London April 2nd 2014. Browser and desktop updates are a recurring cause of headache, heartache and cost for organizations around the globe. When an “End of Life” is announced, the implications are wide-ranging and, often, extremely costly.
External technological forces, such as the cessation of support for IE 6 and Windows XP, influence many areas across the organization and create a number of challenges:
The cloud-enablement technology available from Cloudhouse, offers a simple solution to counteract the impact of these external forces: By transporting your applications to the Cloud they become shielded against browser and operating system updates. This enables you to benefit from the latest and greatest Microsoft has to offer, WITHOUT compromising existing applications and with no additional infrastructure investment...
Despite emergency security patches issued by Microsoft for a number of its legacy operating systems, WannaCry highlighted a major risk faced by companies running business critical applications on unsupported systems. It also showed that, without on-going support, it will become too costly, in both monetary and reputational terms, for organisations to continue running their legacy applications.