AFE Lotus Notes Migration
The Company is a leading energy supply, service and sales company with more
than five million metered customers primarily in the central and eastern United
States. The Company comprises five business segments: electric transmission,
• Oil & Gas
distribution, competitive sales and service, interstate pipeline operation, and field
• Microsoft Office SharePoint Server
Migrate the Company’s Lotus Notes-based
AFE system, without loss of data, to one built
Create a SharePoint-based system, including
work flows, forms, and views, that matches
the Company’s current AFE system; then
provide for complete data migration,
persistence, and protection
•A platform that is no longer vulnerable to
lack of support
• Ability to migrate seamlessly, without work
• Fully integrated and can be further
implemented into an overall IT strategy
• Leverage from Phase 1 (de-regulated
AFEs) into Phase 2 (regulated AFEs),
including SharePoint support for both types
The Company turned to Neudesic, which quickly and
effectively created a Microsoft SharePoint-based
solution that provided for complete data migration,
persistence and protection, demonstrating SharePoint’s
potential for flexibility, scaleability and upgradeability.
AFE Lotus Notes Migration
The Company’s previous Authorization
The Company turned to Microsoft Managed
Neudesic delivered a platform that is
For Expenditure system was supported
National Systems Integrator and Gold ISV
no longer vulnerable to lack of support.
on a LotusNotes platform. Because the
Partner Neudesic to quickly and effectively
The company is now able to migrate
Company believed that SharePoint will
create a solution based on SharePoint,
seamlessly, without work interruption.
remain a supported enterprise solution for
including work flows, forms, and views that
Neudesic designed the product so that
the foreseeable future, it wanted to migrate
match the Company’s current AFE system.
it is fully integrated and can be further
to that platform in order to receive ongoing
Neudesic then provided for complete data
implemented into the Company’s overall IT
support at competitive rates.
migration, persistence and protection,
strategy in the department.
Data loss during the migration was a cause
for concern because of SarBox compliance
demonstrating SharePoint’s potential for
flexibility, scaleability and upgradeability.
The Company also received leverage from
Phase 1 (De-Regulated AFEs) into Phase
issues for retention of data. The Company
2 (Regulated AFEs), including SharePoint
also lacked a systematic approach to IT
support for both types of AFEs.
integration and saw this project as a test
case for future use of SharePoint as a
solution in other IT areas.