Cloud Computing: The hidden dangers of legacy technology and how to resolve them

Grazed from CloudTech. Author: Ed Jones.

Every business has that one legacy system they can’t seem to let go of. You know you’ve got one - a relic hidden away in some dusty server room. But are you aware of the damage these outdated systems can, will and may already be having on your organisation? The damage inflicted by legacy technology can range from minor systems issues through to major events that could put your organisation out of business – and it’s important to know the hidden dangers.

Increased downtime

Outdated software runs on outdated hardware, all of which eventually leads to ever increasing downtime and continued system failures. Running systems past their operational lifespan is a recipe for disaster. These systems will increasingly overheat, crash and eventually cease to operate...

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