Episode 117: What Is Your Data Center Migration Strategy?

According to recent findings by Analytics Week – By 2020, for every person in the world, there will be 1.7 megabytes of new data created each second.

The total amount of data in the world will reach 44 zettabytes by 2020, expanding from its current volume of 4.4 zettabytes.

There are 1.2 trillion searches annually just on Google, averaging out to 40,000 searches per second — reflecting how users are generating much of this data.

The sheer amount of data, as indicated by this report, is becoming almost incomprehensible. Organizations are increasingly moving systems to cloud providers, propelling cloud hosting at a 23.31% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) through 2020, according to Gartner. Sometimes, though, colocation of your own hardware makes more sense than moving everything over to the as-a-service model. Hence, the market for colocation worldwide is also skyrocketing — it’s projected to rise 15.4% from 2016 to 2020.

The overall trend is that firms are moving away from handling infrastructure themselves. Regardless of exactly how these transitions occur, a data center migration is clarified by considering the standard steps to proceed. Below are simple steps for a successful data center migration, concluding with a close look at the migration of the data itself- Determine What Elements of Your System You Want To Migrate Check Your Hardware and Space Consider the Data Itself The Value of Colocation Migrating Data While Maintaining Privacy, Security and Compliance

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