Archive: July 2012

App Migration: Don’t fly blind

We’ve done hundreds of major migrations and one principle always holds true: successful migrations are front-loaded projects, with a lot of thinking before the doing …

Don’t skimp on application compatibility testing

A few migrations ago, you might have got away with a ‘fix on fail’ program. Today, very few enterprises will even consider a major migration …

How green are your applications?

Frank Foxall, explains how enterprises can reduce energy spend and enhance their green IT strategies through improved application management. Enterprises looking to implement a “green” …

Know your Unknowns

Developing a successful application migration strategy means thinking about lots of stuff – stuff which is paramount and could ultimately mean the difference between success …

Don’t be afraid of the application graveyard

Businesses routinely focus on maintaining well-understood assets such as staff, buildings, finances and hardware. However the application estate is a less immediately tangible asset, and …