Good Morning! Moving right along through these elements, please feel free to post comments or questions or contact us directly. We are very excited to share this information as we know if all elements are considered you will truly have a unique and comprehensive solution for your data center.
This week we will post the content from Mark Evanko’s presentation outlining the 16 Elements one should consider in order to develop a complete and appropriate Data Center solution. Mark’s theory is simple, if anyone who needs to plan the next steps or creation of a data center solution looks carefully at these 16 items, based on their specific needs and requirements, this system can act as a roadmap to pinpoint a proper solution. BRUNS-PAK can of course help!
So this week lets look at Element #7, Migration / Relocation
7. Migration / Relocation
A. Move existing or buy/lease new?
B. Asset swap outs
C. General hardware life cycle ± 3-4 years?
D. Maximize uptime
E. Multiple phases
F. Consolidation strategies
G. Physical cost vs. planning costs
H. Impacts of the network
I. Move it? – Plan to migrate back? – Resume update
Here is the full list of 16 Elements we have covered and/or will be reviewing one by one over the next weeks:
Defining the Mix of “Elements” (16) Considered in the Data Center Solution
1. FACILITY INFRASTRUCTURE
2. ENERGY EFFICIENCY
3. COMPUTER HARDWARE
4. CLOUD Internal/External
5. DISASTER RECOVERY
8. COMPUTER SOFTWARE
9. MODULARITY/SCALABILITY /RELIABILITY
11. SERVICE LEVEL AGREEMENTS
13. CAPEX vs. LEASE/OPEX
16. LEGAL REPERCUSSIONS
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