Chandigarh, India (PressExposure) July 25, 2011 -- Usually, damages incur while on the transport. Generally the causes for damages while data centre relocation incur because either one does not have an idea how to transport them and have no clue on right manner to transport these in a proper method. All of us have idea of costs of computer equipment, server machines in particular and one never takes any kind of threats while one is relocating your premises. That why, it is compulsory to avail help of IT recycling companies. Rack moving people know how to shift your computer equipment. Moreover, if there occur some damages, servers recycling people have to give you for all damages. This also saves insurance costs you have to pay for movement time while one is moving in your new office premises. No doubt, you hired IT Relocation Company which is professional in their fields though still you should know if they are doing things in right manner. Below tips will be handy for you to evaluate their efficiency:
Data Protection: Make sure IT recycling experts are going to pack your IT equipment in harmless manner. Also, you can request them to back up system's hard drive data either by replicating the data to USB drives or DVDs. Back up will come useful if there is an everlasting harm to your system while on the move. Store all USB drives in secure destination along with other vital instruction booklet. One should put these vital things in locking file box to save it from all sort of harm.
Disassemble Equipment: One more essential thing is to make sure IT relocation people is if these people have disassembled your machines. Try to make sure that there are no hard disks or wires attached with cabinet before packing it. You should take care for getting printer toner detached from printing devices while moving. Cross check if there is a need to lock printer's head as per given in instruction manual given by manufacturer.
Remove Cables: Ask from data center relocation experts for removing cables when they are ready to move your systems to new office. Always cross check IT recycling experts to employ twist ties as well as masking tapes for recording the wire position for reassembly work, else it may become messy. Remind them either not to yank or tug cables during removing them because it may damage the machines ports and wires. Only after all the cables have been removed, pack them indecently as well as pack them in zip lock bag.
Loading: Only after cautious wrapping, you can request data center Relocation Company to shift your computer equipment through car, but not in shifting van. Mostly rack Moving people insures goods from its total mass. But case with IT system, it is not always true.
Therefore always ask your rack Moving experts not to insure your cargo with standard policy because in that case you might not have a true value for your server machines.