Last Updated on July 17, 2021 by Tylor
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As with any other vendor relationship, getting everyone on the same page is crucial in the early stages. This information is typically communicated during a project implementation meeting or call where all key relocation members should be in attendance. Reconfirm the scope of the project and sort through all items with a fine-tooth comb.
Now that your meeting is set, what should you come prepared with?
Before setup begins on move-in day, a quick power test and connectivity test is crucial to minimize or eliminate any downtime for your business. Testing could be easily done with a laptop, testing each power source and internet port.
If you are shipping your items to the data center, run through your checklist of purchased items to confirm delivery, catalog serial numbers, and test new equipment to guarantee functionality on move-in day.
If you are transferring already owned equipment, make sure everything is wrapped and packaged properly for safe delivery. Now is a good time to replace any worn cables or other hardware pieces.
Stay tuned for part 3: focusing on the migration planning to your new data center. Don’t forget to download our Data Center Migration Checklist.
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