Using old apps? New approaches for application modernization

Last updated:December 2013

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As enterprises and technologies change with the times, it's important that old apps do as well. The task of keeping legacy apps running smoothly is a time-consuming, resource-intensive process, one complicated by outdated infrastructures. That doesn't mean, however, that old apps should be shown the door.

This guide explores new app modernization approaches -- including cloud deployment -- that breathe life and longevity into legacy apps.

1Utilizing the cloud for app modernization

Many developers are familiar with the saying "Time is money." The statement couldn't hold more true for those tasked with efficiently modernizing old apps. The pressure to modernize legacy apps quickly has some IT pros reaching to the cloud because that technology offers faster deployment. Read on to learn more about how Mobile Backend as a Service (MBaaS) and other cloud technologies fit in with app modernization.