This Microsoft-CAST joint paper, put together based on the learning from numerous successful PaaS migration experiences attempts to answer questions around:
What are the top challenges and pitfalls when migrating to PaaS?
What are the keys to avoid these pitfalls?
How to conduct your migration the “leaders and doers” way?
Having trouble knowing when to retire an application? Want to rationalize but don’t know where to start? Thinking about moving to the Cloud?
Answering “Yes” to any of those questions means that, while you are on the right track, something might be going wrong. Essential Outcomes of Application Portfolio Assessment, our free eBook download, will help you understand how application portfolio assessment helps you – and maybe revolutionizes your development.
With so many changes in technology, our application portfolios are becoming larger and more complex than ever before – and you may need to make some changes in order to keep pushing forward.
Turn Security & License Risks into InnovationMany Open Source licenses coexist in the software ecosystem. Before integrating a third-party piece of code, it is essential to ensure that your license complies with the intended distribution format. The risk here is essentially legal and financial;
Inside this e-book, you will find out some of the most common Application Portfolio Health Mistakes, including:
Having too many applications;
Thinking maintenance is “Once and Done”;
You aren’t investing in security; and
Rushing the process
Micro-service architectures allow systems to be broken down into independent services. They differ from service-oriented architectures (SOAs), which have been around for about a decade for several reasons:
It’s no surprise that organizations are moving their business-critical systems to the cloud because of its availability, speed, and ease-of-use. But how does this effect and organizations ability to properly test and maintain the reliability, security, and performance of those systems?
In this Guide you'll get an insight on:
Today’s Software Architecture Opportunities and Challenges
3 Simple Tips to Maintaining a Rock-Solid Software Architecture
4 Questions to Ask About Your Software Architecture
Ways to automate architectural compliance
Looking to accelerate your cloud migration? Want to move to the Pivotal platform but don’t know where to start? Are you unsure how your applications will behave on PCF?
Answering “Yes” to any of those questions means that, while you are in the right place, you may not be able to see the light at the end of the tunnel but we can help! CAST Highlight provides objective metrics that will help you identify blockers and boosters to accelerate your migration to PCF.
Demand for IT enabled capabilities is increasing and at the same time there is an expectation that IT becomes more of a strategic business partner.
Budgeting to improve the application landscape sets the tone for how technology leadership is partnering with the rest of the organization and its perceived value to the company.
In this document, we focused on helping our readers by presenting a framework on how to assess the needs for application landscape improvements. Those needs have to be assessed from the business imperatives perspective such as time to market and then tied to IT metrics.