Rackspace now offers database migration services
Many organizations are interested in migrating their database services to create cost efficiencies and optimize performance. However, companies often lack the necessary expertise and resources to perform a migration properly. Failed migrations can result in broken business applications and damaged reputations. Rackspace can help transform your business and migrate your database across technologies and platforms, minimizing risk, disruption, and downtime.
Rackspace database and cloud specialists can assess an organization’s database environment. They evaluate how your application is leveraging data, discuss your business goals, develop a migration strategy, prepare a detailed migration plan, manage the migration, and return each database to production. The Database Migration Solution consists of service blocks that give you the flexibility to leverage the right level of expertise for your business. You can customize your database migration solution by choosing from the following service blocks:
- Assessment & Strategy
- Process Transformation
- Migration Services
- Platform Essentials
- Manage & Operate
- DBA Services
Assessment workshop: Rackspace consultants develop an understanding of your database landscape by leading workshops to discover overall business goals and targets. This assessment process includes a detailed discovery of the current and future state of your database environments and a deep dive into the database objects and application touchpoints.
Migration or transformation plan: Rackspace uses database and cloud expertise along with the findings from the assessment workshop and the database migration tooling output to develop an overall migration or transformation plan.
Migration execution: After developing the migration plan, Rackspace leads the migration by leveraging a continuous process of making changes and validating the results to decide if more changes are necessary. After achieving a steady state, Rackspace specialists perform full application and database testing and complete the switchover.
Manage and optimize: Rackspace offers multiple support level options for your database environment, which include the management of both the infrastructure and the database. You can select the service blocks that best fit your technical needs and business goals.
Complexity and lack of expertise can often slow down or even delay migration and transformation projects. Rackspace provides the expertise to reduce risk and increase your confidence in achieving your database migration and transformation goals.
The Rackspace team of expert technical consultants, project, and program managers provides hands-on management of your project. These teams have years of continuous migration experience. They understand the associated challenges and develop mitigation strategies to minimize or avoid downtime.
Rackspace specialists rely on their deep understanding of your business needs to migrate all kinds of databases. They also help you build confidence and momentum by using an agile migration-factory approach and applying automation to achieve a sustainable, efficient delivery. This process helps you improve your time to market and more quickly realize your planned migration benefits.
Complex database migration services minimize your business risk when transitioning key databases to a new platform or technology. Rackspace has an experienced team of experts to help you through this process.
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