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dSHIFT Migrator for SharePoint®
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Table of Contents .......................................................................................................................................... 2 dSHIFT by Xavor ............................................................................................................................................ 4 Company Headquarters ............................................................................................................................ 4 Contacts .................................................................................................................................................... 4 dSHIFT mission and vision statement ....................................................................................................... 4 Background ................................................................................................................................................... 5 dSHIFT Migrator Toolfor Sharepoint® .......................................................................................................... 6 Key Benefits .............................................................................................................................................. 6 Key Features.............................................................................................................................................. 7 Our Goals ..................................................................................................................................................... 8 How dSHIFT Migrator works ........................................................................................................................ 9 Migration Process ....................................................................................................................................... 10 Choose Source & Destination ................................................................................................................. 11 Content selection on source ................................................................................................................... 12 A Quick view on simple drag ‘n’ drop method........................................................................................ 13 Start Migration ........................................................................................................................................ 14 Migration execution ................................................................................................................................ 15 Completed migration in destination ....................................................................................................... 17 On demand Tailored Customization ........................................................................................................... 18 SharePoint A Brief Idea ............................................................................................................................... 19 Microsoft Office® SharePoint Server (MOSS) Features ................................................................................ 20 Collaboration........................................................................................................................................... 20 Enterprise Portal ..................................................................................................................................... 20 Search...................................................................................................................................................... 20 Enterprise Content Management ........................................................................................................... 20 Business Intelligence ............................................................................................................................... 20 Business Processes .................................................................................................................................. 20 SharePoint 2010 Features ........................................................................................................................... 22 Sites ......................................................................................................................................................... 22 Communities ........................................................................................................................................... 22
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Content ................................................................................................................................................... 22 Search...................................................................................................................................................... 22 Insights .................................................................................................................................................... 22 Composites ............................................................................................................................................. 22 Appendix A .................................................................................................................................................. 24 FAQ.............................................................................................................................................................. 24 What is dSHIFT Migrator? ................................................................................................................ 24 Do my previous version history retained after migration?..................................................................... 24 dSHIFT Migrator Extensions should be installed on both source and destination serve................. 24 Can we remotely perform migrations using dSHIFT Migrator? ....................................................... 24 In what time data is migrated from source server to the destination server?....................................... 24 Appendix B .................................................................................................................................................. 25 Icons utilized ............................................................................................................................................... 25

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dSHIFT Migrator for SharePoint®
“Proven methodology for migration with 0% content loss, just like AIR!”

dSHIFT by Xavor Corporation
Company Headquarters
dSHIFT by Xavor Corporation– Irvine, CA 8105 Irvine Center Drive, Suite 780, Irvine, CA 92618, USA

Contacts
Tel +1.800.949.5719 Fax +1.949.250.4391 Website www.dshift.com

dSHIFT mission and vision statement
dSHIFT innovates how business value from software integration is delivered by automating robust and flexible enterprise business processes that enhance efficiency and effectiveness between employees, customers and suppliers.

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Background
dSHIFT is a global technology and management consulting firm committed to delivering quality custom solutions to its clients. Our approach is to leverage industry best practices and academic research excellence with cross-functional workshop driven methodology to deliver business and technology innovation. From a modest beginning as a small California based corporation, dSHIFT today boasts a global presence in United States, Malaysia and Pakistan. We are headquartered in Irvine, California, with an off shore development hub in Lahore, Pakistan. Over the past decade, dSHIFT has provided enterprise solutions to various Fortune 100 and other prestigious companies. Our specialization lies in the field of Enterprise Collaboration and Enterprise Content Management. We also serve as a technology leader in Microsoft® SharePoint® Services with strong domain expertise in the High Tech Manufacturing, Media & Entertainment and Telecommunications. dSHIFT use a proprietary workshop-driven consultative approach to help their clients with Establishing team-driven Leadership and Ownership Define an Organization Model Define Policies Define Processes Build Technology Systems Define and build Metrics Define Roles & Responsibilities Design Management Systems Build a sustainable Infrastructure

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The Migration tool for SharePoint®
dSHIFT Migrator for SharePoint® is built on-top of SharePoint Migration API using latest Microsoft technologies with extensible architecture to provide ease of use and 100% definite results to satisfy our customers’ needs. dSHIFT Migrator for SharePoint® is a one stop solution to migrate data from WSS 3.0 to MOSS 2007, WSS 3.0 (Platform A) to WSS 3.0 (Platform B), MOSS 2007 (Platform A) to MOSS 2007(Platform B), WSS 3.0 (Platform A) to SharePoint 2010 (Platform C) or MOSS 2007 (Platform B) to SharePoint 2010 (Platform C). This tool is capable of migrating tons of terra bytes of data for top score companies.

