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China Summary Translation: Data Center Migrations — Five Steps to Success

Published: 26 January 2015

ID: G00273205

Analyst(s): Evan Zeng , David Cappuccio


Without proper planning and processes, data center migrations pose huge financial and operational risks to organizations. Understanding the primary steps required in a migration project is key to identifying what you don't know and what resources will be required to prepare your project for success.

Table Of Contents



Data Center Migrations — Five Steps to Success

  • Key Challenges
  • Recommendations



  • The Five Steps to Success
    • Initiation
    • Risk Assessment
    • Planning
    • Execution
    • Closure
  • Bottom Line

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