When contemplating a data center relocation, it is important to employ disciplined project management to guarantee consistent, accurate results, and minimize risk. At TDS we prepare a variety of plans and employ time-proven project management strategies to ensure a successful relocation. Some of these include:
Several activities are essential to reduce risk, reduce cost and shorten the overall move window. In short – these activities help to ensure a successful move. Current data center operations best-practices such as per cabinet power thresholds, server placement methods, port assignment standards, cable installation and labeling standards will be used when implementing the appropriate pre-move services. Essential activities include:
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