Like any essential asset, business data requires constant care and maintenance. All successive companies depend on properly managed business data. So, when the time comes to get rid of the outdated or legacy systems and or move to a new (or newer version) document management system, the most important task is to successfully migrate all the data to the new system with the smallest possible disruption to the business continuity. However, inter system data migrations are a constant challenge. Migrating business data, preferably with all the related metadata into the new enterprise system or database is always a complex, time consuming and highly expensive procedure. with numerous obstacles; managing high volumes of unstructured data in heterogeneous IT environments, handling data duplication, damaged files, managing meta-data, maintaining data consistency between the archive and target systems and the issues go on and on.
That is why consultants love data migration projects. Lots of effort, fuzzy deliverable and plenty of room to extend the project as the complexities creep into the process. Not to mention, that usually migration projects mean extended business downtime, that converts to additional expenses. No wonder, big enterprises fear any mentioning of data or system migrations. But what if there would be a simple, more suitable solution to these problems?
Building on 17+ years of project delivery know-how and professional expertise in Enterprise Content Management and a deep knowledge of the most popular ECM and document management systems we offer our customers fitting solutions and services for all kinds of large scale data migration projects for wide variety of databases, traditional ECM software such as IBM Filenet, EMC Documentum, OpenText Livelink, Microsoft SharePoint, Liferay, IBM CMOD, Lotus Notes, outdated or legacy systems and many more.
With MPS overseeing your migrations you can be rest assured, that all your business data and all related metadata will be successfully migrated to the new system with the smallest possible disruption to your business continuity.
The Swiss army knife of migrations
Migration projects are a special breed of ECM projects. They always require a custom approach since every enterprise grade IT environment and system landscape is unique. Developing custom solutions is slow and expensive and suits only the integrator or consultant company.
However, there is a certain logic, tricks or repeatable steps along the way, that can be turned into “solution pieces” that can be used to build rapid, yet highly configurable components minimizing development and testing time and creating migration solutions fulfilling each customers’ specific needs in a fraction of the usual time.