In today's business environment, data center flexibility is key
This Health Services firm operated two company-owned data centers – a primary site in Connecticut, and secondary one in Georgia. They made a strategic business decision to exit the secondary site for a QTS colocation data center in Ashburn, VA. Based on favorable lease terms, the consolidation & migration needed to be completed in a very aggressive four-month window. Our client estimated that 1,000 devices would be impacted which supported mainly development/test, Performance Volume Stress (PVS), disaster recovery, email services, and some production data and applications. After performing an inventory in the Georgia facility, we found 3,571 physical devices would need to be migrated.
Align successfully migrated 3,571 devices from Georgia to Ashburn within the compressed timeline of June – August. In order to achieve this goal, the following were accomplished: