Evaluate Facilities & Assets for Organizational Compliance
Data center migration is the process of evaluating data center facilities and assets (network, servers, storage, OS’s, databases, and licensing) for compliance with...
- IT industry best practices
- your industry benchmarks
- your organization’s risk tolerance and security profile and
- your organization’s strategic development goals (e.g. acquisition/divestiture, geographic coverage, green strategy, etc.).
Part application assessment, part financial analysis, and part infrastructure evaluation, a data center rationalization initiative identifies areas of unnecessary spend, exposure to risk, opportunities for consolidation and virtualization, and facilities efficiency (either independently or as part of a reengineering “green” initiative).
The goal of a data center migration effort is usually cost take out first, operational excellence second, and marketing “green” investment third.