What does ADAM do?
ADAM analyses public folders from Exchange 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016 and automatically migrates data that meets predetermined quality criteria into Office 365 Groups, shared mailboxes, PST or modern public folders. Alternatively, ADAM can find redundant or obsolete data and move it to archive if required.
Beside automatically provisioning Office 365 Groups and shared mailboxes, ADAM can provide full item-by-item auditing using advanced fully customizable workflow technology.
ADAM is available as a cloud service, requiring no hardware or infrastructure.
How does ADAM work?
Exchange public folders can span extremely large hierarchies and volumes of data. ADAM introduces the concept of dynamic grouping; its deep analytics identify logical splits between subfolders in the public folder hierarchy, based on permission sets, suggested targets, public folder names and common folder properties. Exchange administrators can review the output of the analysis before migration, and extend or narrow the scope via a powerful user interface to remove redundant or irrelevant data.
ADAM is powered by proprietary, patent-pending Deep Analytics Technology (DAT), which automatically analyzes data held in legacy systems and takes their characteristics into consideration to determine the most suitable modern target system.
Criteria like size, age, content type, and ownership are compared so that, for instance, an object that has not been accessed in seven years is categorized as obsolete data and recommended for archiving. Public folders that are accessed by multiple users on a sustained basis over, say, the last three months might better be moved to an Office 365 Group.