When it comes to a company's infrastructure, the word "migration" can strike fear and dread in the hearts of many CIOs and IT Directors. Why? Cost. Cost is the number one issue and time is a close second. The day to day workload is impacted by a migration and people are a costly internal resource. These are hurdles the CIO must take into account when looking at a migration. Aside from cost and time, CIOs need to ensure that the data is moved without running into a ton of problems along the way. But there are some measures that can be taken to mitigate these issues and make the migration a smooth one.