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ALSO CALLED: Legacy Systems, Legacy Software, Legacy Applications
DEFINITION: In information technology, legacy applications and data are those that have been inherited from languages, platforms, and techniques earlier than current technology. Most enterprises who use computers have legacy applications and databases that serve critical business needs. Typically, the challenge is to keep the legacy application running while converting it to newer, more efficient code that makes  … 
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Cloud Migration: A Security Architect Case Study
sponsored by CenturyLink Technology Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This use case describes CenturyLink's partnership with a global shipping and logistics firm looking to adopt cloud technologies to lower IT support costs and refocus its resources.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

CenturyLink Technology Solutions

On-Demand, Scalable Cloud Infrastructure Services
sponsored by NaviSite
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces NaviSite's Cloud Infrastructure Services, which provide on-demand access to computing and storage to host legacy applications, resulting in lower capital and operational expenses and decreased ongoing system management requirements, while maximizing flexibility and agility.
Posted: 03 Oct 2014 | Published: 03 Oct 2014

NaviSite

SwiftStack Filesystem Gateway Architecture
sponsored by SwiftStack
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out about a storage solution that exposes object-stored data as SMB/CIFS or NFS files to file-based applications creating a unified storage system capable of active archiving, disaster recovery, content distribution, and management and migration services.
Posted: 16 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

SwiftStack

Top 5 Cloud Coding Mistakes in Java Applications
sponsored by Cloud Technology Partners
WHITE PAPER: The focus of organizations has shifted to large portfolios of existing applications which were never designed to work well in a cloud environment. This whitepaper tackles 5 common coding mistakes made in Java applications, and provides analysis of the cause and clear solutions.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 15 Aug 2014

Cloud Technology Partners

The Benefits of a Lean Application Portfolio
sponsored by Informatica
WHITE PAPER: Over time, the amount spent on the infrastructure and maintenance of legacy applications and systems can weigh heavy on your IT budget. In this white paper, learn about the changing landscape of enterprise applications and how carrying the burden of legacy systems undermines your enterprise.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 25 Mar 2014

Informatica

Increase performance while cutting costs: Applications modernization delivers
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover useful modernization strategies that can help you tackle the complexities of trimming your existing application portfolio in the right places to make room for innovation and ensuring seamless integration between all the moving parts of your IT operation— both legacy and new.
Posted: 22 Jan 2013 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

How to overcome roadblocks to legacy software replacement: a guide for IT leaders
sponsored by MSM Software
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper gathers together the views of IT leaders from a recent survey of IT leaders and identifies the most typical roadblocks encountered when attempting to modernize legacy systems – as well as how they address those challenges.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 16 Jun 2014

MSM Software

Applications Re-host: Shift to more modern, agile, cost-effective platforms
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This resource offers an in-depth look at the rationale and requirements related to re-hosting legacy apps to distributed or mid-range computing systems. Discover what it to takes to achieve a successful re-hosting project, and determine if it's a reality for your business.
Posted: 08 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Preparing Your Applications for the Cloud
sponsored by CSC
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a fast, predictable, economical path to cloud-enablement for your applications. Check it out now to learn how this service helps transform your legacy custom and mainframe apps to run in the cloud, without a high price tag.
Posted: 26 Sep 2013 | Published: 26 Sep 2013

CSC

FuturEdge - Reshape your Application Portfolio
sponsored by CSC
WHITE PAPER: Aging, complex systems can inhibit business processes, hinder productivity, and result in high maintenance costs. Access this resource to learn about a comprehensive set of business-led services that can help you modernize your application portfolio in three phases - shape, transform, and manage.
Posted: 19 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

CSC

The ACE up Your Sleeve
sponsored by CSC
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn about an "application cloud enablement" technology - providing strategy, infrastructure, and change capabilities - that makes it quicker, cheaper, and less risky to migrate legacy apps to the cloud.
Posted: 17 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

CSC

IDC - Supporting the Complex Data Center
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn the importance of support services in data center environments. Inside, you'll learn about the role of vendor-supplied support services, how to evaluate the support offerings and capabilities of each vendor,and more.
Posted: 12 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Dell, Inc.

