New Features - More Action Buttons, Settings, Views and Shortcuts in the Migration Dashboard provide even more control

By Bernard Clark on Oct 31, 2017

Our recent Migration Dashboard redesign, launched in July, featured more visibility, focus, and control for improved project management. However, that was just the beginning. A primary facet of the redesign was its overall structure which now allows us to expose more data and more controls.

In the three months since the release, we have accelerated the delivery of features that partners have been requesting, and we continue to expand the actions that partners can take to control their migration projects.

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New Features - Updated Password Reception and Automated Email Controls

By Lee Ramse on Oct 31, 2017

Over my years working with thousands of partners and their projects, I’ve learned that migrations are like snowflakes.  No two are quite alike. We are continuing to enhance and develop Migration Manager features that give you more control of the migration automation experience.

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[UPDATE] Microsoft changing how Outlook connects to Office 365

By Bernard Clark on Oct 11, 2017

UPDATE POSTED 10/10/2017 based on new Microsoft information. Changes to the original SkyKick blog, posted on 21 August, are noted below in ITALICS.

Microsoft has updated their recent announcement about the protocol previously used by Outlook 2007, 2010, and 2013 to connect with Office 365 (RPC over HTTP aka Outlook Anywhere). The updated announcement indicates that the protocol will NOT be removed on October 31, but confirms that RPC over HTTP will reach end of support in Office 365 at that time, and that MAPI-over-HTTP will be the only supported protocol. The update also emphasizes that...

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Product Update - Provide Individual End User password credentials for Office 365 email migrations directly in the Partner Portal

By Joshua Dowdy on Oct 3, 2017

As a Technical Account Manager, I get the opportunity to talk with our partners of all shapes and sizes and learn about their business practices and how they utilize the SkyKick platform to achieve their business goals. Our Product team collects loads of data and insights from my team’s conversations with partners to drive product updates. It’s exciting for our team to see updates, like this one, that really save our partners time and effort with their customers email migrations to Office 365.

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New Devices tab helps partners manage the Outlook Assistant better than ever

By Lee Ramse on Sep 7, 2017

I’ve learned through numerous conversations with partners, all over the world, that they’re passionate about Outlook Assistant and the time it saves. They love that they don’t have to go on site and that it automates the most tedious aspect of their job… Outlook setup. While there is already so much love, many Partners have asked for even more out of Outlook Assistant. Specifically, more visibility and more control. 

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Switching to SkyKick for Office 365 email migration from another tool

By Greg Bobgan on Aug 16, 2017

Many IT service providers come to SkyKick after using other processes and tools to perform Office 365 migrations. They come with assumptions, big questions about how SkyKick may or may not align with their business goals, and surgically-specific questions about our technology. We’ve helped hundreds of partners around the world as they approached the switch, onboarded their teams and started to perform Office 365 email migrations for the first time.

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Product Update – More features and streamlined Review Accounts pages for Email Migrations

By Bern Clark on Jun 6, 2017

I am excited to announce updates to the “Review Accounts” pages in the SMB and Enterprise Migration Planners. We’ve made these changes based on , usability testing, and in-product analysis. These changes simplify the most common email configurations, streamline the most complex, and expand bulk edit capabilities to make changes across an entire Migration Project with just a few clicks. All the configuration capabilities you know and love are still available. Our team focuses on updates like these to simplify complex email migration projects, giving you the control that you need.

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Introducing SkyKick Migrations 101 - all the best content for email migrations to Office 365

By Greg Bobgan on Mar 2, 2017

The Migration Suites section of the Help Center currently contains about 60 articles, covering a wide range of topics, many of which are unique to specific migration scenarios and configurations. While most partners can find what they need using the Search field, we have re-organized the layout, based on Partner feedback, to help you find what you. We’ve added more specific content sections like Migration Project Types, SkyKick Automation and more.

With all this content, if you’re new to SkyKick or interested in gaining a stronger foundation for successful migrations, it may be difficult...

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SNP Technologies Google to Office 365 Migration

By Greg Bobgan on Feb 2, 2017

We're excited to share a new case study that looks at how a partner used the SkyKick Migration Planner to successfuly perform a 5,000 seat cutover from Google to Office 365 migration.

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Automated Email Migrations to Office 365 - How syncs work for you

By Lee Ramse on Oct 6, 2016

Let’s face it, technology and especially IT work is often all about minutia. We’ve built careers on being exacting. We’ve had to, because the smallest configurations, a flag here, a single check mark on an advanced settings page there, can mean the difference between failure and success.

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