Data migration is the process of making an exact copy of an organization’s current data from one device to another device—preferably without disrupting or disabling active applications—and then redirecting all input/output (I/O) activity to the new device.
Data centers deliver critical services for businesses. Trying to maximize design efficiency in a data center can be a challenge, however, and focusing only on power and cooling strategies is short-sighted. There are other efficiencies that enhance a data center’s ability to cost effectively adapt to business strategy changes and increased computing demand.
A data center solution should be designed with five key goals: