Moving Legacy Applications to the Cloud [Infographic]

Marlon Davids Thursday, May 5, 2016

Moving legacy applications to the Cloud can be a daunting task, even for established enterprises with seemingly limitless resources. Data suggests that industries that still rely most heavily on legacy code and applications include banks and financial institutions, insurance companies and government organizations. What do these institutions have in common besides their dependence on legacy apps

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Why I Started Umbee Hosting

Marlon Davids Monday, April 25, 2016

Marlon Davids, Managing Director, explains how Umbee Hosting is the culmination of his life-long passions, helping others through technology.  You’ve probably heard people say it a thousand times: “It’s a passion of mine,” or, “It’s my passion.” Unfortunately, the word “passion” seems to be overused nowadays, which is why I hesitated to

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6 Questions to Ask Before Migrating Legacy Applications

Marlon Davids Monday, April 4, 2016

Wondering what to do with your legacy applications? As a CIO, consider the benefits of migrating legacy applications to the Cloud, and ask yourself 6 key questions before making the move. No two Clouds are the same — just like no two applications are the same — so it’s no surprise that not all apps will benefit from a move to the Cloud.

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Top Legacy System Overuse and Lessons Learned

Marlon Davids Friday, March 18, 2016

It can be headline news when a major corporation experiences a system issue or security breach that affects thousands (or millions) or customers, but the cause is often not really news at all: outdated legacy system overuse can result in outages, interruptions and vulnerabilities that negatively impact customers and result in huge PR headaches for executives.

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The Opportunity Cost of Legacy Application Maintenance

Marlon Davids Thursday, March 3, 2016

We refer to old technology — dated mainframe computer systems and ancient applications — as legacy systems. The term “legacy” implies that the system is out of date or in need of replacement. Essentially, the problem facing legacy systems is that the systems outlive their original mandates, but continue to remain in operation long after. 

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Extreme SaaSification: How ISVs Can Work with Service Providers to Meet the Cloud Demand

Marlon Davids Tuesday, February 23, 2016

By working with a Managed Hosting provider who has extensive expertise in virtualized apps, extreme saasification is a winning prospect for SMBs and ISVs. With the consumerisation of IT, mobility and the Cloud, a growing number of businesses are looking to move their on-premises end user computing environments, including legacy applications, to an “as-a-service” model.

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