Modernizing Core Applications With Cloud (the video)

Forrester IT

Application development and delivery (AD&D) leaders want to modernize these core apps using cloud technologies and practices. age of the customer application development & delivery chief information officer (CIO) digital business cloud modernizationCore software systems manage financial, customer, inventory etc. and automate business processes like billing and merchandising.

5 Approaches to Cloud Applications Integration

CEB IT

Cloud-based applications are proliferating as organizations adopt software as a service (SaaS) and cloud-native development to enable digital business. At the same time, the number of options available for integrating these applications with each other and with on-premises systems is growing. This puts cloud integration on the priority list of every solution architect. Cloud IT applications Cloud Computing cloud integration integration

Your cloud-based application could be a profitable product

David Linthicum

In the world of application development, there is enterprise grade and product grade. Much like you would expect from a software product or cloud service. If you’ve never heard those terms before, you’re not alone.

Optimizing Operations for Modern Applications

Perficient - Digital Transformation

In our previous blog post in this series, Tackling Security Concerns in Application Modernization , we focused on security. In this post, we’re going to go a st ep further and examine the operations of modern applications as a whole. What does operationalizing modern applications mean?

When to declare cloud application migration failure

David Linthicum

InfoWorld explains: What is cloud-native? Get started: Azure cloud migration guide. Tutorial: Get started with Google Cloud. Keep up with the latest developments in cloud computing with InfoWorld’s Cloud Computing newsletter. ]. For the cloud, you need to know when to declare a “fail,” when to hit the reset button and start from the beginning when doing migrations. One of the hip terms that you hear a great deal in Silicon Valley is “fail fast.”

How to future-proof cloud applications

David Linthicum

Chances are, you’re either building a net-new application in the cloud or using native technology such as serverless or machine learning. Or, you’re porting an application to the cloud, either refactoring it to leverage native services, or lifting and shifting with little or no modification to the code or data. How do you ensure these applications last more than a few years on the cloud?

Optimize Your Application Organizational Structure

CEB IT

In the application industry, one of the most common questions for leaders is how to choose the “right” structure to achieve optimal business results and delivery for their organizations. The advent of digital business has huge ramifications on the future of the application organization. Add in size, agile, platforms, products, bimodal , pace layers and cloud , and organizational design becomes even more challenging. Application organizations are not stand-alone entities.

Tackle Security Concerns for Application Modernization

Perficient - Digital Transformation

In our previous post, Create Your Transformation Roadmap for Application Modernization , we offered guidance to prepare your organization for successful cloud adoption. Part 2 of this series addresses some of the security concerns you may stumble upon in your cloud journey.

Create Your Transformation Roadmap for Application Modernization

Perficient - Digital Transformation

In our previous post, Multiple Paths to Cloud: Migrating Legacy Applications , we explored options that allow you to develop, deploy, and manage new applications on cloud but still continue using your existing data center. Getting Started with Application Modernization.

Forrester Online Survey: Organize To Deliver And Manage Application Transformation

Forrester IT

We have been wondering how much the move to cloud, mobile, and embedded machine learning or artificial intelligence will […]. Every company faces a central dilemma: how to resolve the standardization and differentiation of its business apps to win, serve, and retain customers.

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Don’t kludge serverless cloud applications

David Linthicum

Once we remove some core steps from application development (such as having to provision cloud resources like storage and compute) developers take this freedom to an illogical yet understandable conclusion. Considering that serverless is self-provisioning, and applications can be designed and built dynamically on the fly, and if we’re not doing infrastructure planning, well, why not? [ It’s a funny business.

Don’t botch serverless cloud applications

David Linthicum

Once we remove some core steps from application development (such as having to provision cloud resources like storage and compute) developers take this freedom to an illogical yet understandable conclusion. Considering that serverless is self-provisioning, and applications can be designed and built dynamically on the fly, and if we’re not doing infrastructure planning, well, why not? [ It’s a funny business.

[Guide] Unlock Your Potential with Application Modernization

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Digital trends, escalating customer expectations, and the rise of startups born in the cloud are among the reasons. Cloud technologies fuel an increasing amount of digital transformation initiatives. Defining Cloud for Today’s Environment. Application integration.

Tips for Getting Started with Application Modernization

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Our previous post, Tackle Security Concerns for Application Modernization , addressed common security concerns and revealed a shift in this perspective. People are the linchpin to your company’s ability to quickly and easily modernize applications. Propel Your Business with Cloud.

Benefits of Application Modernization: Accelerate Innovation

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Whether you’re building new apps or modernizing legacy ones, cloud provides the agility and scalability your business needs to deploy faster and access advanced IT capabilities. When businesses modernize applications, it drives new processes and the necessary infrastructure that supports them.

Benefits of Application Modernization: Get Insights from Data

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Cloud computing (as it was called in 2006) was considered an emerging technology, and yet it spawned a revolution. Cloud is now the way of daily business for the majority of enterprises. Nearly 60 percent of enterprises were moving processes to the cloud as of November 2018.

