It was advised that the equipment list included a populated IBM Netezza rack that had to be transported to the third floor of a building in Munich. This raised several logistical concerns. The Server Migration Consultant advised on a site survey before proceeding with the project.
An experienced migration engineer visited the delivery site to determine:
- The feasibility of the project
- The best approach to complete the migration successfully
- Access limitations
- Resource requirements
- Risk Assessment and Method Statement
After an extensive study of the building, the engineer was able to provide feedback of the approach that Technimove would recommend, to ensure the secure migration of the equipment.
Steps to the entrance of the building – Netezza Racks could not be wheeled in
Lift Restriction – The lift had a weight limitation of 600kg – Netezza racks weight approximately 1 tonne.
A step to the data hall – Netezza racks could not be wheeled straight into the data hall