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Ten Reasons I Left Lotus Notes for Google Apps
Ensuring that email is working 24/7 takes too much time and effort

For the last 10+ years, I’ve spent countless nights and weekends keeping Lotus Notes/Domino running at organizations of all sizes. In the process, I’ve gathered more certifications than can fit on a business card (CLS, CLP, PCLP…), but at the end of the day, ensuring that email is working 24/7 takes too much time and effort. For that reason, I’ve left Lotus for Google Apps with no regrets.

Here’s my Top 10 List of why I made the switch:

  1. No more emails with the red “X” replacing the actual image.
  2. No more weekends spent upgrading Lotus Notes servers.
  3. No more waiting for the AdminP guy/gal to do his/her work.
  4. Way too many fixes on Lotus Fix List databases.
  5. Killnotes.exe should be more of an attitude than a program.
  6. I never made the switch to Java, and neither did Lotus.
  7. I never was and never will be a fan of Quincy.
  8. A smart upgrade isn’t as smart as a no upgrade.
  9. Google’s 25GB inbox opens in less than 5 seconds.
  10. Google’s email search function actually works.

Have you already made the switch? Are you thinking about it? Do you have a better Top 10? Share your feedback in the comments section below!

We also invite you to join us on Thursday, Aug 13 at the Google Atlanta office for Leaving Lotus — Making the Switch from Lotus Notes/Domino to Google Apps.

If you can’t make it to Atlanta, no problem! We’ll be broadcasting the Q&A portion of the event over a conference line and taking your questions live over twitter. Click here for more info on how to participate.

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About Jeffrey Miller
Jeff Miller is a highly accomplished information technology executive with over 15 years experience with demonstrated skills and subject matter expertise in enterprise knowledge management and information collaboration technologies, including email messaging, instant messaging, and cloud computing. Most recently, he successfully led the migration of one of the largest enterprise customers to the cloud, migrating over 30,000 users. Previous to his cloud experience he also led the design and implementation of a large on-premise messaging deployment – consisting of over 35,000 seats – overseeing multiple operational and support teams. Additionally, Miller is accustomed to managing multi-million dollar annual budgets overseeing IT services, maintenance, and professional service agreements with technology vendors.

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