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When cloud-based applications aren’t performing as well as is needed, investigating “cloud accelerators” might seem to be a logical next step. But that term means different kinds of products and services, depending on the context.
By John Ghrist
“Cloud accelerators” sounds like a generic term for solutions that might provide better performance of cloud-based applications. While it’s true that it’s used that way, simply googling those words and sitting back to page through the options isn’t going to be as simple as it might appear. These remedies have the goal of speeding up app performance but dissimilar methods and points of use.
Once your business has decided to switch to an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software system, the next step is to implement ERP. For a business to see the benefits of an ERP adoption it must first be deployed properly and efficiently by a team that typically includes a project manager and department managers as well.
This process can be complicated and feel overwhelming, depending on the needs of your organization. However, once new software is implemented successfully, organizations will ideally see the increases in productivity and cost savings benefits an ERP system can bring to your business. The switch to an ERP system can streamline your business needs and be beneficial to both the end user and entire organization.
In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, legacy applications often stand as barriers to progress. These existing systems, characterized by outdated technology and architecture can hinder an organization’s ability to keep up with changing business needs and pose significant security and operational risks. Staying competitive is essential in today’s fast-paced business industry—this is where legacy application modernization comes into play.
In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the intricacies of software modernization, its profound importance, strategies for successful implementation, potential challenges and the integration of new technologies.
Let’s go back to the very first example that demonstrated the advantage of using less procedural and more OO techniques. Remember building that “person” object? Check out Part One here.
By Pete Helgren
Editor's Note: This article is excerpted from chapter 10 of Open Source Starter Guide for IBM i Developers, by Pete Helgren.
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