Category Archives: data center relocation

18 Sep 2015

Is It Time To Decommission Your Data Center?

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Is It Time To Decommission Your Data Center?

Data centers are extremely complex to manage, and the task of decommissioning a data center is far from trivial. Decisions must be made regarding which equipment, if any, can be reused in the new data center. Some of the equipment will need to be disposed of and/or destroyed, and some of the equipment may be resold. more...

22 Jan 2015

Is it Time to Move or Colocate your Data Center? PTS’ Relocation Services Can Help

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So you’ve made the decision to relocate your data center operations to a new facility. Perhaps you are moving the operations to a data center colocation facility because it was going to be too expensive to upgrade your in-house data center facility, or perhaps your organization prefers an operational expense financial model over spending capital more...

11 Apr 2013

Critical Considerations during a Data Center Migration

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Critical Considerations during a Data Center Migration

If you’ve got more than a rack or two in your data center or computer room, a data center migration is rife with risk. Who wants to lie awake in the weeks before the migration wondering if they’ve missed something? Will everything go smoothly? Did I make the right choices for services companies, infrastructure upgrades, more...

27 Jun 2012

Data Center Move Pitfalls: How to Avoid Them

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Data Center relocations are fraught with risks. Unlike other organizations within the enterprise that might have more mundane equipment such as desks, book cases, and file cabinets, data center operators and IT staff must have everything go smoothly. If the move doesn’t go as planned, troubles can range from costs associated with replacing or fixing more...

24 Aug 2007

Plan Your Data Center Move (Part 2 of 2)

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A successful data center relocation starts with a good plan. By placing emphasis on pre-design and planning, you can achieve an optimal solution to meet the demands of your data center move. Here are some key points to address when developing your own data center relocation strategy: What equipment really needs to move? An equipment more...

20 Aug 2007

Plan Your Data Center Move (Part 1 of 2)

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In my post “Tips for Handling Your Data Center Relocation,” I discussed some basic strategies for streamlining a data center move. Since then, I’ve received a few requests for more insight into handling the data center relocation process. In this post I’ll address whether it’s necessary to call in the pros and how to pick more...

31 Oct 2006

The Pros and Cons of Data Center Colocation

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Data center colocation plays a strategic role in modern IT operations. For many companies, it presents an attractive alternative to building and maintaining a sizeable data center. Housing servers and network equipment off-site does offer companies a number of benefits, but the picture isn’t as simple as black and white. Before you commit to colocation, more...