Federal Government data centre migration – ITFM Technology – Experience

Posted March 15 2016

ITFM - Data Centre Migration

Federal Government data centre migration – ITFM Technology


ITFM recently completed an engagement with a high-profile government agency in Canberra. The project involved centralizing the office accommodation and data centre space from multiple locations within the ACT to brand new, purpose-built headquarters.

The program of works involved the provision of data centre migration services. Overall, in excess of 150 racks containing over 1,200 devices, including storage arrays, blade chassis, SAN and multi-vendor server hardware was relocated or deployed. The relocation of over 2,000 PCs, 4,000 monitors and 100 MFD, as well as post-relocation hardware decommissioning and asset disposal, desktop (750) and server deployments (250+) and the installation of new server racks and containment isles.

Services Provided

Data center migration
Server de racking and re racking (Rack and Stack)
Proprietary raise and roll solution for in-rack server relocation of EMC VMAX, DMX and VBlock, HP, Dell, IBM and Cisco Nexus fully deployed systems
Secure server relocation using custom-designed secure server transportation units (SSTU)
Sensitive freight and specialist transport
Third-party logistics (3PL)
ICT Relocation Services
Hardware roll-out and refresh with full reporting
IT asset disposal (ITAD) and IT asset management (ITAM)
De-installation and strip out
Crate and equipment sales and hire
Asset Management
Security Cleared Staff