Executive Summary

UHY Advisors is a tax and business consulting service company for mid-sized and enterprise businesses. With staff focused on evaluating opportunities to propel incremental growth for its clients, the company needed a strategic partner to bring its email infrastructure in-house and integrate it with other internal systems for its more than 1,000 employees.


UHY Advisors needed assistance with the data migration and software upgrade of its Exchange 2007 hosted email to Exchange 2010 system on-premises. Because the company had limited IT resources, UHY needed a strategic partner with large-scale Exchange experience to: Simplify system management (i.e., users, distribution lists) Enable authentication with Active Directory and better integrate email with other system(i.e., telecom, SharePoint, Cisco Unified Messaging) Improve management of compliance requirements through archiving and data retention policies Provide post-implementation testing and support 


Sparkhound, a Microsoft Silver Messaging Partner, delivered the Microsoft Exchange Migration seamlessly with scalability to adapt for future growth: Used project management methodologies and best practices to meet the aggressive timeline and provide post-implementation support Developed an Exchange Capacity Planning & Design Validation in pre-planning for end user buy in and streamlined user migration Configured Windows 2008 and Active Directory for Exchange 2010, reconfigured mail routing for better system management & industry compliance  


Utilizing Microsoft best practices and industry expertise, Sparkhound completed the Microsoft Exchange 2010 migration on time and under budget. By bringing its email infrastructure in-house and better integrating it with other systems, UHY increased long-term savings and employee productivity.