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PST to Office 365 Migration for an Educational Institute

14 APR 2020

The Client

The client is an Educational Institute, an ACCA approved learning partner that provides training for international professional accounting programs like ACCA, CMA USA, IFRS, etc. The client, with a record of coaching hundreds of students every year, not only provides coaching to students but also trains corporate teams from highly reputed and recognized corporate firms.

The Need

The client had several problems associated with their on-premises mailboxes and PSTs as they were stored locally and not in a centralized location. And, as businesses across the globe are rapidly moving to the cloud, it no longer made sense to the client to stay with the traditional on-premises technologies hence; they decided to migrate emails to Office 365.

The client chose Star Knowledge for Office 365 migration services to help them migrate on-premises PSTs to the cloud. Our team of Office 365 consultants assessed the on-premises mailbox environment and determined the below needs:

  • Setup Office 365 environment
  • Update DNS records
  • Migrate all shared PST files to O365 and create a new mailbox by assigning new licenses

The Challenge

When someone is trying to move to Office 365, one of the biggest challenges faced is importing PST to office 365. Similarly, for us, the migration was a challenge as PSTs were difficult to locate and we had to collect them into a single database. Also, migrating PST to Office 365 involved an increased possibility of data loss. The Office 365 migration experts at Star Knowledge had to carry out a smooth migration ensuring there was no data loss.

The Solution

With extensive experience in comprehensive Office 365 consulting services and PST migration projects, the O365 migration specialists at Star Knowledge smoothly carried out the migration following the below process:

Decommissioned on-premises domain connection and route all mails connection to O365

Benefits obtained

  • Data in a centralized location
  • Users can collaborate and access files from anywhere
  • Security and compliance
  • Office 365 brought a modern, flexible way of working


Have a similar case? Star Knowledge smoothly executes large to complex PST migration / Office 365 migration projects and delivers scalable cloud solutions. Get in touch with our Office 365 consultants to discuss your business need.

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