Migrating 22TB of data over a low bandwidth path

Reason :

Customer were moving their business to different geographical location and they wanted to setup their core servers into the new location.

Challenge :

The total servers were 50 with 22TB of data, but the bandwidth was very low. Time to complete the migration was 7 days.

Issues :

The bandwidth calculator provided an estimate time to move 22TB of data in 3 months.

Application running on the servers :

MSSQL database, People management application with oracle database and many others.

Solution :

Suggested customer to use OVf Export & import that to the target location and seed the newly created data on the source over the internet.