[ngw] Consulting needed - Migration from GroupWise

Gert gert at gwcheck.com
Wed Sep 19 11:35:57 UTC 2012


Oh well,

The world has just disappeared,
The globe has gone up in smoke,
Logging in to GW,
Has put me in a queue,
For that it's true what i've feared,
No mail today, it's not a joke.

Gert

On Tuesday, September 18, 2012, Danita Z. wrote:

> I also have no problem with us discussing it here on this list.  I too
> would probably rather see someone in our group do the work for Jeff if
> possible than to give it to a third-party.
>
> --
> Danita Z.
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>
>
> On Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 3:13 PM, Matt Ray wrote:
>
> > Yeah, I don't have an issue with you asking out here about this. We've
> been your support group for years, why not now? :-) I wish I had more
> exchange migration experience to help, but I don't. Best of luck finding
> someone for this.
> > Matt
> >
> > > > > "Jeffrey Sessler" <Jeff at ScrippsCollege.edu> 9/18/2012 1:31 PM >>>
> > Gert,
> >
> > I asked here since I'm a long term member of the list, a long tern
> GroupWise customer/user (20 years), and as expert GroupWise people are
> becoming rarer, this seemed like the most appropriate place to find what I
> needed. We seem to be able to discuss the ups and downs of GroupWise, the
> loss of customers, etc. yet somehow you think it's wrong for someone to ask
> about migration?
> >
> > Out of respect for Dean and his team, I'm not going to discuss the
> reality of GroupWise is Higher Education. I will say this, Dean and I have
> had a lot of productive talks, I have a better understanding of where they
> are with the product, but the stars are simply not aligning.
> >
> > Again - There are talented people on this list, and more specifically,
> people who make their living supporting GroupWise. I for one would rather
> support one of these people who have supported me over the years, even if
> it is for a one-time migration effort.
> >
> > best,
> > Jeff
> >
> >
> > > > > On Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 11:50 AM, in message <
> CAPOFyCq8T8f3-8NebUxbzOGyMPY+dJa404wTyB3zAtuBzVKPYA at mail.gmail.com>, Gert
> <gert at gwcheck.com> wrote:
> >
> > Same here. No chance.
> >
> > I even dont want to know Office365, Google apps perhaps, since I am a fan
> > of GMail, as the 1st cloud mail package years ago even. Not that I am
> being
> > asked or not, just that my groove stays with GroupWise and its community.
> > Hence the new website, presence at GWAVACon EMEA, new utils, and 10 years
> > of GWCheck.com, coming to an online event in november.
> >
> > I find it tricky that you dare to ask for such a service in this NGW
> List,
> > cause it means you think more people are moving or being moved. The NGW
> > List is a pure and hundred percent or let's say GroupWIse365, even 366,
> or
> > in FTP terms: GroupWise777. I think anyone moving to Exchange is not
> going
> > to ask here how to do it.
> >
> > I understand the need for this yet would appreciate if no more of this
> > requests would be posted in the NGW List. I am not sure if others feel
> the
> > same, yet let's keep the NGW a GW List. How to run GW, not break it down.
> > The fun of administrating a messaging product can go wider, yet I am
> > willing to start a list for that. Seperate from this one. CMC List, the
> > cross messaging and collaboration list. Independent of the system, hence
> > all products and all solutions.
> >
> > Let me know if there is people herer that will become member of such a
> > list. CMC?
> >
> > Gert
> >
> > GWCheck.com
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 8:14 PM, Danita Zanre <dzanre.ngwlist at gmail.com
> >wrote:
> >
> > > I'll just take this opportunity to say "not me". I'm not planning on
> > > learning any "new tricks" for migrating away from GroupWise. The only
> > > real thing I have to offer in this arena is accidental, and that's the
> > > DocRevue program that exports GW DMS for migration into another DMS.
> Part
> > > of my decision to not become a "migration expert" is that it would
> make me
> > > cry! Another part is that I'm reaching an age where I'm starting to
> think
> > > about the world "after IT" (I know - is there such a thing) and
> learning
> > > migration techniques is not something I'm interested in.
> > >
> > > Just FYI - because I DO get asked this question from time to time.
> > >
> > > Danita Zanre
> > > I love my job and you can too!
> > > http://www.moveoutoftheoffice.com/numis.html
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On 9/18/12 12:06 PM, "Jeffrey Sessler" <Jeff at ScrippsCollege.edu>
> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hey all,
> > > >
> > > > The decision has been mad


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