Gartner Research

Risks and Challenges in Data Migrations and Conversions

Published: 25 February 2009

ID: G00165710

Analyst(s): Ted Friedman


As organizations work on modernizing their IT infrastructure and streamlining their operations to reduce costs, projects involving data migrations and conversions are growing more commonplace. However, a number of substantial challenges, if overlooked or underestimated, limit chances of success.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Where Data Migration and Consolidation Effort Is Being Expended
  • Why Data Migration and Consolidation Efforts are Risky
  • Analysis of all Dimensions: The First Step In Mitigating Data Migration and Consolidation Risk

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