Key Benefits
Following are the key benefits of Migration tool for SharePoint®:

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Key Features
Following are some of the key features of dSHIFT Migrator for SharePoint®:

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Our Goals
Main purpose of the organization is to implement those standards that are achievable and highly appreciated by customers. Customers are the major focus area in any system, dSHIFT has given primarily importance to its customers, in case of dSHIFT Migrator dSHIFT wants to hear from its customers that All documents and their versions will be migrated as is? Whole security info will be migrated as is? Navigation URL’s will be updated accordingly? Migration will be verified through automated tools?

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How dSHIFT Migrator works
dSHIFT Migrator for SharePoint® acts as a black box to migrate all data including sites/lists/template and security to the target SharePoint environment. Following diagram explains how dSHIFT Migrator works

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Communication with service

Remote Migrator Platform

NOTE [The above diagram tells that we need to install dSHIFT Migrator Service on Source and Destination platform. And where we want to install Migrator, we don’t need to install dSHIFT Migrator Service. Migrator can work remotely (as shown in the above diagram) and also we can install it on either Source or Destination WSS/ MOSS/ SharePoint 2010 Platform.]

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Migration Process
Basically dSHIFT Migrator for SharePoint® can migrate all the data within WSS 3.0/MOSS/SharePoint 2010. This tool can migrate tons of terra bytes of data for top score companies. Migration process is relatively easy and based on simple drag ‘n’ drop method. Following diagram will clearly describe the migration process of dSHIFT Migrator.

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Choose Source & Destination
Initially users have to choose source & destination SharePoint farm’s WFE server name. It must be noted that service should be installed in both source and destination SharePoint farm’s WFE servers. After choosing servers next step is to press proceed key.

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1. Source SharePoint farm’s WFE name – in which dSHIFT Migrator service is installed. 2. Destination SharePoint farm’s WFE name -- in which dSHIFT Migrator service is installed. 3. If you have more than one source domain networks available you can connect to a different source domain network by providing appropriate credentials. 4. If you have more than one destination domain networks available you can connect to a different destination domain network by providing appropriate credentials. 5. Click to select is source web application. 6. Click to select destination web application. 7. Click this button to prompt to the next migration step. 8. Clicking this to quit application.

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Content selection on source
Next, the software will show the user both the source and destination farm’s web applications hierarchy. Next step is to choose the site collection/site/web/list from source web application which is to be copied in destination web application. After selection click “start migration” key to start migration. User can drag and drop method more than once for site collection/site/web/list as well to process migration in batch mode.

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1. Source web application from selected source SharePoint farm. 2. Destination web application from selected destination SharePoint farm

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A Quick view on simple drag ‘n’ drop method

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1. Selection of content 2. Content is copied to the destination SharePoint farm by dragging it from source web application to destination web application.

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Start Migration
dSHIFT Migrator for SharePoint® starts migration of the data when we click the “Start Migration” button.

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Migration execution
Following are the basic steps involved in the migration process.  Export data to the source SharePoint farm.  Copy data form source to destination SharePoint farm  Import data to destination SharePoint farm Then after taking a suitable time dSHIFT Migrator completes its process of migration and data is copied to the destination SharePoint farm.

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1. Progress summary – Displays the progress of the whole migration process. 2. Errors—Show possible errors in the process. 3. Warnings— any threat or warning is displayed in this tab. 4. Current action of migration process is displayed here. 5. Source site that we want to migrate. 6. List that is place in the destination web application (Still not migrated yet we can delete it from migration process by right click and selecting “Remove this item from migration”. see image below.

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Here we can remove the item from migration

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Completed migration in destination
Following screenshot shows that the migration has been completed successfully and we can verify its content.

Data that is migrated successfully from the source server

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On demand Tailored Customization
Here is the high level process of how dSHIFT will make sure that migration of your existing SharePoint setup will be done like a breeze. This approach is a proven methodology for migration of terabytes of data for top notch enterprise. dSHIFT Migrator for SharePoint® also supports the concept of customization in which user can personalize migration according to his needs and standards. Following diagram enlightens how user can customize and make changes to work in user friendly environment.

