An executable migration timeline is an essential deliverable for an actionable hosting strategy.
The Cavan Group will develop a roadmap for migration activity that incorporates milestones for hosting partner selection, contract negotiations, target preparation and workload migration. The timeline also accounts for a number of business and technology influencers such as:
- Existing data center lease obligations
- Resource availability
- Competing IT work streams
- Technology refresh cycles
- Optimization initiatives
- Budget cycles