Data Center Relocation Work Breakdown Structure

The purpose of this document is to provide project managers and team members with an overview of the requirements for a data center relocation. This data relocation plan document can also be used as a checklist in support of an existing data center relocation project.


1.1. Data Center Relocation Project Management

1.1.1. Scheduling

1.1.2. Procurement Management

1.2. New Data Center Requirements Definition

1.2.1. Business


1.2.1.1. Service Level Agreement

1.2.1.2. Insurance

1.2.2. Technical


1.2.2.1. Current Data Center

1.2.2.1.1. Inventory

1.2.2.1.2. Communications Migration Requirements

1.2.2.1.3. Contract Review

1.2.2.2. New Data Center

1.2.2.2.1. Rack Diagrams

1.2.2.2.2. Communications Interconnects

1.2.2.2.3. Cabling

1.2.2.2.4. Power

1.2.2.2.5. Environmental Controls

1.2.2.2.6. Security Access

1.3. Acquisition

1.3.1. New Data Center


1.3.1.1. Site Visit

1.3.1.2. Contract

1.3.2. Hardware


1.3.2.1. Issue RFP

1.3.2.2. Selection Criteria

1.3.2.3. Purchase

1.3.3. Communications


1.3.3.1. Data Interconnect

1.3.3.2. Voice Interconnect

1.4. Installation Prerequisites

1.4.1. Resource Allocation

1.4.2. Notifications


1.4.2.1. Internal

1.4.2.2. Customer

1.4.3. Site Preparation


1.4.3.1. Circuit Cut Over Plan

1.4.3.2. Rack Space Allocation

1.4.3.3. Power

1.4.3.4. Cabling

1.4.3.5. Network

1.4.3.5.1. IP Allocation

1.4.4. Testing

1.4.5. Configuration Backups

1.4.6. Detailed Installation Documentation

1.5. Migration

1.5.1. Hardware


1.5.1.1. Installation

1.5.1.2. Testing

1.5.2. Routing and Switching


1.5.2.1. Cut Over

1.5.2.2. Testing

1.5.2.3. Cancel Circuit to Old Data Center

1.6. Operations Switch Over

1.6.1. SLA monitoring

1.6.2. Documentation

1.6.3. Disaster Recovery Testing

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