Gartner Research

China Summary Translation: Nine Best Practices in Migrating Equipment From One Data Center to Another

Published: 21 April 2015

ID: G00275344

Analyst(s): Mike Chuba , Evan Zeng

Summary

Advanced planning and preparation is the key to any large scale data center migration project. These best practices will help establish a firm foundation and help I&O project leaders avoid unnecessary surprises and costs.

Table Of Contents

主要挑战

建议

Nine Best Practices in Migrating Equipment From One Data Center to Another

  • Key Challenges
  • Recommendations

Introduction

Analysis

  • Know Thy Contracts
  • Know Thy Business
  • Establish the Project Team
  • Ensure That No Component of the Move Is at Risk
  • Decide Whether You Are Moving Equipment or Not
  • Decide Whether the Migration Will Be "Big Bang" or Staged

Gartner Recommended Reading

©2019 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.