Application Modernization Advisory


Closing the Modernization Gap - Make Your Applications Future-Ready with Application Modernization Advisory

SoftwareOne's Application Modernization Advisory helps you define and design the best approach to modernize your applications using Azure Cloud Services with clear benefits as:

• Increase agility, productivity business, and efficiency.

• Cost-effective innovation.

• Reduce the risk of legacy inefficiencies.

Our approach evaluates the best alternative for each application using the following modernization paths: Rehost (application enablement for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)), Replatform (application enablement for Platform as a Service (PaaS)), Refactor (restructure and enablement for the cloud.), and Rebuild (redesign or rewrite using a Cloud-native approach).

The client can use our service in two versions:

  • Initial Application Modernization Advisory (discovery and assessment - 1 week, costs: 10,000 USD) or

  • Full Application Modernization Advisory (discovery, assessment, and alignment - 4 weeks, costs: 25,000 USD)

For standard Advisory package, scope includes 5 applications

The Initial Advisory centers on the following Business Outcomes:

• Application business and technical information gathering.

• Rationalization analysis for classifying the applications in one of four quadrants (Tolerate, Optimize, Transform, Shut Off).

• Customized modernization approach for each application considering pros and cons.

The Full Advisory includes everything on the Initial and adds the following:

• Cloud architecture definition for each application based on reference architectures.

• Modernization business value analysis per application through a business case.

• An executive report showing the expected modernization strategy and benefits.