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Data Center Migration: Critical Lessons Learned

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Today’s reliance on technology in the business world has placed many more workloads into the modern data center platform. So, as your organization grows – your data center must stay agile as well.

This is where the challenge comes in. When planning out a data center project – how do you know what’s the right direction? What makes sense to best fit into your business plans? In this eBook from Raritan, we quickly learn how organization designed their data center changes and what they learned after the process happened.

There are some key steps to consider during the data center planning phase. At this point, you know your organization is getting bigger and new IT needs are pushing your data center platform to the brink. To better understand these steps, the eBook outlines:

  • To build, co-locate, or retrofit
  • Selecting a site
  • Determining data center tier rating, size and design
  • Getting ready for the move
  • Ensuring a successful moving day
  • Additional pearls of wisdom (form organizations that have gone through it all)

There’s really no question that the modern business model won’t continue to evolve. Technology is acting as the direct enabler for a lot of the market and organizations are trying to keep up. Download this eBook today to learn the critical lessons learned around data center migration planning. Remember, as you design your data center platform, it’s critical to communicate often and ensure that all key teams are involved throughout the entire planning process. If successful – you’ll create direct positive impacts for your entire organization. However, unsuccessful data center migrations or changes can result in serious business slowdowns.

About the Author

Bill Kleyman is a veteran, enthusiastic technologist with experience in data center design, management and deployment. His architecture work includes virtualization and cloud deployments as well as business network design and implementation. Currently, Bill works as the National Director of Strategy and Innovation at MTM Technologies, a Stamford, CT based consulting firm.

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