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Build the Best Data Center Facility for Your Business by Douglas Alger

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Large-Scale Server Moves

While many infrastructure upgrades can be performed while a Data Center remains online, truly sweeping changes can require you to displace several rows' worth of servers and networking devices. Your company might even decide that the most expedient way to clean up your server environment is essentially to start over—build an entirely new Data Center and move servers out of the old hosting space altogether. Either scenario involves the daunting task of moving hundreds of servers. Here are several techniques for making such a large-scale equipment relocation proceed smoothly and quickly:

  • Have a plan— One of the best ways to ensure that a move goes the way you want is to clearly define how you want it to go. Create a schedule ...

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