Data Center Migration: Planning Your Next Move

Presented by

Kelly Morgan, Research VP of Services at 451; Vinay Nagpal, VP of Product Management at DFT Data Centers

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Are you facing an infrastructure migration? Are you moving workloads from on premise servers to colocation, or from a retail environment to a wholesale data center? Migrations can be complex and risky, and many enterprises have little experience carrying them out. Join Kelly Morgan, vice president at 451 Research, and Vinay Nagpal, vice president of product management at DFT Data Centers, to discuss strategies and best practices for improving your migration experience, including: Pre-migration: project and budget planning, vendor selections, disruption mitigation, system backup, equipment investments, customer notifications, connectivity, security and compliance Migration: decommissioning, room layout, rack design, power optimization, cabling, asset installation Post-migration: data and application transition, hardware duplication

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