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Microsoft  Tech Ed 2014 attendees will get a first look at the only automated application migration tool for modernizing enterprise server applications ahead of the end of life of Windows Server 2003 when AppZero releases AppZero V6 during the conference May 12-15 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX.  Microsoft and AppZero will also cohost a webinar "How to Solve the Challenge of WS 2003 End of Life" on May 29 at 1:00 (EST) showing AppZero V6 in action. Register here for the webinar. AppZero is the only product available that can "up-level" your infrastructure, moving apps from an old OS to a newer one with the click of a button - allowing users to modernize and move to the cloud in one step. "AppZero offers a good solution for those looking to move off of WS2003, said Mac Devine, CTO, IBM Cloud Services Division. "This new version's ability to ... (more)

AppZero Now Available on AWS Test Drive

AppZero, a fast, flexible way to move enterprise applications to the cloud, has announced that AppZero Cloud Edition is available to try on Amazon Web Services (AWS) free of charge, as an AWS Test Drive.  AppZero's award-winning application migration tool enables users to move server applications onto physical, virtual or cloud servers, simply, fast, and with no code changes -- at the push of a button. AWS Test Drive provides a private IT sandbox environment containing preconfigured server based solutions. In under an hour, and using a step-by-step lab manual and video, launch, ... (more)

'How to Solve the Challenge of WS 2003 End of Life'

Companies are bracing for the challenge of upgrading hundreds or thousands of servers ahead of the "end of life" of Windows Server 2003 in July, 2015.  Join this informative webinar to hear Microsoft's recommendations and see a demonstration of AppZero, the only automated way to "uplevel" applications off WS2003 and onto newer operating systems. Microsoft and AppZero Present: "How to Solve the Challenge of WS 2003 End of Life." Thursday, May 29, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT Register Here AppZero is a fast, flexible way to move server applications to and across the cloud, without c... (more)

AppZero Announces $3M in Funding

Cloud migration innovator AppZero has announced a $3M round of funding to support enterprises moving to the cloud, including those faced with moving millions of applications to newer operating systems from Windows Server 2003, which reaches the end of extended support next year. Leading technology investors and super angels are the investors and include AppZero Chairman Nigel Stokes, former CEO and co-founder of DataMirror, now part of IBM; Joseph Alsop, former CEO and co-founder of Progress Software; Covington Capital, a Canadian venture capital investment firm focused on suppo... (more)

2014 Cloud Computing Predictions Round-Up – Part 2

As promised in our earlier post, here are the final predictions we saw making the rounds in the blogosphere at the start of the year. 3 [More] Cloud Predictions of 2014: Cloud computing will become mainstream. Bring-your-own-encryption will dominate the security discussion in 2014 Microsoft and Google get serious about the cloud "We'll continue to call it "cloud" for some time to come," says Joe McKendrick in Forbes, "and vendors will continue to pitch it as "cloud," but it's now the mainstream. We've seen this before. In the early 1990s, there was client/server computing, in whi... (more)