Benefits of Application Modernization: Deliver Exceptional CX

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Whether you’re building new apps or modernizing legacy ones, cloud provides the agility and scalability your business needs to deploy faster and access advanced IT capabilities. These experiences and others are possible because of a cloud foundation and application modernization.

3 Ways Digital Business Will Impact Application Leaders

CEB IT

This shift brings significant changes that has implications for the application organization ,” says Dennis Gaughan , VP Analyst, Gartner. Gartner predicts three ways digital business and new technologies will impact application leaders over the next five years. Read more: 5 Year Vision for Application Leaders. A recent Gartner survey found 85% of organizations have adopted, or plan to adopt, a product-centric application delivery model.

Potential Impacts Beyond Cloud Applications & Infrastructure

Perficient - Digital Transformation

This is the next installment in a series of blogs on the subject of Cloud Transformation. When an organization makes a transition to cloud technology it will often cause a change in the way that organization thinks about IT solutions. Cloud technology allows an organization to operate in more of an experimental/disposable way. In pre-cloud thinking, IT groups often took a very long view of any new solution, like years versus days or months.

Product Teams For Infrastructure And Operations

Forrester IT

As an analyst at Forrester, I talk to a lot of IT professionals. One of the most common inquiries lately goes something like this: “We’ve piloted DevOps and Agile and like the results. However. ” and then come the “what-abouts.”

The cloud can’t fix poor application performance

David Linthicum

Have you heard the fairy tale that application performance on the cloud is automatically optimized, without any effort from developers or administrators? I blame the confusion on early cloud hype, when “ elasticity ” was often stated as something related to cloud performance. Too many people believe it’s reality, and not a fairy tale. [ A developer’s guide: Get started with serverless computing. Microsoft Azure Functions locks in on serverless computing.

The Questions CIOs Need To Be Asking About Their Firm’s Cloud Application Exposure

Forrester IT

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Docker could threaten cloud providers' portability plans

David Linthicum

Applications Cloud Computing Virtualization Docker Application Virtualization PaaS Cloud Computing Credit: iStockphoto read more.

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The Challenges Of Moving Old Applications Into A New Cloud

The Accidental Successful CIO

Moving to the cloud involves making a lot of important decisions Image Credit: Diego Di Salvo. The Challenges Of Old Applications. We all have applications like this. When it comes to legacy applications, the person in the CIO position has a hands off policy.

Understanding Application Containers and OS-Level Virtualization

Data Center Knowledge

Application container platforms like Docker are enabling creation of better distributed systems Read More. Cloud Computing application container cloud

Cloud Migration Best Practice Part 3: Application Portfolio Analysis

Cloud Musings

In part three of this series on cloud migration best practice , I will focus on migrating the application itself. This widely observed error typically leads to migration delays, failures to attain expected business goals and general disillusionment with cloud computing.

Protect SaaS Applications with Cloud-Based Security

Information Week

The massive amount of sensitive data being processed by SaaS applications requires new approaches to security, including cloud-based next generation firewalls

Most cloud applications not GDPR-ready, report reveals

Computer Weekly

Just 2% of more than 15,000 enterprise cloud application analysed are GDPR-ready, according to a cloud risk report

Fix your applications before migrating them to the cloud

David Linthicum

These days, enterprises are moving massive numbers of applications to the cloud in a process called "lift and shift." The trouble with this approach is that many -- and I mean many -- enterprise applications need a whole lot of improvements to work well in the cloud. They are not properly designed for the cloud (the data is too coupled with the logic), there are systemic performance problems, their security is lacking.

TSB moves to Microsoft cloud applications

Computer Weekly

TSB bank is moving more of its productivity business software to the cloud, with Microsoft 365 products next in line

Brother moves core internal applications to Amazon cloud

Computer Weekly

Manufacturer Brother has moved its back-office and customer-facing systems to the Amazon cloud using public and hybrid models

Anthos Ups Google’s Enterprise Efforts

Forrester IT

(With Dave Bartoletti and John Rymer) The biggest announcement out of the Google Cloud Next conference in early April was the general availability of its Cloud Services Platform but with a new brand name: Anthos.

SaaS-ifying your enterprise application? A quick-and-dirty guide

David Linthicum

Whatever you call it, more and more enterprises are looking to turn some enterprise application into a SaaS cloud application. There are several reasons to SaaS-enable an internal application. Or, they are looking to monetize applications they view as having value to other companies. What is cloud computing? Also: InfoWorld’s David Linthicum explains how to move into a cloud career from traditional IT. ].

Application Migration: Know Your Options

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing Featured Virtualization applications cloudStuck with a challenge app? Don't worry - you have options Read More.

3 options for applications that don't fit the cloud

David Linthicum

Not every application and data set is right for private or public cloud computing. Indeed, as much as 50 percent of today's workloads are not a good fit for the cloud. You have alternatives that can drive as much value as cloud computing from legacy workloads. As we continue to move the low-hanging fruit to the cloud, we need to find new and more efficient homes for the misfits. Stay up on the cloud with InfoWorld's Cloud Computing newsletter. ].