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AppZero, a fast, more flexible way to move server applications, announced on Monday a collaboration with Microsoft in which Microsoft is recommending AppZero for moving a variety of applications from Windows Server 2003, which reaches the end of extended support in July, 2015, to Microsoft's newer operating systems. The collaboration will help educate Systems Integrators and enterprises about the benefits of Windows Server 2012, Windows Server Hyper-V, and Windows Azure. AppZero extracts existing applications, leaving the operating system behind, and migrates the applications to a new machine. Many applications can be moved without code changes from older operating systems to Windows Server 2012 and Windows Azure with AppZero's enterprise migration tool. AppZero will be providing support for Windows Server 2012 R2 by the end of 2013. "Windows Server 2012 and Window... (more)

AppZero Now Available on AWS Test Drive

AppZero, a fast, flexible way to move enterprise applications to the cloud, has announced that AppZero Cloud Edition is available to try on Amazon Web Services (AWS) free of charge, as an AWS Test Drive.  AppZero's award-winning application migration tool enables users to move server applications onto physical, virtual or cloud servers, simply, fast, and with no code changes -- at the push of a button. AWS Test Drive provides a private IT sandbox environment containing preconfigured server based solutions. In under an hour, and using a step-by-step lab manual and video, launch, ... (more)

AppZero Upgrade Accelerates Long-Distance Migration of Windows Server Applications | @CloudExpo #Cloud

AppZero has launched a new version of its application migration tool that features an optional, high performance architecture that accelerates the migration of Windows Server applications over wide area or high latency network connections, typically found between geographically remote datacenters and public cloud onboarding projects.  Available immediately, AppZero 6.2 drastically reduces the migration times for applications with large data footprints and for database servers such as SQL Server 2005.  Customers can download the upgrade at: https://helpdesk.appzero.com/login. App... (more)

Windows Server 2003 End of Life Is Coming – Are You Ready? [Survey]

Follow Adine on Twitter: @AdineDeford. In case you haven't heard, Microsoft has announced that the end of life (EOL) for Windows Server 2003 is July 14, 2015.  Let me repeat that: as of July 14, 2015 you can no longer get Extended Support for WS 2003; #WS2003EOL. If you're wondering what this means for you, it comes down to this - there will be no patches or security updates, putting your applications and business at risk. New threats won't be addressed and your WS2003 systems will become a security risk and compliance nightmare.  In a recent blog post, Microsoft warns us to "wat... (more)

AppZero Adds Tether Console & Modernization for Ease of One-Step Migration

AppZero, the fastest, most flexible way to move server applications, announced today AppZero v5.5 that introduces the Tether Console and IIS modernization.  The software is now available and further eases one-step migrations for complex Windows server applications from older operating systems such as Window Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012, and from the data center to the cloud. AppZero Tether Console is a simple interface that guides users through the AppZero process of migrating applications from source server to destination. AppZero migration automates the extraction and mo... (more)