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Be Smart When Moving Legacy Applications

Posted by Satish Reddy

Dec 4, 2015 2:00:42 PM

Cloud.jpgA recent study by IDG Enterprise notes that half of all Cloud investments are being made by IT departments performing SaaS deployments.


But, the “lift and shift”methods that are traditional may not be the best way for most, writes Joanie Wexler for CIO.

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Topics: Cloud, SaaS, Legacy Apps, Data Migration

How to Modernize Legacy Apps for Hybrid Cloud

Posted by Satish Reddy

Nov 16, 2015 9:00:00 AM

How_to_Modernize_Legacy_Apps_for_Hybrid_CloudMore than a third of enterprises will have at least half of their applications on a cloud platform by the end of 2017, and the ramp-up toward migrating such huge amounts of applications to the hybrid cloud has many implications.

Which applications should be moved? What about those more than a decade old?


Hybrid clouds are desirable because they allow movement of information between public and private cloud platforms. For example, a company’s big data application that requires expensive storage systems may run more cost effectively on a public cloud, while sensitive data may be better to remain on a private cloud.


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Topics: Cloud, SaaS, Enterprise Mobility, Modernize your IT

Is It Time to Worry About Application Modernization?

Posted by Satish Reddy

Nov 12, 2015 5:28:20 PM

Is_It_Time_to_Worry_About_Application_ModernizationIs it time to worry about application modernization?


A recent article in Forbes makes the argument that yes, in many cases, it really is.


Converting outdated legacy applications into new versions for cloud, mobile and digital-ready is something that is closer than the horizon.


Still, the choice of which software is facing its time is an important consideration.


Some legacy software is still performing well for the tasks for which it was created.  For others, modernization is an idea whose time has come – but rip and replace is never necessary, Forbes writes.  Many factors must be weighed carefully.


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Topics: Cloud, SaaS, Enterprise Mobility, Modernize your IT

What Charles Darwin can teach us about cloud apps

Posted by Satish Reddy

Nov 6, 2013 12:37:32 PM

Famed English scientist and father of evolutionary theory, Charles Darwin was purported to have remarked that “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.” Whether or not Darwin actually said this is debatable, however this quote can teach us a lot about the current state of our business. In business, as in nature, adaptability is paramount to survival. We now live in the era of big data, social media, mobile technology, cloud apps. How are you going to adapt your business model to thrive in this environment?


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Topics: Software Development, Custom Software Development, Cloud, Web application development, SaaS

Legacy to Cloud, what you can learn from Netflix, Intuit and Adobe

Posted by Satish Reddy

Oct 24, 2013 9:46:17 AM

There's been a lot of talk about cloud computing. Everyone’s saying it: why aren’t you using the cloud yet? You know that it won’t be long until you decide to make the switch. But you delay doing it for a variety of reasons. For one, migrating to the cloud is a tough business decision. It’s a big game-changer that could significantly benefit your company in terms of savings, recurring revenue, scalability and agility. All of these have been proven time and again but you know that there are considerable challenges involved. Some of the biggest challenges are cost, time and all the anxiety of dealing with change. And you end up asking yourself "Is it worth moving to cloud?"

And that’s why you think your company should wait until you’re ready.

The truth is, you will never be ready if you keep on waiting. Many companies already took the risk and found themselves in a better position to grow. They moved their legacy software to the cloud and are now running killer businesses. Here are some of the success stories of moving to cloud. Not just building apps on cloud at the inception but moving from legacy to cloud.

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Topics: Software Development, Cloud, Web application development, SaaS

Vendor Management Software, Cloud application - a Case Study

Posted by Satish Reddy

Oct 15, 2013 2:21:00 PM

FIRST, VERIFY a Case Study

We built a Cloud application for FIRST, VERIFY in a very short time, thereby exceeding our clients expectations. In this blog post we wish to share the Case Study with our readers.

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Topics: Custom Software Development, Cloud, Web application development, SaaS, .Net MVC