Video: LeaseWeb Migrates 3,000 Servers

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What’s it like to move 3,000 servers into a new data center? As part of its expansion in the U.S. market, LeaseWeb recently migrated 100 server-filled racks into a new data center hall at the COPT6 facility in Manassas, Virginia. The move took place over three nights, with no downtime. The LeaseWeb team has put together a video providing a behind the scenes look at the process and how they organized the project, which involved significant work to prepare the data hall, move the servers, and get them back online. This video runs 5 minutes.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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  1. wow, good job, good host, and good team. bravo leaseweb :D