Embracing and Accepting Legacy Java Apps with Love and Happiness
The AppSense Bigot recently posted part 1 of his “FSLogix first look” series, ‘Managing Legacy or Multiple Java Versions, the EASY Way’!
“The beauty I see in FSLogix is that it is very much a simple product – almost reverse app layering, to coin a phrase. It delivers user entitlements to applications based around using a filesystem driver to "reveal" the applications as necessary, rather than delivering them on-demand through app virtualization or layering tech such as App-V, AppVolumes, and the like.”
Surprisingly, an informal survey of our customers and prospects shows that most IT shops are still managing legacy Java apps. Yes, I’m as surpised as you are.
Some of these older apps have been converted to HTML 5, some are regularly updated to run with “current Java” but many (too many) are stuck in an IT time warp, at least one version off from being up to date. Even more challenging, some of them are out of the control of internal IT, managed and owned by external third parties. This is the kind of problem that screams, “please, make it stop!”
Read the entire article here, Embracing and Accepting Legacy Java Apps with Love and Happiness