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Demystifying Legacy Migration Options to the AWS Cloud

Many companies or institutions still possess legacy non-x86 systems in their datacenters: mainframe, midrange, or UNIX proprietary systems. Migrating these workloads across hardware architectures to the AWS Cloud requires advanced software technology. Short-term migration approaches mainly use hardware emulation, middleware emulation, automated refactoring, or middleware replatforming. This post highlights short-term migration options, their key technical differences, as well as their differentiated benefits.

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Improvising and Modernizing the Enterprise Asset Management Solution on AWS

IBM Maximo is an Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) solution that helps organizations manage their assets, track operations, and perform preventive maintenance using predictive analysis and enterprise-ready features. Maximo can be deployed in an on-premises environment, as well as on a public cloud or hybrid cloud environment. This post explores Boral Limited’s journey to the cloud and how Tech Mahindra helped them host IBM Maximo on AWS.

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More Reasons for Customers to Migrate Their Microsoft Workloads to AWS

The APN has a long-standing AWS Microsoft Workloads Competency track with top APN Partners who provide consulting services to customers. Now, we are pleased to announce a new AWS Microsoft Workloads Competency track for APN Technology Partners. The new AWS Microsoft Workloads Competency track identifies, validates, and highlights best-in-class independent software vendors (ISVs) that have demonstrated deep knowledge and experience in helping customers migrate and enhance Microsoft Workloads on AWS.

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Automating Security, Governance, and Monitoring in AWS Landing Zone to Save Time, Effort, and Cost

Enterprises migrating to AWS with multiple applications and distributed teams often lack centralized governance, management, or security systems. With AWS Landing Zone, you can configure and provision a secure, scalable, automated, multi-account AWS environment aligned with AWS best practices without existing resources. It gives you granular, centralized control over your cloud workloads, with a consistent level of security and compliance across all accounts.

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Journey to Being Cloud-Native – How and Where Should You Start?

Cloud-native is one of the hottest topics in IT, so naturally it’s a source of much debate. AWS, DevOpsGroup, and Skyscanner have teamed up to cut through the hype and offer an objective look at “going native” in the context of large-scale cloud adoption. DevOpsGroup is an APN Advanced Consulting Partner that offers digital transformation services based on DevOps practices. Skyscanner is a leading global travel service search engine that recently migrated all-in to AWS.

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Automated Refactoring of a New York Times Mainframe to AWS with Modern Systems

The New York Times had a critical business workload running on a mainframe as the core IT system supporting the daily Home Delivery Platform of its newspaper. They collaborated with APN Partner Modern Systems to successfully transform their legacy COBOL-based application into a modern Java-based application, which today runs on AWS. This post describes the project, including the automated refactoring process and AWS architecture, as well as key lessons learned, business outcomes, and future technology plans.

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Automating AWS Migration and Reducing Issues with CloudEndure Scripts

Many AWS customers use tools like CloudEndure to migrate their on-premises servers to AWS. In this post, we’ll show you how to automate AWS migration with CloudEndure, and provide you with an automation script. With this script and YAML configuration file, you can manage the AWS migration as code, relaunch your machines in just a few minutes, and avoid a lot of potential mistakes during the cutover process.

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Migrating Workloads to VMware Cloud on AWS with Hybrid Cloud Extension (HCX)

When it comes to migration or bi-directional workload mobility, software and network incompatibilities between on-premises and cloud environments can complicate your migration process. VMware Hybrid Cloud Extension (HCX) helps overcome those challenges by building an abstraction layer on top of existing site-specific implementations, allowing customers to extend their networks and environments to the cloud seamlessly without the need for extensive reconfiguration and upgrades.

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Using AWS Serverless Technology as an Enabler for Cloud Adoption

When a national UK retailer undertook the challenge of replacing their e-commerce platform, the challenge was not inconsiderable. A heavily-customized WebSphere implementation had been the backbone of the organization for many years and was integrated throughout the business. Learn how BJSS leveraged the AWS Serverless Platform and an innovative delivery approach to deliver success for the customer.

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Enabling Digital Transformation with Secure Team Collaboration from Symphony

Symphony was built by a consortium of 15 leading global financial institutions to solve the critical issue of how to collaborate while remaining secure and compliant. This initial goal has lead Symphony to develop a platform that’s changing the way companies do business in critical industries like financial services. Its open APIs, integrations, bots, and workflows are helping to create a more democratic ecosystem for innovation, within and beyond financial services.

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