• Many businesses are experiencing a huge growth in business information.
• Legacy and Enterprise Applications are bursting with different forms of information.
• A lot of businesses do not have a sun setting strategy and if they do it is complex and costly.
• Enterprises are spending millions of €' each year to maintain legacy applications and resource to support the applications because of;
o Data growth and retention
- Spending €' to maintain solely for data
- Legislation on data
o People and Skill
- Scarce resources needed to maintain legacy systems
o Risk and Capability
- Risk hitting IT departments
- at a time of cost cutting
- IT departments stretched
o Cost and Control
- Too many legacy systems across multiple environments
- Strain on management
The project consisted of the following phases which Bluestonex managed: