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...
In previous blogs, we covered many of the problems inherent in using Physical to Virtual (P2V) and V2V tools to move legacy servers to new OS instances running under Cloud Hypervisors. A short list of P2V problems include:
When it comes to moving workloads to a cloud-hosted VM or to new datacenter servers, companies often believe that Physical to Virtual (P2V) replication tools are a panacea. These tools clone exact copies of servers running older OS instances to virtual machines running under a Cloud Hypervisor or to new datacenter machines.
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 inOctober 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.