The two versatile email clients Lotus Notes and Outlook are based on Store and Forward technique and are widely used at organization level. At the time of selecting an email client for an organization, there are many factors that need to be kept in consideration. However, the most important factors that are considered at the time of selecting an email client are security issues and disaster recovery plan.
The following points are taken into consideration at the time of setting a disaster recovery plan by an organization:
– There should be least possibilities of errors generated by the email client.
– Will the errors be fixed manually?
– Built in utility available with the email client?
– Till what extent one can recover data from the email client?
– How third party tools or add-ins can be helpful with the client
On considering all these factors Outlook proves to be an effective tool and is used by a large percentage of people worldwide. Some of the benefits of using Outlook by an organization are:
OST files are created on working with Outlook /Exchange Server which is used widely to recover data.
Built in utilities are available with Outlook to mend damaged files.
Many tools are available in the market that can resolve issues associated with OST/PST files.
Scenarios Demanding to Import NSF Files to Outlook
The following situations compel a user to switch from Lotus Notes to Outlook:
Creating backup is easier with Outlook than Lotus Notes.
If there is damage to Lotus Notes Server environment with spyware or viruses.
Open NSF files in Microsoft Exchange Environment.
Methods to Import NSF Files to Outlook 2010:
Using Notes Connector:
Domino Access for Microsoft Outlook is an add- on provided by IBM. It is used in order to access Domino Server mail data in Outlook.
NOTE: Using DAMO connector one can access Lotus Notes only when there is a connection to the server.
Using Third Party Tools:
NSF PST Converter is a trustworthy tool that convert NSF files to PST
. Email, notes, text etc are converted by the software. Using this tool, you can apply filters on email, calendars and to do list. At the time of exporting files from Lotus Notes to Outlook, a status report is generated by the software giving a complete detail of the conversion.