Data Centres

Technimove Video

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  • [Instrumental]
  • Tom Forbes, Sales Director, Technimove
    My name is Tom Forbes, I’m a Sales Director for Technimove, we provide an end to end physical relocation solution of anything from a single device to an entire data centre.
  • Interxion
    What are the issues people face when relocating IT equipment?
  • Tom Forbes
    When physically migrating IT equipment, service storage coms equipment it tends to be the project tends to be technically led., the physical migration tends to be left very much as an afterthought.
    Poor communication across multiple departments and multiple people that are engaged in that project can cause havoc when it comes to the physical migration of equipment, and that’s the most crucial point of a project, when that equipment is about minimising downtime, getting that equipment in, on site, powered up, so its business as usual come Monday morning.
  • Interxion
    How do you work with companies and data centre providers to ensure that the customer’s equipment is moved efficiently and safely?
  • Tom Forbes
    Technimove work with leading data centres such as Interxion in providing that end to end solution for their clients. When migrating equipment into their facility, Technimove are really there to offer a value added service to Interxion’s clients and of course guide them right the way through that process of a physical migration project into their facilities.
  • Interxion
    What are the benefits of using an IT migration company like Technimove?
  • Tom Forbes
    The benefits of using Technimove is that your gaining access to 15 years of experience of migrating data centres, from a single device to an entire data centre. Over those 15 years the process has been homed right down to the finest detail, to ensure that there are no issues, to ensure that there are no problems. It’s absolutely imperative that you engage with the right company that does have an understanding of what it is they’re exactly moving. Not just engaging a removals company that will move equipment’s on palettes and in open cages.
  • Interxion
    What assurances do you give companies that their equipment will be moved efficiently and safely?
  • Tom Forbes
    Not only do Technimove provide  a comprehensive standard level of insurance, but also the way we package the equipment is second to none. Each individual device is packaged individually in bubble wrap and it’s placed into purpose built foam line server flight cases. Security is incredibly important to the client, it’s incredibly important to Interxion, it’s incredibly important to Technimove. 
  • Interxion
    What are your top tips for anyone migrating IT equipment?
  • Tom Forbes
    The first thing is communication, it’s absolutely of paramount important to ensure that communication’s crystal clear across everybody that’s involved in the project. From the client side, from the data centre side and of course Technimove’s project management side.
    My most important tip is to engage with the migration partner such as Technimove early. It’s about minimising risk and building in continuity into the project. But working with a company such as Technimove, we highlight every single tiny detail, that needs to be understood, that needs to be planned for to ensure that the project’s a success.