Legacy Systems

We take the lead on modernising and/or migrating from legacy applications to help businesses stay relevant and up to date. Our team create smooth and efficient systems that are foundational assets to your business. Ready for a change? Let our solutions bring you into the twenty first century and beyond. We can also keep you ahead of the game by bringing you up to date with the latest versions of the technology you're using.

Let Us Improve Your Legacy System

Modernising legacy application software is an important part of maintaining your systems. A legacy system is something that is simply older technology that is out of date or unsupported. The many years of experience our teams have with different technologies will get your system up to date. Taking advantage of our skills is easy and will make all the different to your day to day working.

Systems are always changing, and it is easy to find yourself with ones that have fallen out of development. Some can still be used for years, and others have weaknesses that only highly skilled staff can deal with. With languages evolving too, you get to a point where you need expert help. Our staff are skilled in these systems and can ensure yours is the right one for your business.

Legacy System Risk

There are some risks when you choose not to update your legacy system. These are worth considering whatever stage you are at. They can develop bugs or become unsupported and these are difficult to fix except by experts. Even where they are supported, how many of the monthly patches and upgrades are regularly downloaded by your business? Also, it may be inflexible to new software because it is just getting more and more out of date and thus, issues are more difficult to fix if this is even a possibility at all.

You may also hold certain certifications that require you always use the latest version of some or all of your technologies to remain accredited - having out of support legacy systems could prevent you from maintaining your certifications and harm your chances of securing certain contracts.

Acting today to modernise and improve your legacy system can make an immediate impact on your business. Ask your workforce if everything runs perfectly on your existing system. If the answer is no then our knowledgeable team can help.


Q) What is a SQL Legacy System?

A) A SQL Legacy System is any outdated, out of support system/database built using the SQL programming language.

Q) How do I migrate Legacy Apps?

A) There are certain steps that should be taken when migrating any legacy applications to the Cloud. These may differ slightly but as a general rule you migration should include the following steps - Assessment of Current infrastructure, Assessment of requirements/outcomes, Strategy plan including risk analysis (gradual or big bang approach for example), pilot period if necessary, the migration, review and optimisation of new resources.

Q) What is a Legacy back-up?

A) Legacy backup is the process of copying physical and/or virtual files or databases to an additional location to protect against data loss in the event of equipment failure or other disaster situations.

Further Reading

The pros and cons of transitioning away from legacy software

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