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Tag: Legacy Modernization

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How to Modernize a Replatformed Mainframe Development Lifecycle with AWS and NTT DATA

To increase business agility and keep pace with the rapid changes in the industry, the development lifecycle for mainframe applications should be accelerated. This post discusses how organizations who replatform their legacy mainframe applications to AWS using the NTT DATA UniKix product suite can implement a modern DevOps workflow with NTT DATA tools and select AWS services. The CI/CD pipeline explained in this post will help you speed up the development, testing, and release processes.

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How Venerable Accelerated Growth by Modernizing its Mainframes on AWS

Venerable needed to modernize a core business application for managing agent commissions, so they engaged AWS ISV Partner Heirloom Computing and AWS Premier Consulting Partner Cognizant. Learn how Venerable’s Agent Management System (AMS) application was replatformed into a cloud-native Java application running successfully on AWS, through a process known as automated refactoring using the Heirloom product suite.

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Warming Amazon EC2 Instances Using AWS Lambda to Improve Application Availability

The legacy nature of its Windows application was a challenge faced by a rail manufacturer while migrating to AWS was. Refactoring the application to leverage AWS cloud-native features was not a viable option in this case, as the vendor had stopped their software maintenance and support. Learn how IBM leveraged AWS to improve the application’s long startup time by implementing a warming functionality using AWS Lambda and AWS Systems Manager.

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IT Modernization and the DXC Data Center Exit Strategy

Many existing corporate data center operations teams struggle to meet competing needs. One of best ways to relieve the pressure is a focused program of IT Modernization (IT Mod). Dive deep on DXC Technology’s best practices for exiting a data center, and explore the pros and cons of public, hybrid, and multi-cloud operating models. To successfully leave the data center, you need an expert transformation team to identify and quickly clear the roadblocks common to a complex application environment.

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How AWS Marketplace is Innovating to Help Customers Modernize, Transform, and Govern

We see customers increasingly turn to AWS Marketplace to modernize the software they use, and to transform their software supply chain. AWS Marketplace helps you reach more customers, establish contracts faster, and automate renewals. It also enables data sharing with AWS and a co-sell motion with the AWS Sales team. Learn how partners can leverage AWS Marketplace to delight customers through innovations that help them modernize, transform, and govern.

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AWS Partners Support the Migration and Modernization of Customers’ Most Strategic Workloads

For more than a decade, customers have run their most strategic workloads on AWS, including SAP, VMware, and Windows, due to AWS’s experience, maturity, reliability, security, and performance. While an increasing amount of customers are migrating their strategic workloads to AWS, the majority of businesses still run these critical workloads on-premises. AWS Partners serve as trusted advisors to many of these customers, supporting their migration and innovation journeys on the AWS Cloud.

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Migrating E-Commerce Sites to SaaS Using A/B Testing and AWS Edge Services

Modern e-commerce websites face challenges in website versioning, system uptime, continuous deployments, and A/B testing. Migrating a full e-commerce solution is not a trivial project, and doing so while maintaining two versions of the website in production makes it more challenging on many levels. Leveraging AWS edge services, you can increase business agility by not only improving the migration experience, but also by employing A/B testing to validate business decisions faster.

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How Kloia Helped GoDataFeed Modernize Monolithic .NET Applications with AWS Serverless

Many enterprises have .NET Framework legacy applications they need modernize and convert to cloud-native. One of the largest product feed automation and optimization platforms, GoDataFeed has a back-end platform that ingests millions of items of catalog data from multiple sources. Learn how Kloia addressed GoDataFeed’s challenges by transforming their legacy .NET Framework monolithic application into a .NET Core-based decoupled architecture.

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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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Re-Hosting SPARC, Alpha, or Other Legacy Systems to AWS with Stromasys

Companies still rely on mission-critical applications running on Sun SPARC, Alpha, or other legacy systems like PDP, VAX, or HP 3000. Maintenance costs for these systems goes up as time goes on, and reliability declines due to their age. Fortunately, they can be re-hosted on AWS in a matter of days using cross-platform hypervisors from Stromasys. Here, we describe the challenges customers face with legacy systems, the Stromasys technical solution, and a successful customer migration to AWS.

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