You’ve surely seen the recent press about Cloud onboarding of legacy applications. Some claims have verged on hype. In fact, VMWare CEO Pat Gelsinger claimed in October 2017 that the software giant “is now resurgent thanks to a multi-cloud, alliance-building strategy.” The strategy, essentially, is partner with everybody who has a Cloud: IBM, Azure, and just about everybody else.
At AppZero, we’ve moved thousands of Windows Server applications from WS2003 to new OS versions and servers for hundreds of large customers like Glaxo, TD Bank, CIBC, Metlife, Clorox, IBM, and many others. Read on for some practical advice on how to make moving legacy applications to new versions of Windows Server easier.
We’ve successfully completed thousands of migrations for customers, saving these customers millions in remediation and re-platforming costs. We’ve seen a lot and have solved many problems. Whether you need to move applications to modern datacenter servers or onboard apps to the Cloud, we know what to do and how to help.
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