Lotus Notes to Outlook Conversion

Migrate Lotus Notes mailboxes and archives to Outlook

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Whether you need to convert 1 mailbox or 100,000 mailboxes, Address Magic Personal and Address Magic Enterprise (AME) provide a complete solution for migrating address books, calendars and email from Lotus Notes to Outlook. AME minimizes deployment costs with administrator mailbox access, high performance conversions and installation-free conversions. AME can convert Lotus Notes data to either an Outlook PST file, an Exchange mailbox, or a combination of the two.

Home and small business users should see Address Magic Personal PLUS to convert Lotus Notes to Outlook.

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The best way to demonstrate the product's capabilities is with a short example. AME is command line based to simplify automation. Wizards are useful for getting started, but aren't a viable solution for migrating thousands of users.

Here's how to convert a user's address book to the Outlook Contacts folder on a client workstation:

C:\> addrload nsf pst

That's it. AME finds all of the files, finds the servers, finds the folders, the Notes ID file, the Outlook profile - it's all automatic.

Now we'll add the commands to convert the Notes archive file to a PST file, then the Domino mailbox and the calendar/tasks to the Exchange mailbox:

C:\> addrload -m nsf Archive.pst
C:\> addrload -mr nsf:server!! pst

The only prerequisites are Outlook and Lotus Notes. AME did not have to be installed or preconfigured to run the above commands.

Our support specialists will work with you during your evaluation to determine if this strategy works best for you, a server-based strategy, or some combination.

Enterprise Features

Exchange Server Administrative Access Supported Open any mailbox with a single administrator password.
Centralized Logging Supported Track the progress of each user and each folder with centralized logging and monitoring.
Create PST files Supported Automatically create pst files and place them in the profile.
Select Notes ID File Supported Switch to any Lotus Notes ID file to allow admin access to Notes mailboxes.
No Installation Supported Can be run from thumb drive or file server with no installation and no "footprint."
No Registration Supported Registration code is automatically applied to each workstation and account.
Non-Interactive Supported Automatic configuration and no dialog boxes allows AME to run with no user involvement.

Address Book Features

Supported Fields Supported Over 70 address book fields are converted to Outlook, including fields such as Birthday and Comments.
SMTP Addresses Supported Notes email addresses are resolved to SMTP addresses before conversion to Outlook.
Distribution Lists Supported Full distribution list support, including one-offs, local members, and public address book members.
iNotes Support Supported Address books can be converted from iNotes nsf files.
PDA Compatibility Supported Contacts in Outlook are formatted to Outlook standards to ensure that synchronization applications will have the correct data to perform PDA synchronization.

Email Features

Market Leading Performance Supported Low-level optimized conversion code provides the highest possible performance. A circa-2007 desktop converted 21MB/minute from NSF to PST and 30MB/minute from NSF to Exchange.
Minimize Output Size Supported Converted messages are half the size of many competitors.
Folder Hierarchy Supported The Lotus Notes folder structure is copied intact, including nested folders.
Rich Text Supported Rich Text messages are correctly converted.
MIME Messages Supported MIME messages are converted directly without first converting them to Rich Text.
Attachments Supported Attachments are converted.
Embedded Images Supported Embedded images are preserved.
Date Conversion Supported Message dates such as sent, received, and downloaded are converted.
Encrypted Messages Supported Encrypted messages are automatically decrypted.
Filtering Supported Filter by folder and date.

Calendar Features

Calendars Supported Appointments, events, and to-do lists are all converted to Outlook, including alarms (reminders) when appropriate.
Recurring Appointments Supported Recurrences are preserved or converted to multiple appointments as needed.
All Day Events Supported "All Day" events are converted to the same in Outlook, including free/busy status.

Other Book Features

Domino and Client Mailbox Support Supported Convert from client or server-side mailboxes.
Archive files Supported Archive files are automatically located based on the Notes profile.
Non-destructive Conversion Supported Notes mailboxes are opened read-only and will not be changed. Read/unread flags in Notes will not be affected.
International Support Supported International character sets are fully supported, including Far East languages like Japanese and Chinese.

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