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Why It’s Time to Say Goodbye to Legacy Software

Why It’s Time to Say Goodbye to Legacy Software

Security
Why It’s Time to Retire Legacy Software If your organization’s software vendor doesn’t anymore issue software updates, patches and other forms of support, then what your organization has is a legacy software. What is a Legacy Software? The phrase “legacy software” is used to describe a software or computer program that’s outdated or obsolete. A software can be considered as outdated or obsolete by reason of the number of years the software has been used, for instance, for more than 2 decades. Another reason a software is considered as obsolete or outdated is when it has reached its end of life (EOL) and end of support (EOS). “EOL occurs when the software is retired, although the vendor/manufacture can (and generally does) continue to support the software until the EOS date,”…
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Tag: unsupported software

Why It’s Time to Say Goodbye to Legacy Software

Why It’s Time to Say Goodbye to Legacy Software

Security
Why It’s Time to Retire Legacy Software If your organization’s software vendor doesn’t anymore issue software updates, patches and other forms of support, then what your organization has is a legacy software. What is a Legacy Software? The phrase “legacy software” is used to describe a software or computer program that’s outdated or obsolete. A software can be considered as outdated or obsolete by reason of the number of years the software has been used, for instance, for more than 2 decades. Another reason a software is considered as obsolete or outdated is when it has reached its end of life (EOL) and end of support (EOS). “EOL occurs when the software is retired, although the vendor/manufacture can (and generally does) continue to support the software until the EOS date,”…
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