Metalogix and Microsoft Team Together to launched "Search First Migration Accelerator" tool, that enables existing SharePoint 2007 clients to leverage powerful new search capabilities featured in SharePoint 2010. This will allow users to take advantage of:
- More accurate and relevant search results
- Improved scalability and performance
- Increased search flexibility and customization to address specific business requirements
Search First Migration Accelerator is a combination of guidance and tools enabling organizations to establish a more granular approach to upgrade by allowing them upgrade their Office SharePoint Server 2007 search component(s) prior to the underlying content, supporting a familiar search user experience, and enabling IT Professionals to approach upgrade in established phases while allowing the organization to benefit from the improvements in SharePoint Search 2010 or FAST Search for SharePoint 2010.
Gain additional granularity and support for Search configuration through the SharePoint Enterprise Search Migration Tool for SharePoint Server 2010. When upgrading from Office SharePoint Server 2007 to SharePoint Server 2010 using the database attach upgrade approach, only the source environments' content is transferred to the destination environment, leaving the configuration settings in the source environment. Transferring these settings can be a complex task and often require an array of custom tools. SharePoint Enterprise Search Migration Tool for SharePoint Server 2010 simplifies this process by providing support for the migration of search-related data such as best bets, search scopes, and site collection search settings.
"SharePoint Enterprise Search Migration Tool for SharePoint Server 2010 allows you to programmatically export and import search-related data between Office SharePoint Server 2007, SharePoint Server 2010, and FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint."