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GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has licensed AppZero application migration software to move Windows Server 2003 applications onto a newer operating system.  Microsoft recommends AppZero for moving a variety of applications from Windows Server 2003, which reaches the end of extended support in July, 2015, to Microsoft's newer operating systems. "AppZero facilitates fast, efficient migration of our Windows production applications onto our new environment, and we are very pleased with the results." said Robert Mattie, Director, Hosting Solutions at GSK. 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 are more than 10 million machines still runn... (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)

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)

Three Things You Must Know About the End of Support of Windows Server 2003

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 plann... (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)