5 keys to successful data center re-location

Datalink identifies critical key success factors, including best practices and proven methodologies.

Nov 14th, 2013

A recent white paper from Datalink investigates the five keys needed for a successful data center relocation. Briefly stated, according to the company, the 5 keys are: project management; solid planning; a great logistics partner; management support; and appropriate resources.

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"Relocating your data center -- whether to save money, support corporate expansion, or due to some other business condition -- is not trivial," states the paper's introduction. Datalink further asserts that its data center experts "have identified the critical key success factors, including best practices and proven methodologies, to make any organization's data center relocation a success."

The white paper further outlines: business issues that drive a data center relocation; essential considerations in choosing a new data center; if one should select a data center relocation partner and how; the most critical tasks that need to occur when relocating a data center; and a real-world example of a successful data center relocation.

View/Download the white paper.

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