DCK Webinar: The Ins and Outs of Data Center Migration

At a time when corporate consolidations and M&A activity are leading reasons for adding new data center capacity, the details of migrating a data center are rarely discussed. This webinar will present the key issues that must be addressed to ensure that your next data center migration is a successful one.

Join Chris Crosby, CEO of Compass Datacenters, and Craig Macfarlane, CTO and Co-Founder of Transitional Data Services on Tuesday, March 11 for a special one-hour webinar in which they will discuss data center migrations.

In this webinar, you’ll learn about:

  • Discovery and documentation of dependencies
  • Definition of optimal relocation strategies
  • Development of project plans and runbooks
  • Execution of effective relocation priorities

Webinar Details

Title: The Ins and Outs of Data Center Migration
Date: Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Time: 2 pm Eastern/ 11 am Pacific (Duration 60 minutes, including time for Q&A)
Register: Sign up for the webinar.

Following the presentation, there will be a Q&A session with your peers and industry experts.

About the Speakers:

Chris Crosby is a recognized visionary and leader in the datacenter space, founder and CEO of Compass Datacenters. Chris has over 20 years of technology experience and over 10 years of real estate and investment experience. Previously, Chris served as a senior executive and founding member of Digital Realty Trust. Chris was Senior Vice President of Corporate Development for Digital Realty Trust, responsible for growth initiatives including establishing the company’s presence in Asia. Mr. Crosby received a B.S. degree in Computer Sciences from the University of Texas at Austin

Craig Macfarlane is the Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of Transitional Data Services, and initiated the creation TDS’s proprietary software TransitionManager. Craig’s innovative insights around optimizing data center moves led him and a team of 10 developers to create purpose built software TransitionManager. With more than 30 years of technology experience Craig has worked on data center services, IT services, Internet systems and global networks. Previously, Craig worked at Student Advantage, iCast, Strategic Interactive Group (now Digitas) and led teams that designed and built websites and content management systems for IBM, AT&T, Kraft, LL Bean and other companies. Early in his career, he deployed and managed a variety of global computer networks at Bolt, Beranek and Newman, a Cambridge, Mass.-based technology firm; projects included developing networks for the U.S. government including ARPANET (the precursor to the Internet), NEARNET and TWBNet.

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About the Author

Andy Boyd is the Data Center Vertical Product Manager at iNET Interactive - a web-centric media company serving special interest communities through prominent online properties, events, and publications.

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