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legacy

[leg′əsē]
Etymology: L, legatum, bequest
something that is handed down from the past or intended to be bestowed on future generations.

legacy

Informatics
Referring to a computer system with an expired tenure which left behind a “legacy”—usually negative.
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Based upon a survey of financial executives from 28 companies, the research examines factors driving legacy management from a business and IT perspective and identifies methods used by different organizations to manage their existing IT applications and assets.
DANFORTH: The ability to upgrade legacy systems largely depends on the vendor with whom you are working.
Today's enterprise organizations continue to look for fast, effective and affordable means to integrate valuable legacy business systems into their online business infrastructure," said Russ Duffey, vice president of business development with Jacada.
Practiced by many of the nation's top universities, including the University of Michigan, legacy admissions call for the offspring of alumni and/or those who have made significant donations to an institution to receive an advantage during the admissions process.
Some of the differences between inheritances and legacies may be explained by a tendency to give either a portion of one's estate or only a legacy to someone, but not both (in principle, a person could of course receive a legacy and be an heir to the estate at the same time).
The euro books may be a secondary set of accounts that is less complete than the legacy currency books (e.
Like most smart ideas, the rationale for the Legacy Outback was pretty simple: Let's make our Legacy all-wheel-drive wagon look and act a bit like a sport-utility vehicle, and cash in on the ute's incredible popularity.
Although emerging technologies bring new opportunities to create new types of business solutions, the reality is that legacy systems hold the major key to future success," say Christopher Slee and Malcolm Slovin, partners at Waltham, MA-based Computer Sciences Corp.
Legacy Group, a real estate development, construction management and asset management company located in Harrison, N.
If the legacies' big edge seems unfair to the tens of thousands who get turned away every year, Ivy League administrators have long defended the innocence of the legacy stat.
In eight years of business, Legacy Bank has established itself as one of the fastest-growing community banks in America by building strategic partnerships with businesses such as Stewart Title that have the same goals and commitment to improve the community.
Legacy Navigator dovetails with Red Oak's Legacy Integrator to simplify the integration of complex legacy applications.