How to migrate from Exchange 2003 directly to Exchange 2013 (video transcription)

If you’re tasked with upgrading your Exchange 2003 to the 2013 edition, and with moving your company’s mailboxes (email, calendars, tasks, contacts, journal and notes) and Public Folders to the new platform, you probably already know this cannot be done directly. Since coexistence between Exchange 2003 and Exchange 2013 is not supported, the only way to perform the migration natively is  by first conducting an interim migration to Exchange 2010 (or 2007) and then proceeding to migrate to Exchange 2013. This process is not only complex and time-consuming, it also requires you to deploy and configure additional hardware and software.

We’ve just published a video instruction on how to perform a direct mailbox cross-forest migration from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2013 with or without trust relationships between primary domains, using CodeTwo Exchange Migration.

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