Think, Plan, Execute
Datacenter migration is often regarded as a purely technical, almost trivial side-project, to be delivered by existing IT staff alongside their day jobs. With core business services reliant on IT, a datacenter migration can expose the business itself to a significant degree of risk. This article discusses the case that it is essential to plan, manage and execute a datacenter migration with the appropriate level of rigour and control, utilizing proven methods and expertise to ensure the business can continue uninterrupted.
The datacenter is at the heart of the enterprise - a complex, interconnected array of equipment, software and data that drives the business and powers every aspect of the operations. Yet change is inevitable, and as the business grows, companies may find there are mission-critical reasons why such a move makes sense.