Stories by Zach Nelson

Should legacy systems be replaced? Yes

Neil Young says it's better to burn out than fade away. Maybe in life that's the case, but in the world of legacy applications, fading away is, realistically, what usually happens. There are many reasons why businesses keep a portion of their IT infrastructure on legacy applications -- oftentimes from fear of pulling the plug. These companies should consider this: the power of moving at least their core applications over to a modern, integrated system can deliver huge benefits.