. Reasons for Migration <ul><li>Better desktop security </li></ul><ul><li>“ Market leader” philosophy for major IT purchases </li></ul><ul><li>Improved integration with BLS IT systems </li></ul><ul><li>Easier network management with a single system for desktop/network </li></ul><ul><li>Required for migration to Jenzabar EX </li></ul>Microsoft Migration
    10. 10. Windows Vista <ul><li>Most campus computers cannot handle Vista’s hardware requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Very few business advantages (most new features are for home use) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Wait for Service Pack 1” policy </li></ul><ul><li>Wait for migration to complete </li></ul>Microsoft Migration
    11. 11. Office 2007 <ul><li>Currently being tested by IT </li></ul><ul><li>Campus is fully licensed for 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Some hardware may not be compatible </li></ul><ul><li>Completely new interface </li></ul><ul><li>File compatibility issues with older Office versions </li></ul><ul><li>IT will send notification by end of month </li></ul>Microsoft Migration
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    14. 14. Questions and Answers Microsoft Migration
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