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27 Jun 2014 by emma.robinson

fd PSTFlightDeck™

PSTFlightDeck is an enterprise grade tool for migrating PST files into multiple targets – with all the robustness, scalability and features needed for managing large PST elimination or migration projects. As well as being suitable for larger organizations it is designed and standardized so that smaller customers can also be productive and benefit quickly from the structure approach – with a minimal learning curve.

We are often asked “Why PST FlightDeck?”. A little more than a hundred years ago, the Wright brothers solved the technical problem of flying. The plane they constructed was only designed to carry a very small load over a very short distance – the reliability was terrible.  A modern aircraft hardly reminds its pilots of the early days of air traffic. It is designed to enable flying as a business process for airline companies around the world. It takes complexity out of the process, provides safety warnings and allows the pilots to concentrate on what really matters.

Now you can imagine why we called our PST Migration System “PST FlightDeck”. PST elimination and migration in the 21st century made easy. Targets for PST migration include Exchange 2013, Office 365 and Enterprise Vault email archives.

At a Glance

As much as a modern pilot needs to focus on the relevant issues, an administrator in a large enterprise must be able to complete various tasks in a limited time frame. PST FlightDeck gives you complete control over the PST’s in your environment.

Just like a pilot you can control all relevant functions from a sophisticated dashboard.

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Key Features


  • Identify all PST files
  • Scan local drives and attached USB devices
  • Scan network shares
  • Detailed reporting of location and sizeCentralize
  • Notify user of policies
  • Request user authorization
  • User include/exclude options
  • Automated move to central location
  • Uninterrupted user access even after centralization
  • Advanced bandwidth control
  • Secure transfer


  • Full backup before processing
  • Instant Password removal
  • Corruption verification and repair
  • Filtering
  • Deduplication


  • Wide choice of target systems including Microsoft Exchange Primary Mailbox or Personal Archives, Symantec’s Enterprise Vault on-premise or in the cloud, Microsoft Office 365 and other cloud email or archive providers
  • Immediate or scheduled PST cleanup

Reporting and Control

  • Detailed planning
  • Full visibility of migration process
  • Complete Audit Trail
  • Central “FlightDeck” control console

Architecture Overview

PST FlightDeck is centered on its CORE which controls the master schedule as well as containing the business logic. The product has additional modules which will be used depending on the migration scenario.

FlightDeck Architecture

Elimination of PST made easy by using PST FlightDeck.