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SharePoint A Brief Idea
To be very brief, SharePoint is an operating system for web. Microsoft SharePoint®, also known as Microsoft SharePoint® Products and Technologies, is a collection of products and software elements that includes, amongst a growing selection of components; Internet Explorer based collaboration functions, process management modules, search modules and a documentmanagement platform. SharePoint can be used to host web sites that access shared workspaces, information stores and documents, as well as host defined applications such as wikis and blogs. All users can manipulate proprietary controls called "web parts" or interact with pieces of content such as lists and document libraries. The term SharePoint® can collectively refer to a number of products ranging from the base platform to various services. WSS is the platform that includes windows server and services like MOSS or SharePoint 2010 provides additional functionality and features and are licensed accordingly. Following diagram illustrates how different workgroups share certain information by different sources to a main centralized server using SharePoint.

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Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) Features
MOSS has a lot of features and functions, some of the basic functions are:

Collaboration Helps to connect teams by providing easy access to the people
documents and information users.

Enterprise Portal Useful for designing, deploying, and managing enterprise intranet
portals, corporate Internet presence Web sites, and divisional portal sites

Search In this technology users can search experts or documents to help them in their
work.

Enterprise Content Management Manage contents with 100% accuracy. Business Intelligence Provides business intelligence capabilities to every employee so
they can share, control and reuse business information in order to make better business decisions.

Business Processes SharePoint works on the basis of streamline forms driven business
process with easy to use.

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[Above diagram is taken from Microsoft® website and elaborates different SharePoint® feature areas. The diagram perfectly elaborates how each SharePoint® feature area works.]

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Migration tool for SharePoint® Features
Migration tool for SharePoint® has a lot of features and functions, some of the basic functions are:

Sites The basic capabilities required to use SharePoint sites to engage employees,
partners and customers in an effective manner, both inside and outside the firewall.

Communities The ability to easily access expertise and interact with other people in
new and creative ways across the enterprise through both formal and informal networks.

Content The facilities for the creation, review, publication and disposal of content while
conforming to defined compliance rules, whether the content exists as traditional documents or as Web pages. SharePoint 2010’s content-management capabilities include document management, records management, and Web-content management.

Search With more content existing online and involving the collaboration of multiple
participants, it is critical that people can quickly and easily locate relevant content across SharePoint lists, sites and external systems and data sources, such as file shares, Web sites or line-of-business applications.

Insights Information workers need the ability to not only rapidly deliver and share
information that is critical to the success of the business but also to turn raw data into actionable conclusions and to drive business results through sharing data-driven analysis.

Composites Business users of all roles need the ability to quickly create customized
solutions without involving corporate IT in each request. At the same time, the IT staff needs the capability to empower business users to create these applications while ensuring the environment’s stability and availability.

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[Above diagram is taken from Microsoft® website and elaborates different Migration tool for SharePoint® feature areas. The diagram perfectly elaborates how each Migration tool for SharePoint® feature area works.]

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Appendix A FAQ
What is dSHIFT Migrator?
dSHIFT Migrator for SharePoint® is a one stop solution to migrate data from WSS 3.0 to WSS 3.0, WSS 3.0 to MOSS, WSS 3.0 to SharePoint 2010 and MOSS to SharePoint 2010. This tool can migrate tons of terra bytes of data for top score companies.

Do my previous version history retained after migration?
Yes, dSHIFT Migrator for SharePoint® can perform migration with 0% content loss and can retain version history as well.

dSHIFT Migrator Extensions should be installed on both source and destination servers?
Yes, dSHIFT Migrator Extensions should be installed on both servers.

Can we remotely perform migrations using dSHIFT Migrator?
Yes, dSHIFT Migrator architecture supports this that we can perform migrations remotely.

In what time data is migrated from source server to the destination server?
Well this depends upon the size of the content which is to be migrated to the destination web application. Smaller the size of the content shorter will be the time span of migration.

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Appendix B Icons utilized
Icons Descriptions
To expand web application list Arrow to collapse web application list Represents List Represents File Represents Folder Represents Web Application Represents Site Collection Represents Web To delete To get the size To see User/Group Security

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