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, 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)
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
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
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)
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)