Hardware infrastructure migration is largely
dependent on your current hardware and target hardware. Let
look at some common scenarios and network infrastructure
IBM Mainframe to Open Systems
Moving IBM ....MIPS to core, processor speeds....one server to run database, application server (including transaction monitors), batch processing, ETL software, messaging software .....
Distributed Desktop to Browser/Server (client/server migrations)
RISC to CISC (x86)
IaaS - Private or Public Cloud
Do you want to own the hardware infrastructure (private IaaS) or put it in the cloud (public IaaS) ?
Firewalls, load balancers,
routers. Network pipe