Chapter 10. Migration Strategies


This chapter covers the following topics:

  • Topics to consider for inclusion in RFP documents

  • Turning the RFP into a joint planning document for implementation with selected vendors

  • Defining the SLAs

  • Training network operations staff on the new network

  • Planning site installation

  • Site handover requirements

  • Case study selections


Having examined the options available for implementing provider-provisioned Layer 3 virtual private networks (VPNs) and how the technology affects the enterprise network after it’s implemented, we now consider how migrating from a traditional WAN to a Layer 3 VPN WAN can be managed. The procedures, mechanisms, and forms provided in this chapter are very similar ...

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