More than 50% of data migration projects will exceed budget and/or harm the business due to flawed strategy and execution, according to Gartner. Nevertheless – data migrations are a fact of IT life.
They can be complicated and time-consuming – and regardless if you are going cross-platform, cross-domain, or adding new systems, at the end of the day you’ve got to get it right.
Data migration is the process of transitioning any kind of data from one system to another. You could be getting a new storage appliance to replace an old system. You could be migrating to a cloud-based storage solution. You could be upgrading an application database and need new hardware. Any of those situations require moving data from one system to a different system.
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