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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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Legacy Applications Software White Papers (View All Report Types)
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A Digital Upgrade Hits the Campus
sponsored by Unit4
WHITE PAPER: This detailed white paper discusses an enterprise software system that replaces legacy student information systems and provides solutions for meeting institutional growth aspirations. Access now to see how this student management system can help you meet your students' expectations and increase your ROI.
Posted: 24 Nov 2015 | Published: 24 Nov 2015


Empower Business Processes by Modernising IT Infrastructure and Data Center Performance
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and Intel ®
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to adopt an IT infrastructure that supports a flexible consumption approach, and that optimizes your server management. Read on now to take advantage of new business opportunities created by this IT modernisation.
Posted: 24 Nov 2015 | Published: 24 Nov 2015

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and Intel ®

Your Legacy App Modernization Guide
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a modern, open-standards platform that can make legacy apps less complex and costly while introducing innovative features. Discover how this app modernization strategy can boost performance, flexibility, and more.
Posted: 03 Nov 2015 | Published: 03 Nov 2015

Dell, Inc.

Top 3 Considerations for Integrating Hybrid Environments
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper considers three top priorities when integrating a hybrid environment between your legacy applications and new SaaS systems. Access now to discover what you should expect when building a bridge between these two worlds, and how to overcome common challenges.
Posted: 03 Nov 2015 | Published: 02 Nov 2015


Create a Connected Business by Embracing Legacy Modernization
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: Using the financial industry as an example, this comprehensive white paper discusses how you can refresh legacy systems to create a connected business, reduce costs, and increase IT productivity. Discover the opportunities and challenges of 3 common approaches for legacy modernization.
Posted: 02 Nov 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


Reporting in the Modern ERP Era
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore scalable, cloud-based ERP strategies and learn how to move on from technologies that are no longer suited for today's data-driven needs.
Posted: 26 Oct 2015 | Published: 26 Oct 2015


Mobilize Your Enterprise Applications without the Hassle of Upgrading
sponsored by StarMobile
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover how to transform your enterprise applications without costly upgrades and for use on any endpoint. Learn how to mobilize your legacy apps at a fast, simple, and economic pace, and without modifying them at the source code level.
Posted: 22 Oct 2015 | Published: 22 Oct 2015


What to Look for in an Archiving Platform
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses innovative archiving solutions that support a full range of structured and unstructured data in a cohesive platform. Read on to learn how choosing the right extraction method for your enterprise's legacy data can ensure an enterprise-wide, standards-based, infrastructure agnostic archiving platform.
Posted: 05 Oct 2015 | Published: 05 Oct 2015


Rapid Application Delivery in Action: Best Practices from the Trenches
sponsored by Mendix
WHITE PAPER: Access this e-book for practical insight into rapid application development (RAD) and its main use cases. Also learn best practices from market leaders who have made RAD a reality within their businesses.
Posted: 23 Jul 2015 | Published: 23 Jul 2015


Implementing a Data Integration Strategy For Legacy Modernization
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why federal agencies need to prioritize legacy modernization and the creation of a fully unified data quality and integration infrastructure in order to gain a unified view of business data.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 25 Mar 2015

Information Builders

Why Workday?
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores why it might be time for your business to move beyond legacy systems to business applications hosted in the cloud.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 25 Mar 2015


Improve Business Agility, Enrich Business Information Flows, and Speed Your Progression to SOA
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll discover an integration solution that can help you to simplify the connectivity between your IT assets—including legacy applications, packaged applications, and web services—without requiring coding changes.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 May 2013


Unlock the value of legacy systems with MuleSoft
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find one system that promises to launch your legacy systems into the world of tomorrow, focusing on application integration and connectivity. Read on to see if a system like this can help your infrastructure thrive.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Jan 2015


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

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


Applications Re-host: Shift to more modern, agile, cost-effective platforms
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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 Enterprise

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


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


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


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.

Increase performance while cutting costs: Applications modernization delivers
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
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 Enterprise

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


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


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

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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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