Craig Buzan and Larry Acklin

Craig Buzan is managing consultant, Applications Services, HP Enterprise Services, and Larry Acklin is product marketing manager, Applications Services, HP Enterprise Services.

Articles by Craig Buzan and Larry Acklin

Over the years, organizations tend to acquire more and more applications, usually for good business reasons. However, they often don't have the discipline to remove older, obsolete, or duplicate applications - even when the applications are inflexible and unable to adapt quickly enough to changing business conditions. These older applications generally run on inflexible legacy systems and while their core functions are essential to running the business, they can be a major drag at the same time. All too often, enterprises' applications portfolios are out-of-control, forcing them to waste previous resources supporting technology that has little or no business value.

Posted April 11, 2012