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In today's evolving tech landscape, businesses strive to meet challenges and seize opportunities. Data center migration is crucial as companies expand, upgrade, or seek efficiency.

At Infrastructure Guides, we excel in seamless data center migration. Our services modernize setups for current needs and future goals.

For improved performance, security, or continuity, our expert team guides you through the entire process. With industry experience and precision, we minimize disruptions and maximize migration benefits.

Choose us for a secure, uninterrupted data center migration journey.

Our Data Center Migration Services

With extensive industry experience, we provide a comprehensive suite of professional services for each migration stage.

A. Pre-migration Planning

Successful migration starts with meticulous planning. Our Pre-migration Planning services establish a smooth foundation.

Assessment of Current Infrastructure: Evaluate strengths, weaknesses, and challenges in your existing data center setup.

Identification of Critical Applications: Prioritize crucial applications and workloads to ensure focused migration attention.

Risk Assessment and Mitigation: Identify risks in legacy technology and develop mitigation plans for seamless migration.

Development of Migration Roadmap: Create a clear, detailed plan outlining every step of the process.

B. Migration Execution

After planning, we execute data center relocation with precision.

  1. Physical Hardware Migration: Safely relocate hardware and equipment.
  2. Virtual Machine and Application Migration: Expertly migrate virtual machines and applications.
  3. Data and Storage Migration: Migrate sensitive data with meticulous attention to detail and security.
  4. Network Reconfiguration and Optimization: Optimize network setup for efficient communication.
  5. Testing and Validation: Rigorously test components before going live, including performance, security, and data.

C. Post-migration Support

We ensure your success even after migration.

Monitoring for Performance and Stability: Constantly monitor systems for optimal performance and stability.

Immediate Issue Resolution: Swiftly address issues to minimize disruptions.

Resource Optimization: Continuously optimize resource allocation for cost-efficiency and performance.

Training and Support: Empower your IT team with comprehensive training and support.

Benefits of Choosing "Infrastructure Guides" for Data Center Migration

When considering Data Center Migration Services, the right partner is key to ensuring a smooth transition.

At Infrastructure Guides, we offer superior migration services that not only relocate your critical infrastructure but also elevate your business operations.

Partnering with us for your migration needs brings numerous advantages:

  1. Reduced Downtime: Our expert team minimizes downtime through meticulous planning and execution.
  2. Enhanced Security: Robust security measures and data encryption protocols ensure your data's safety.
  3. Scalability: Our services are designed for future growth, adapting to your evolving needs.
  4. Complex Expertise: Seasoned experts handle intricate migrations, preserving application functionality.
  5. Cost-Effectiveness: Our strategic approach maximizes ROI by minimizing costs and optimizing resources.

Choose Infrastructure Guides for a seamless migration journey that enhances your business.

Understanding Data Center Migration

Data center migration is a strategic move involving shifting an organization's digital assets, IT resources, apps, and services to a new physical location. This transition boosts operational efficiency, scalability, security, and cost-effectiveness.

Scenarios include on-premises to cloud, data center consolidation, or upgrading to advanced facilities.

Pre-Migration Checklist

Before embarking on a data center migration, careful planning and preparation are essential to ensure a smooth and successful transition.

By following these steps, you can mitigate risks, minimize downtime, and ensure the integrity of your infrastructure during the migration.

  1. Assess Current Setup:
  2. Review hardware, software, and networking components.
  3. Identify critical applications and data for migration.
  4. Inventory Resources:
  5. Document all equipment, servers, and networking devices.
  6. Specify configurations and dependencies.
  7. Address Risks:
  8. Identify and mitigate data centers migration risks.
  9. Prepare strategies to minimize disruptions.
  10. Budget and Timeline:
  11. Set budget and timeline, including testing and post-migration.
  12. Technical Readiness:
  13. Verify compatibility with target environment.
  14. Backup critical data and implement secure strategy.
  15. Network Planning:
  16. Assess network architecture.
  17. Plan for IP changes and routing.
  18. Software/Hardware:
  19. Update firmware, drivers, and software.
  20. Ensure smooth system operation.
  21. Operational Readiness:
  22. Communicate data center migration plan to stakeholders.
  23. Train IT staff and assign roles.
  24. Contingency Plans:
  25. Prepare for unexpected issues.
  26. Define rollback procedures.
  27. Testing:
  28. Simulate migration in a controlled environment.
  29. Thoroughly test applications, data transfer, and connectivity.

By following this comprehensive data center migration checklist, our Infrastructure Guides team ensures systematic and efficient data center migrations, minimizing risk and disruption while maximizing the successful transition of your critical data center environment.

Have A Successful Data Center Migration With Infrastructure Guides

Our services ensure seamless transitions for critical infrastructure. Guided by experts, your journey gains performance, scalability, and cost-effectiveness.

Whether cloud migration, location change, or optimization, we ensure success with minimal disruptions.

Each migration is unique. Our tailored approach, backed by a proven record, meets your goals.

Transform your IT landscape. Contact us for customized consultation. Our team supports every step.

Discover possibilities with Infrastructure Guides – Your partner for smooth data center migration.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the 4 types of data migrations?

Data migration involves moving data from one location to another, and it can be categorized into four main types:

  1. Storage Migration: Move data between storage systems, e.g., on-premises to cloud.
  2. Database Migration: Transfer data between database systems for upgrades or consolidation.
  3. Application Migration: Shift both data and apps between environments.
  4. Business Process Migration: Move data and associated processes to a new system.

What are 3 types of data migration tools?

Data center migration tools are essential for a smooth and efficient migration process. Here are three types of data center migration tools commonly used:

  1. ETL Tools: Extract, Transform, Load tools like Talend, Informatica, SSIS.
  2. Backup Tools: Ensure data integrity with backups, e.g., NetBackup, Commvault.
  3. Automation Tools: Automate migration, e.g., Carbonite Migrate, CloudEndure.

What are the 5 cloud migration strategies?

Cloud migration strategies determine how applications and data are moved to the cloud. There are five common strategies:

  1. Rehost (Lift & Shift): Quick move, minimal changes.
  2. Refactor (Rearchitect): Restructure for cloud benefits.
  3. Revise (Replatform): Minor changes for compatibility.
  4. Rebuild: Develop anew with cloud-native services.
  5. Replace: Swap with cloud-based solutions or SaaS.

What is meant by data migration?

Data migration moves data between systems, formats, or locations. Done during upgrades, tech adoption, or consolidation. Types: database, file, app, process. Ensure data quality, security, and usability during migration.

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What our clients say about our work.

We saved 20% over any other provider we were quoted

We had a very unique set of connectivity needs and the team at Infrastructure Guides placed us in 10 data centers globally while simplifying our processes. We saved over twenty percent from any other provider we were quoted.

Client 1
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IG helped us finish a migration project we started years ago

We had an infrastructure to public cloud project that we were migrating over a number of years. Infrastructure Guides wrote us a new data center contract which allowed us step down our environment over time. They also got us express routes to limit our exposure to public cloud data fees.

Client 2
Data Center to Cloud
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IG saved us $20,000 per month on our contract

We had been with the same colocation provider for over 10 years and our costs were getting out of control. Infrastructure Guides helped us negotiate back to market rates, saving us over $20,000 per month without having to change a thing with our existing infrastructure.

Client 3
Contract Renewal
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