From time to time we’re asked whether we can help move legacy workloads to the public clouds. Most customers want to move older applications to AWS, Azure, or Google’s GCP platform.
For those not in the know, basta is an Italian or Spanish word that translates to “enough already!”
At AppZero, we’re focused on how to help customers extend the life of their legacy applications. We’ve successfully moved thousands of Windows 2000, WS2003, and WS2008 applications to new virtual machines and servers running WS2008, WS2012, and WS2016. Why do customers move applications to new servers? There are five tangible benefits to running older applications on new servers:
What do we mean by a noisy Virtual Machine (VM) in the datacenter? How does the operational performance of a noisy VM negatively impact neighboring VMs and what can you do about the noise? If you’re in DevOps, these are performance questions you probably need to answer.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a set of new regulatory rules that have been passed and adopted by the European Parliament. These rules come into effect on May 25, 2018. The objective of these regulations is to strengthen and standardize the protection of personal data within the European Union (EU). It also controls the export of personal data outside the EU. Companies will...
Given the recent news about Russian hacking of critical infrastructure systems for nuclear power plants, power grids, water facilities and waste systems, I decided to resurrect a post we did last summer (more than 6 months ago) about being under cyber attack.
Banks and other financial institutions have been preoccupied with the idea of Banking in the Future and the Modern Branch. Exactly what a Bank branch will look like in the future is unclear, because so much is being is done by customers with online banking. Maybe branches will be Bank Genius bars, in the style of Apple retail locations today, where customers talk and trouble shoot with banking...
Whether you are building a physical datacenter or a virtual one based on hybrid or public cloud technology, you’ll have many issues to consider. In a physical build, you’ll need to think about security, physical access, power supply, resiliency, backup, and many other factors.
At AppZero, we’ve been mulling for some time about how to help customers with application remediation. Customers would tell us that consultants were always pushing them in the direction of application redevelopment and remediation.
Moving a datacenter is a complex task that takes months of preparation and planning. Modern businesses require that all essential systems be available all the time, even during a datacenter move. Whether you’re tasked with your first move or you’re an experienced pro, each move is unique and it’s important to meticulously plan and prepare for every datacenter relocation. Avoiding extended...