AppZero Announces AZ-Migrate 7.0 Provides Break-Through WS2016 Support


Ottawa, Canada, April 21, 2017 -- AppZero is pleased to announce Version 7.0 of its award-winning application migration product AZ-Migrate, which supports application migrations from WS2003, WS2008, and WS2012 to WS2016 and to Windows Containers on WS2016. With Microsoft's Custom Support Agreement (CSA) for Windows Server 2003 entering its third and final year this summer, it’s even more imperative to migrate server applications off the 14-year-old operating system.

AZ-Migrate is an industry-leading software tool that automatically moves Windows-based applications from older operating systems to newer operating systems, to new in-house servers or to hybrid or public cloud environments, including Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS clouds, and IBM SoftLayer.

AZ-Migrate lets you automatically move server applications to a similar operating system or to a newer platform, in hours instead of weeks and months. Version 7.0 lets you move from Windows Server 2000, 2003, or 2008 to Windows Server 2008, 2012, and now to 2016 as well as to Docker-compatible Windows Containers on 2016. If you’re moving to Windows Server 2016, you can get there in one step – no need to first upgrade to Windows Server 2008 or 2012. Modernizing lets you leverage WS2016 features and functionality, as well as avoid costly custom and extended support fees for Windows Server2003 and future EOS for 2008. You can consolidate a datacenter for a smaller footprint, and side step security risks and noncompliance associated with running on an unsupported platform.

See the Future of Application Migration Orchestration

AZ-Migrate belongs to AppZero’s suite of tools that manage the lifecycle of a Windows Server application migration: AZ-Monitor, AZ-Migrate, and AZ Maintain. For more information about AZ-Migrate and to get an inside look at AppZero’s new migration orchestration platform, AZ-Maestro, please join us on Wednesday, April 26 at 1 pm EST for an exciting Webinar.

Says AppZero CEO Nigel Stokes, “AppZero is working closely with customers and partners to develop automated Windows Server Modernization solutions that add value in their business. Version 7.0 is opening up new capability for our customers to easily support WS2016 servers as operational systems for legacy applications.”

AZ-Migrate 7.0 is now available to all customers.

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About AppZero

AppZero software provides a fast, flexible way to move server applications to new cloud or datacenter servers, without code change. Encapsulating Windows applications in VM/OS-free moving pods or migration containers, AppZero’s patented software moves most complex server applications with ease. AppZero allows you to modernize your infrastructure, moving from an old OS to a newer one with automation - modernize and move to a new datacenter server or cloud in one step. For more information, visit www.appzero.com and follow us on twitter @AppZero_Inc.

 

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About AppZero

AppZero’s products and services provide a fast, flexible way to move server applications to a cloud or datacenter, without code change. Encapsulating Windows applications in VM/OS-free containers, AppZero’s patented software moves most Windows server applications with ease. AppZero allows you to move applications from an old OS to a newer one, and to modernize and move to the cloud efficiently.

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