Firms aim to modernise legacy systems rather than replace them

Firms aim to modernise legacy systems rather than replace them, a survey by Software AG reports.

Firms aim to modernise legacy systems rather than replace them, a survey by Software AG reports.

The survey of 180 firms by the infrastructure software supplier said organisations put business-centric concerns above IT-centric concerns when contemplating the future of legacy systems.

Respondents considered modernisation far more frequently than rewriting, replacing or outsourcing as their legacy system strategy, said Software AG

The survey showed that respondents have moved away from IT-centric considerations, such as cost savings and platform consolidation, as their primary focus for legacy systems.

Instead, they are much more concerned with business-centric issues, such as real-time access to legacy data, agility and flexibility to meet business demands.




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