Futurestate IT Launches AppRx 3.0 at MMS 2013 with a New Application Rationalization and Migration Dashboard
Toronto, Canada, April 03, 2013-Futurestate IT today announced the launch of SaaS based AppRX 3.0 dashboard with at glance reports and alerts for application migration, rationalization and portfolio management. “Businesses on the whole have neglected their application portfolios since Y2K which has lead to application bloat and inflated IT operational cost.” said Alex Topitsch, CEO Futurestate IT. He continued to explain that “AppRx 3.0 provides critical application intelligence that allows enterprises to tackle application bloat and significantly...read more
Well, it’s winter in the Northern Hemisphere, and the days are cold and the nights are long. I was speaking with a customer who had his furnace break down over the holidays, which resulted in an expensive and untimely repair bill. His furnace was old and probably had it coming, but it got me thinking; most manufacturers of home appliances and of course, automobiles, recommend periodic maintenance of their products to ensure reliable service in the years to come. A few bucks spent now on routine maintenance could save you a whopping bill down the road when...read more
In order to better understand how organizations are addressing the need for application rationalization, Futurestate IT conducted a survey of IT professionals. The objective of the study was to determine the state of application portfolios, current practices for rationalizing them and how IT professionals believe they should be managed. Key Findings: Application Portfolios are out of date and bloated Current rationalization practices are costly and labor-intensive Rationalization is critical to accelerate Windows 7 migration projects Ongoing application...read more
SFGate – Futurestate IT Application Portfolio Management Survey Reveals Significant Benefits Could be Attained Through Better Portfolio Rationalization.
Futurestate IT releases results of the latest Application Portfolio Management Survey. Key findings reveal that the majority of IT professionals believe their portfolios are in moderate to poor health and that significant benefits could be attained through better portfolio rationalization. Continue reading…read more
As organizations continue to add new applications, and application vendors continue to upgrade to keep in step with the newest operating systems, IT departments are faced with serious application sprawl and a growing backlog of out-of-date and often unsupported applications. This issue is further exacerbated for organizations that have undergone any number of mergers and acquisitions over the last decade. By rationalizing the portfolio, IT can identify unused, redundant and out of date applications and trim down the portfolio through application...read more