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How to Prepare a Businesses Data Center For Relocation

March 18, 2023 by CRS Corporate Relocation SystemsCorporate Moving

No matter the size of your business, relocating a data center can be daunting. However, with the help of an experienced and professional moving company, you can have a smooth transition to your new space while you focus on your business. At CRS Moving & Storage, we understand the importance of a data center for running your company, so we strive to handle its relocation efficiently. Our well-trained team does everything possible to minimize downtime and get your new data center up and running quickly.

We have over 20 years of experience working on data center relocation. Our highly-skilled team has the knowledge and resources to move your data center with the utmost care and attention. We work with you every step of the way to develop a customized plan tailored to your needs. With our one-stop-shop services, we handle every aspect of your relocation, from planning and packing to transportation and installation. We understand the importance of the preparation process, so we can help you determine what you need to do before the move.

5 Ways to Prepare for Business Data Center Relocation

Data center relocation has many benefits for businesses, like minimized disruption and increased lifespan. Therefore, it’s essential to properly prepare for the move with the following steps:

Find the Right Moving Company

Finding the right moving company can be one of the most challenging parts of the data center relocation process. Fortunately, CRS Moving & Storage makes it easy for you to grow your business. We help manage every aspect of your move, including storage, liquidation, and installation, so you don’t have to worry about keeping track of multiple vendors. Our caring and hardworking team gives you the peace of mind that you are in the best hands.

Decide What You Want to Move

During the planning phase of your move, we review all your items and help you decide what you want to move, donate, or sell. You should consider the size and orientation of your new space to determine what can and cannot fit. Furthermore, you can take this time to inventory your hardware and decide if anything needs updating. This helps us save time and materials when packing your data center and saves you money by avoiding moving unnecessary items.

Discuss Your Goals 

When planning your move, we review your goals and answer your questions about the process. This may include the following elements of your relocation:

  • Critical applications and data and what needs to be backed up
  • Your data’s security during the relocation
  • How your equipment will fit in your new space

We strive to understand your business and objectives, so we can always keep them in mind and set up your new space to your satisfaction. Our team ensures everything fits into your new space for minimal setup delay and optimal productivity.

Create a Moving Timeline

Once we understand your needs and goals for the relocation, we take all aspects of the move, including transportation, installation, and testing, into account to create a realistic schedule that will keep everyone on track for a successful transition. Our pre-planning professionals can help you develop and stick to this timeline.

Budget Analysis

Another critical element of data center relocation preparation is reviewing your budget. You deserve a high-quality moving experience without unnecessary costs. Our CRS Moving & Storage team wants to help you make the best decision for your business, including staying on budget. Therefore, we will develop a plan that allows you to cost-effectively meet your goals for the move.

Reach Out to a Trusted Professional at CRS Moving & Storage About Your Data Center Relocation

If you want to relocate your data center, you may not know where to start preparing for such a major change. One of the best steps to take is to contact a trustworthy moving company with experience in moving data centers and who understands what you need to have a successful transition. At CRS Moving & Storage, we have worked on moving data centers of all sizes, so you can trust us to take on any challenge.

We understand that every company is different, so we take a personalized approach to your move, creating a plan based on your unique needs. Our hardworking team goes beyond packing and shipping – we will support you from start to finish. Give us a call at (718) 424-6000 or fill out our contact form to schedule a free planning and logistics session.

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