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A removal truck is obviously an essential part of office move, though extra care needs to be taken concerning packaging.
Prepare for impact
Your delicate robotics need to travel comfortably between cushioned barriers, preventing devices from jarring together. Wrapping equipment in anti-static bubble wrap shields equipment against magnetic fields, preventing loss of valuable data.
Equipment should ideally be placed in computer crates. Each crate should be dedicated to one complete system that is labelled for easy identification.
Think seriously about Insurance
When it involves your bread and butter being stored in digital format, ensure you have a back-up plan in case something happens during move. Most insurance companies offer various policies for insuring computers against theft and damage.
Find out if your new building has facilities for your network
Be sure to conduct a site survey and evaluate what your network needs are. This helps to curb overspending on equipment and identifies best possible locations for installing access points. It also ensures that cable runs meet local building codes.
Things just work better when cabling is installed before move
Before move goes ahead, new network's cabling and network infrastructure should be in place, conveniently ready for each labelled workstation crate to be placed next to correct plugs, power leads and phone lines.
Power On: Booting-up network
Expect a few glitches; problems are inevitable with a new network. Hiring a professional at this point is an invaluable asset. Installation support ensures that company can deal with any unforeseen teething problems during initial start-up period.
Lastly, don't even think about doing it yourself
Most companies, before seeking advice from professionals, go down DIY networking route. Unless you have a qualified team, installing a network can turn ugly and about as frustrating as unravelling 3000 feet of fishing line with one hand.
Hypercubic is a London based IT Support Company specialising in the installation and support of computer networks. Their IT support technologies help save time and effort, especially when moving a network to a new location.