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IT Asset Relocation Services
Relocating a data center can cause major upheaval to data center operations. Using SMS to manage your data center relocation project can help your business complete your move quickly, efficiently, and without unnecessary disruptions and complications.
SMS specializes in data center relocations and can coordinate simple point-to-point data center migrations or highly complex multipoint to multipoint relocations. With a single point of contact for coordination, management, and general oversight of your project, our data center relocation services can greatly reduce or even eliminate the potential chaos.
SMS utilizes highly trained and certified engineers for all IT asset relocations. These trained technicians can uninstall, transport, set-up and install IT equipment of all types, and know exactly how to work in an environment where critical production equipment may be operating. You can rest assured that your valuable IT assets will arrive at their new location undamaged and will be expertly installed to OEM specifications.
SMS simplifies complex projects enabling effective use of your time.
From basic box moves to highly complex multipoint to multipoint data center relocations, SMS has the expertise, experience, and highly skilled staff required for a successful IT asset move free of complications.
Get a quote for your upcoming IT asset relocation or data center migration!
Contact us and provide the following information for an estimated price for your upcoming IT asset or data center relocation:
- Your preferred move date and start time
- Your equipment inventory with originating location(s) and destination(s).
The estimated price we provide will include the cost of the following:
- De-installation of IT assets
- Packing of IT assets according to manufacturer specifications for safe transportation
- Transporting of equipment
- Unpacking IT assets and disposing of packaging waste
- Re-installation of your IT assets to your exact specifications, including devices, rail kits, and power cords.
We also offer an assortment of related IT services to further simplify your IT asset relocation project. These services include:
- Data center relocation and consolidation planning
- IT asset management
- Migration timeline and budget planning
- Application checklists and data synchronization
- Communication between command centers.
During data center equipment moves, clients often worry about who holds the liability for potential damage to their valuable IT assets. We provide $3,000,000 of insurance coverage for all data center moves, with higher amounts available if needed. In the rare event that a hardware problem occurs during the relocation, SMS engineers will make all necessary repairs to ensure that your system is up and running as soon as possible.
Don't let IT asset installation and deployment tasks use up your business's valuable time, resources, or budget. We offer the agility and flexibility of a local solutions provider, along with the expertise and resources of a global enterprise integrator.
Even though SMS can accommodate most any IT asset relocation need, we have assembled our offering into three packages to help you easily determine the level of support you require.
Click a package name in the matrix below for a complete description of the service.
SMS Total Data Center Relocation Service
The SMS Total data center migration service is the ultimate hassle-free data center relocation solution in which we take complete responsibility for all aspects of your data center relocation project.
Businesses who take advantage of SMS Total get one, or more, dedicated data center relocations specialist assigned to oversee the entire project. This relocation specialist takes full responsibility for your data center move and helps with all aspects of planning this complex project. This planning includes:
- Determining your migration strategy
- Developing detailed project plans
- Personnel management and ensuring effective communication between all parties involved
- Tracking of all IT assets
- Script development assistance
- Orchestration of all essential processes.
The result is a data center relocation process in which everyone knows exactly what is happening and what their role is. IT equipment is quickly, efficiently and securely transported to their new location(s) and installed by our certified engineers. All IT hardware is verified to be operating per the manufacturer's specifications before we leave your facility.
This means you can continue to concentrate on day-to-day data center operations rather than diverting your most valuable human resources into planning and managing the data center migration project.
SMS Assist Data Center Migration Service
SMS Assist data center migration service is designed to assist businesses who want to take responsibility for their own relocation, but require some help from a specialist.
With SMS Assist, we provide a relocation specialist with 15 years or more of IT relocation experience to work with you on the logistics of your move. Our relocation specialist works on your behalf to coordinate the various aspects of your project and direct SMS engineers, should they be required.
The SMS Assist data center migration service is a tailored offering which can include any of the following:
- Project management
- System de-installation
- Custom packing and labeling of IT assets
- Packing materials
- Transportation of equipment
- Re-installation of systems at new location(s)
- System startup and system check
Whether you are moving or consolidating your data center, or conducting a simple IT asset move, SMS Assist can provide the tailored assistance you require, allowing your IT staff to continue their valuable work uninterrupted.
SMS Basic IT Asset Box Move
The SMS IT Asset Basic Box Move is a simple, affordable service that helps you to successfully relocate your IT assets without complication. And compared to the OEM, the SMS Basic Box Move is highly cost-efficient.
During a Basic IT Asset Box Move, our team takes direction from you to move systems and equipment between racks and locations. We provide basic supervision over our engineers and transportation firm to complete your move successfully.
Our engineers carry out the un-racking and re-racking of equipment, safe packaging, transportation, and repairs to faulty equipment. HotSpares℠ spare parts are readily available and our Fix-IT-First® service feature ensure any faulty hardware issues are resolved quickly.