TDS VP of Client Solutions Tim Schutt offers advice on overcoming the most common challenge he sees with clients when doing a Data Center Migration.
I would say the single most important thing is to understand what you have in the environment, because that’s really the challenge that all of our customers have going in. They don’t understand truly the full landscape of what they have, and how everything is tied together. So you know using TransitionManager and understanding how everything is tied together and what needs to move in certain sequences, and what can’t move in certain cases, that’s really the most important thing. So I would say the most important thing to understand is the discovery and validation pieces of your environment.
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