Rehosting Mainframe Workloads
sponsored by Clerity
WHITE PAPER: Many legacy applications still contain valuable business information. But maintaining the mainframes that they reside on can quickly become cost-prohibitive. This white paper explores various mainframe alternatives, the concept behind rehosting, and a recommended market offering you can implement immediately.
Posted: 19 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 Apr 2011

Clerity

The Seven Deadly Sins of SAP® Maintenance A Blueprint for Surviving End of Life for SAP® ECC 5 and Other Upgrades
sponsored by Worksoft
WHITE PAPER: The thought of an SAP upgrade can be overwhelming, but the challenges are not a secret. Use this white paper as a reference to overcoming seven of the most common obstacles involved.
Posted: 29 Mar 2012 | Published: 29 Mar 2012

Worksoft

Intelligent Service Automation Working with Service Oriented Architecture
sponsored by UC4 Software, Inc
WHITE PAPER: The dependency of background (batch) processing still remains when your applications move to a service oriented architecture (SOA). Read this white paper to learn how to ease the SOA transition with technology that enables the inclusion of background processing.
Posted: 17 Oct 2011 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

UC4 Software, Inc

The Case For Endpoint Data Protection
sponsored by Cibecs
WHITE PAPER: Cibecs is an automated data backup and recovery solution specifically developed for endpoint devices. Cibecs offers tangible operational benefits over and above the “insurance” benefit of quick and easy data recovery.C
Posted: 06 Jul 2011 | Published: 06 Jul 2011

Cibecs

Infrastructure Performance Management for Virtualized Systems
sponsored by Virtual Instruments
WHITE PAPER: To extend virtualization to the business-critical and performance-critical applications that are under the ownership of dedicated application support teams, the IT Operations group who owns the virtual environment must provide accurate and credible performance assurances for the virtual infrastructure that will be supporting these applications.
Posted: 13 Jun 2011 | Published: 31 Mar 2011

Virtual Instruments

IBM Presents Staged Approach to Virtualization Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses several common challenges that virtualization management solutions should be able to address.
Posted: 09 Jun 2011 | Published: 06 Jun 2011

IBM

Intelligent Service Automation and Service Oriented Architectures
sponsored by UC4 Software, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Intelligent service automation provides a bridge between SOA applications and legacy applications, allowing for the inclusion of background processes into the business process. Intelligent service automation can mitigate some of the risk of moving toward a SOA architecture.
Posted: 01 Apr 2011 | Published: 01 Apr 2011

UC4 Software, Inc

Software Agitation: Your Own Personal Code Reviewer
sponsored by Agitar Software
WHITE PAPER: Agitator helps you debug your code while you write it - a benefit that no other existing Java Testing tool can claim. Agitator can also be extremely beneficial when run on legacy code - even code that has been reviewed by other developers and deemed to be “sufficient” and “properly written.” Learn how Agitar can be your own personal code reviewer.
Posted: 10 Mar 2011 | Published: 10 Mar 2011

Agitar Software

Overcoming Applications Barriers to Windows 7 Migration
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the applications barrier to Windows 7 migration, explores alternative ways to resolve it, presents Altiris Deployment Solution, and illustrates its compelling advantages for your Windows 7 migration and beyond.
Posted: 20 Jan 2011 | Published: 20 Jan 2011

Symantec Corporation

Legacy Remote Control Tools: Not Built for Today’s Helpdesk
sponsored by LogMeIn, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the challenges and hidden costs of supporting a remote workforce with legacy tools. In addition, it identifies best practices that decision makers can use to choose enterprise helpdesk support tools that better meet the needs of remote employees, while helping to reduce costs.
Posted: 17 Jan 2011 | Published: 11 Jan 2011

LogMeIn, Inc.

The Architectural Advantages of Compellent Automated Tiered Storage
sponsored by Dell Compellent
WHITE PAPER: With the recent profusion of tiered storage solutions into the enterprise storage market, organizations are increasingly adopting tiering strategies to accommodate rapid data growth while controlling costs. Yet most solutions fail to maximize the potential benefits of tiered storage. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 11 Nov 2010 | Published: 11 Nov 2010

Dell Compellent

Virtually Perfect Protection Whitepaper
sponsored by CommVault Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Gain access to the Virtualization Station booth within our virtual show. Here you can download the Virtually Perfect Protection Whitepaper along with a wealth of additional materials. Register to learn more.
Posted: 10 Nov 2010 | Published: 10 Nov 2010

CommVault Systems, Inc.

Advance Beyond the Barriers of Your Legacy Computing Infrastructure
sponsored by Sybase
WHITE PAPER: For customers running Sybase ASE 12.5 on Solaris 8, the long-planned end of support for that platform means that they must move their workloads to a new environment or face special support contracts. Moving to HP infrastructure brings immediate payback through lower support costs and reduction in power and cooling requirements.
Posted: 30 Sep 2010 | Published: 30 Sep 2010

Sybase
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LEGACY APPLICATIONS SOFTWARE DEFINITION (continued): …  use of new technology and programmer skills. In the past, much programming has been written for specific manufacturers' operating systems. Currently, many companies are migrating their legacy applications to new programming languages and operating systems that follow open or standard programming interfaces. Theoretically, this will make it easier in the future to update applications without having to rewrite them entirely and will allow a company to use its applications on any manufacturer's operating system. In addition to moving to new languages, enterprises are redistributing the locations … 
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