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Cochlear Limited, the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, has selected AppZero for easy migration of its Microsoft Windows Server 2003 applications, a major priority for IT organizations before Microsoft ends support on July 14, 2015.  AppZero software enables server application migration from old operating systems to new platforms or clouds and has been proven to be ten times faster, more reliable and efficient than alternative approaches.  Organizations that fail to upgrade their Windows 2003 servers increase cybersecurity risks because Microsoft will no longer issue security updates after the end of support period, making business and other applications more vulnerable to attack. AppZero's Windows Server 2003 endeavor with Cochlear follows announcement of a major pharmaceutical AppZero migration project last month. Many healthcare companies are unde... (more)

AppZero Upgrade Accelerates Long-Distance Migration of Windows Server Applications | @CloudExpo #Cloud

AppZero has launched a new version of its application migration tool that features an optional, high performance architecture that accelerates the migration of Windows Server applications over wide area or high latency network connections, typically found between geographically remote datacenters and public cloud onboarding projects.  Available immediately, AppZero 6.2 drastically reduces the migration times for applications with large data footprints and for database servers such as SQL Server 2005.  Customers can download the upgrade at: https://helpdesk.appzero.com/login. App... (more)

Windows Server 2003 End of Life Is Coming – Are You Ready? [Survey]

Follow Adine on Twitter: @AdineDeford. In case you haven't heard, Microsoft has announced that the end of life (EOL) for Windows Server 2003 is July 14, 2015.  Let me repeat that: as of July 14, 2015 you can no longer get Extended Support for WS 2003; #WS2003EOL. If you're wondering what this means for you, it comes down to this - there will be no patches or security updates, putting your applications and business at risk. New threats won't be addressed and your WS2003 systems will become a security risk and compliance nightmare.  In a recent blog post, Microsoft warns us to "wat... (more)

AppZero Application Migration at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley

AppZero, the fastest and most flexible way to move server applications from the datacenter to the cloud, will be at the Cloud Expo Conference from Monday, November 4 - Thursday, November 7 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California. The conference features technical and strategic breakout sessions, General Sessions, Industry Keynotes, "Power Panels" and a vast Expo floor. AppZero will showcase its "Up-level" OS migration, new technology that provides one step migration of applications running on Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012.  With Windows Serve... (more)

AppZero Names Modernization as 2014 Top Enterprise IT Priority

AppZero, the fastest, most flexible way to move server applications, announced on Wednesday its predictions for top Enterprise IT priorities as we head into 2014.  Based on its research and work within the industry, AppZero declares modernization as the top priority for any Enterprise IT department As Windows Server 2003 reaches end of support in July 2015, enterprises need to move their applications onto a newer operating system, or find themselves at risk with no patches or security updates. According to a recent survey produced by AppZero, industry experts estimate that there a... (more)