Being up to date could mean everything to your business. It’s crucial that your business runs with a software providing full capacity for your operations.
Imagine that your software is so outdated that your accountants struggle to do their job within reasonable time. Imagine how much money that costs you on the long run. At the same time, trying to migrate everything to an updated software could lead to potential losses. Don’t worry, there is a silverlining to every situation and we are here to lead an example by our experience.
Look at these 3 case studies that we successfully resolved and executed with meticulous IT savvy-ness. See whether any of this sounds familiar.
The company migrated all their e-mails, accounting software's and company case management products to the cloud. However, they need to keep their old software up and running, so they can do some checks in the old documents.
To keep the old accounting software available until it's needed.
The software is running on 2 servers that are suing Operating Systems out of support and hardware is almost 10 years old.
Considering the requirements, a purchase and installation of a powerful hardware was required. Thus, we were allowed to convert the two physical servers to virtual ones. Additionally, we took measured to limit the internet access, and increase security to the highest, so as to keep the virtual servers safe.
The issue of the old machines
The company is using a legacy software that requires Windows 7 32-bit machines. These computers are not very powerful and the modern applications are overloading them, therefore leading to a terribly slow user experience.
To keep the old software running until it's migrated to a new server/computer infrastructure.
The software is running on server that is using operating systems out of support, and the hardware is almost 10 years old.
Considering the requirements, we purchased and installed a powerful computer, and we converted the physical computers to virtual ones. In this way, we can increase the system resources and speed up the machines.
The company is closing down
It could happen that for legal reasons, operations for future projects or for maintenance migration, all data has to be preserved after the company has closed down.
To keep the old software running until it's needed and the documents available on request.
Software and documents are stored on a couple of servers and will require a lot of space to be stored and kept for at least 5 years.
Considering the requirements, we purchased and installed a powerful computer, and we converted the physical servers to virtual ones. In this way the servers, the software and the documents are available when needed.