Are You Moving?
Here is a checklist of communications related items to ensure are in place prior to the move.
Complete with Postal Code.
Inventory of Current Systems
List of equipment configuration and programming to ensure all services are moved and records in case of a failure.
Inventory of Existing Services
Lines and other communications services provided (voice, fax, modems, internet, security).
Order for All Communications Services Placed.
Telephone, internet, video, security.
Infrastructure in Place at New Location
Entrance cable into building, tie cabling from service entrance to your space, voice and data cabling complete including network racks and patch panels (wall jacks and all connections made at the panels), power where required.
Security release for restricted areas, access to service entrance areas for service providers (ie Telus, Shaw) and contractors, after hours access if required, access to space in advance of move if required for updating infrastructure and preliminary work in advance.
Clear dates and times for move of services, all hardware and access.
Plan of new space with indications of where live voice and data connections will be required, list of employees with first and last names and phone extensions and where they will be located.
List of key contact names and numbers.