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legacy data

Critical organizational data stored in mainframes and minicomputers. See legacy system.


The Legacy
A lot of data still exists on half-inch open reel tapes. Each standard that is widely used in the computer field hangs around for many years after it is no longer popular.
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Moving EAS legacy data to a new system can be a daunting task and burden to any IT department.
Enterprise organizations typically lack visibility into the thousands of applications running in their environment, which makes transforming a legacy data center into a hybrid, cloud-based solution a complex and costly process.
However IT managers face a problem - it hasn't been easy to develop iPad applications to access back-end SQL and legacy data.
Through the use of Attachmate's Verastream products Cambar's IT architects expose legacy data and logic to service oriented architectures to enable a host of IT projects.
The book includes chapters on the business case for electronic records retention; a cost-benefit analysis for retaining versus scheduling and purging electronic records; desktop environments; e-mail retention; web environments; digital preservation/ long-term data retention; legacy data; legislation and court cases; and case studies.
Perhaps the most interesting application of VST is the dynamic creation of multiple computing tiers in both the legacy data center and emerging blade-server-enabled data centers, as well as hybrid environments.
Xenos software transforms legacy printstream formats such as IBM AFP, Xerox Metacode and HP PCL, as well as other legacy data, into electronic content formats, including XML, HTML and PDF.
The APIs allow the customer to imbed legacy data or applications directly onto the Internet - increasing application accessibility for their user base.
ETI * Accelerator for MQSeries adds read arid write access to legacy data, data transformation and metadata management to data messaging by acting as an "adapter generator." An adapter interfaces between MQSeries and a database, file or application by moving information from these sources on and off MQSeriews queues.
"We've got to think about going to the States," says managing director Martin Pike, "the schedule for now is to sell the product over the internet from next week, take on more funding in 18 months time and then look to the US internet market." The venture capital of 3i will be used to develop WebWriter's connectivity to e-commerce systems and legacy data, says Pike.
These are Pro/Casting, for automating the creation of casting tools and components; Pro/Legacy, for importing and updating legacy data in the Pro/Engineer system; and Pro/STEP-Interface, for exchanging product-model data in compliance with international standards.
Additional services: Transfer of legacy data migration and other services, creating the overall system and achieving operational readiness, training, documentation and based remuneration.