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Salesforce is the leading cloud-based CRM software solution that has grown to become the platform of choice for various IT organizations. I have been working with Salesforce for over a decade now, and in all of my Salesforce adventures, I’ve never contributed to a project that did not involve some form of data migration. Now, say you have a medium to large organization, then the data migration becomes a quarterly thing that you just cannot get…

At some point, every enterprise must move their documents from one ECM or system to another. Businesses get acquired, organizations move, and enterprises outgrow the processes that once sustained them. Eventually, the content your enterprise generates will outpace the resources at your disposal—if it hasn’t already—leaving you with a slew of documents that no one can find, extract value from, or even open. Before you can even think about moving your content, you must first…

The Trump administration’s new “Cloud Smart” strategy encourages federal agencies to continue moving data to the cloud. The strategy also notes that data migration planning is an essential element of such moves. “Cloud technology adoption requires that agencies prioritize migration planning, sustainment, and organizational maturity in order to realize the full benefit of these services,” the strategy states.  Yet for data migrations to be successful, agency IT teams need to rigorously plan out such migrations, consider their…

Data migration is the process of transferring data from a source system to a target system. It is a core task for any data storage professional. Data migration is important because it is a necessary component to upgrading or consolidating server and storage hardware, or adding data-intensive applications like databases, data warehouses, and data lakes, and large-scale virtualization projects. Data migration may also occur within systems built on HDD or SDD, or between in-house systems and cloud storage. Types of Data…

Big data is what drives most modern businesses, and big data never sleeps. That means data integration and data migration need to be well-established, seamless processes — whether data is migrating from inputs to a data lake, from one repository to another, from a data warehouse to a data mart, or in or through the cloud. Without a competent data migration plan, businesses can run over budget, end up with overwhelming data processes, or find…

Whether you intend to upgrade the server or you are looking for options for replacing them, data migration plans are useful in streamlining the process. It is also useful in relocating to the data center, conduction of server maintenance. The data migration plan is recognized to be the initial step of the data migration plan. It is useful in preparing, selecting, transforming, extracting and transferring the data of the correct quality and form. Migration of…