It’s time to retire your legacy applications

Many organizations retain legacy applications to ensure compliance but...

Between 2016 and 2020, IT organizations will decommission more than three times the number of applications they have decommissioned since 2000.1

What’s driving this increase? Several factors. First and foremost, these outdated systems are expensive to maintain. They also present a significant risk – even more so with ever-increasing data regulations and security threats. Lastly, the need to adapt to new technology such as Internet of Things (IoT) is accelerating this decommissioning trend.

Do you need to decommission old applications? How can you get started?

Read the Gartner report Decommissioning Applications: The Emerging Role of the Application Undertaker to learn the steps to:

  • Successfully rid your organization of legacy applications
  • Maintain effective access to the data they store

Organizations need to eliminate the burden of managing dated legacy systems. But they still need to retain and access all the valuable data within them in a secure, compliant manner. How can you achieve this efficiently and cost-effectively? By ingesting and storing the data with OpenText InfoArchive, a centralized, secure and scalable archive solution.

By decommissioning legacy applications, you can lower IT costs, preserve compliance, meet records retention requirements and improve access management. Plus gain greater insight into your critical data and content.

See how InfoArchive customers have saved costs and improved info compliance by decommissioning legacy applications.


1Kyte, Andy, Jim Duggan, and Stefan Van Der Zijden. "Decommissioning Applications: The Emerging Role of the Application Undertaker."

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Decommissioning Applications: The Emerging Role of the Application Undertaker