It is exciting when your once small business starts to grow fast and maybe just maybe it means it is time to expand.
When you start your business adventure the idea of expanding looked so far away, but all of the sudden and without realizing it you have started to outgrown your technology infrastructure. Certainty, you current provider has been amazing but cannot meet your new needs and is time to
move to a more robust data center facility. If the time has come to move to another facility, make sure to have a plan.
First thing you need to do is to explain to everyone, executives and staff about what going to happen but be transparent about the process and its challenges so that the transition will be rewarding.
- For moving day to go as smooth as possible, know everything there is to know about the infrastructure you’re planning to move to. Your new provider will be happy to fill you in with all the information you need if you just ask for it.
- Make a list of all the physical equipment that needs to be relocated into the colocation facility.
- Make sure to take advantages of the data center’s connectivity options by previously identifying all of your deployment needs.
- Migration can be a complex and stressful process, just prepare for everything by exploring all potential risks and security threats prior moving.
When is time for a data center migration, it doesn’t have to be the end of the world. We understand that for you it might be an uncharted territory but in the right hands, data center migration can be performance without downtime or negative impact in the process.