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In the wake of the end of support of Windows XP and the almost immediate exploitation with the IE vulnerability, focus has turned to the next big End of Support (EOS) event which is for Windows Server 2003.  To help companies prepare to navigate large migration projects of WS 2003 AppZero and Microsoft teamed up last week in a webinar entitled "How to Solve the Challenge of WS2003."  You can view the slides and recording here (registration required). The first big takeaway was "now is the time to act." Customer feedback around XP migrations is that it is important to start planning early.  With time running out between now and next summer (the end of support for WS2003) it's important to have a migration plan.  Many of the enterprise projects we at AppZero are seeing have a duration of eight months or more (depending on the number of servers) from the start date of... (more)

AppZero to Launch New Application Modernization Tool

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 infrastructur... (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 Launches New Release of Self-Service App Migration Tool on AWS

AppZero, a fast, flexible way to move enterprise applications to the cloud, announced on Tuesday a new version of AppZero Service Provider Edition for use on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform. AppZero's award-winning application migration tool enables customers to move server applications onto AWS simply, fast, and with no code changes -- at the push of a button. New features in this release include a "single view" of a migration, the ability to conduct multiple, concurrent migration, and simplified dashboard/navigation. "We are excited to have AppZero providing optimized mi... (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)