info-tech research group
Move Wrap-Up Checklist
Use the following checklist for special requirements and tying up loose ends. Modify this list as you
see fit and according to your needs.
Checklist: Move Wrap-Up and Special Completed
Yes No N/A
Establish a firm “activation date” for the new facility to be wired
and powered by.
Prepare and distribute to staff a master list of all new ISPs, telcos,
equipment vendors, property management personnel, support
providers, Web hosting service, etc.
Ensure that IT staff will be at the new location on the moving day
for allowing access, accepting deliveries, troubleshooting, etc.
Establish end-user policy for backing up PCs to the network or
Confirm new or reconfigured security measures and distribute
codes, access cards, etc. to staff.
Establish shutdown, startup, and reconfiguration procedures for
servers, telephony system, etc.
Double-check all IT assets to ensure that moving equipment
without vendor preapproval does not void contracts and
Negotiate and arrange telephone switchover with local telco (may
require 40 days lead-time).
Negotiate and arrange IP connection switchover with local ISP
(again, may require 40 days lead-time).
Reconfirm all dates with movers, telcos, ISPs, cabling contractors,
etc. at least one month prior to move.