My post last week on the continuing value of “legacy” systems generated a number of responses, and I thought I would surface the discussion as a follow-up this week.
In my post, I said that legacy systems, such as IBM mainframe or midrange systems, still hold quite a bit of value for insurance companies, and that perhaps vendors are a bit too hasty casting existing systems to obsolescence while concurrently rushing us into buying their latest and greatest offerings. Modernization strategies such as service-oriented architectures, in fact, make platform and language (no matter how “legacy”) irrelevant, thereby extending the life of these investments.
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