Network Relocation Services: Moving an Office Is Hard to Do
Relocating your network during an office move is an IT manager's worst nightmare: It's complicated, disruptive and expensive. There are many components and it requires extensive project management experience.
Considerations to keep in mind are:
- Environmental - Does the facility have adequate cooling and power? An environment that is too hot will significantly limit the lifespan of your servers and networking equipment.
- Physical - Is there adequate server room space as well as rack space? And is the room secure? Planning office space and cabling layouts, as well as incorporating phone, data, and wireless network connectivity is required to accommodate existing and future needs.
- Logical - What kind of connectivity is needed for voice and data networks, and how should they be segmented? Network security and network resources can all be improved through firewall upgrades, server consolidation, virtualization, storage system design, and more.
- Enhancements - Most of all, an office move is an opportunity to improve your IT infrastructure, network security and overall IT service management. What are the elements or incremental capabilities that you've been seeking?
A Successful Office Relocation Process
Regardless of your size, when you need to relocate your IT systems there is an orderly process that will ensure a successful move. In fact, the earlier IT is involved in the planning process for an office move, the more successful the network relocation will be. In general, this process consists of the following phases and representative activities:
Lanlogic offers complete business IT relocation services that alleviate the complexity and disruptive nature of an office move. We evaluate your specific move challenges and design a plan using both on-premise and cloud-based solutions that reduce your effective downtime to its lowest level. Our in-house technical team is highly experienced allowing us to control the quality of our work and to meet your deadlines. Our projects are completed on time, on budget ... guaranteed.
With hundreds of moves under our belt, we have never missed a move-in date or deadline.