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7.Production Support

1.Business Case
2.Planning And Management

There are a number of ways to move a data center with various degrees of cost, time and effort depending on the option that is employed. Wheel IT – SG project managers and consultants will be able to take your organisation through the choices and related risks and impacts it will have on the business and support organisations.

The complexity of the move can cause loss of revenue and credibility at the business level while damaging the IT organisation credibility in the eyes of the business users and community. Getting the right people in to plan and deliver the move will make the difference in a complete success or damage limitation.

Experienced Resources plus Knowledgebase = Quality Solutions

The experience and expertise of Wheel IT – Services Group associates will take care of all the tasks and steps needed to manage a successful relocation allowing you, to focus on other business demands. The use of tried and tested relocations companies, working closely with the team, will ensure the infrastructure and services are transported across to the new location without incident.

Wheel IT – Services Group will be able to take you from Business Case to project completion following the high-level tasks listed.

Roadmap Tollgate 1. Business Case & Objectives

  • Business Workshops review the goals and objectives as defined by sponsors and stakeholders.
  • Technical objectives, challenges and options
  • Metrics and Measures for the programme of project
  • Organisational Requirements internal and external
  • Business impact due to changes in operation or functionality
  • IT Service Management and Support alignment requirements
  • Value Delivery & Business Case Review Tollgate
Roadmap Tollgate 2. Planning & Management

  • Project Initiation and Planning
  • Identify Critical Success Factors
  • Communication Plans
  • Risk Management
  • Identify Key Performance Indicators
  • Planning Review Tollgate
Roadmap Tollgate 3. Requirements

  • Review of Business and Technical Requirements for Infrastructure Solution
  • Review target site
  • Detailed Inventory Validation and Technical Requirements Tollgate
Roadmap Tollgate 4. Design

  • High-Level Design
  • Detail Design broken down into technology streams
  • Relocation Strategy and Detail Plans
  • Test Strategy and Plans
  • Technical Architecture Review Tollgate
Roadmap Tollgate 5. Develop/Implementation

  • Build of Staging Infrastructure as required
  • Development of Relocation Solution
  • Develop Tests Plans for Production & UAT
  • System/s Preparations for Relocation
  • Update Test Strategy and Plans
  • Relocation of System/s to new site
  • Relocation Solution Review Tollgate
Roadmap Tollgate 6. Test

  • Tests of Environments
  • Test of Management Support functions
  • UAT of Production Environments
  • Test Review Tollgate and Acceptance
Roadmap Tollgate 7. Production Support

  • Knowledge Transfer for Support Organisation
  • Handover of Support
  • Production Support Review Tollgate and Acceptance
Roadmap Tollgate 8. Close

  • Business Metrics and Measures Review
  • Project Review and Lessons Learnt
  • End of Project Report
  • End of Project Tollgate and final Acceptance
Together with the technologies, tools, processes and much more besides that form part of the knowledgebase, Wheel IT - SG associates can offer the experience and expertise to realise your objectives.

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