Hybrid Legacy-Cloud Models Can Harness Potential of Older Applications in Quest for Agility

Panelists at this year’s BST European Summit in London discuss how the get the most out of the legacy technologies while also improving infrastructure through the deployment of new ones.

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Hybrid legacy-cloud models are one way in which asset managers can harness the value of older applications without resorting to full-scale decommission projects.

With the asset management industry under increasing levels of cost and regulatory pressure, the problem of how to maintain, manage or decommission legacy technologies is more relevant than ever.

Despite the “if it isn’t broke, don’t fix it” approach, the increased desire to be agile and flexible means that asset managers are finding new business cases to address the thorny issue of what exactly they should do with their legacy architecture.

James Hughes, global head of infrastructure technolog