Many companies are still running Java apps on legacy platforms, keeping transformation at a minimum. Discover how Java app modernization optimizes the app environment, enabling companies to innovate at scale.
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Many Java® applications are run on legacy platforms — hampering innovation and keeping performance at a minimum. App modernization optimizes the application environment, maximizes performance and enables innovation at scale.
As many as 60% of developers reported using Java 8, which is now 8+ years older than the latest version, Java 19.1
Running operations on outdated platforms handicaps your ability to transform. Outdated applications cause even top-performing companies to waste time and money.
A top-rising concern for many companies with legacy environments is the subtle yet consistent aggregation of technical debt.
And tech debt is affecting more companies than you’d think. Our annual Insight-commissioned Foundry survey uncovered that a whopping 86% of IT executives reported they experienced limitations due to tech debt in the last year.2
So, how can businesses decrease the likelihood of tech debt and ensure their application environments adapt to the evolving demands of the market?
For companies looking to maximize their legacy Java application environment, application modernization offers a best-fit solution.
87% of IT leaders agreed their organization needs to modernize critical applications to ensure the success of their digital transformation journey.2
Of those, 60% listed operational efficiency as the top objective of application modernization.3
App modernization shifts legacy Java applications to the cloud, helping businesses increase operational efficiency and realize benefits including:
Companies that modernize their applications using cloud-native solutions can leverage the various perks of the public cloud including:
App modernization empowers IT leaders to best align their application state to meet the needs of their business and customers.
Insight partnered with global software provider Blackbaud to migrate their applications to Azure, resulting in reduced infrastructure costs, streamlined processes and enhanced security for their nonprofit clients to expand their social good initiatives around the world.
1Snyk. (2021). JVM Ecosystem Report 2021.
2MarketPulse Research by Foundry Research Services. (January 2023). The Path to Digital Transformation: Where Leaders Stand in 2023. Slide 31. Commissioned by Insight.
3MarketPulse Research by Foundry Research Services. (January 2023). The Path to Digital Transformation: Where Leaders Stand in 2023. Slide 32. Commissioned by Insight.