legacy system

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legacy system

An obsolete computer system centred around a mainframe platform which is not worth the cost of upgrading or salvaging. As enterprise modernises hardware, IT departments may be forced to integrate legacy system data, which can be logistically difficult, since obsolete software was often custom written by people who left the institution.

legacy system

(leg′ă-sē) [L. legatia, office of deputy]
An old, slow, or out-of date computer system.
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This versatile firewall provides remote users with secure clientless remote access to the corporate data from anywhere at any time using a standard Web browser, while IPsec VPN tunnels can simultaneously provide secure site-to-site tunnels and legacy support for client-based remote access.
This combination of new technology, legacy support and security features, such as the integrated fingerprint scanner, is unique in the PC industry today.
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Providing OEMs like Zodiac with a complete legacy support solution and assuring their customers of lifetime support on the OEM pedigreed product is the real value Ontic provides.
This achievement is all the more impressive given that the team has simultaneously maintained legacy support of spares and servicing to the equally iconic Veyron transmission.
For Apple, the company has several big reasons to fully make the jump to a 64-bit-based iOS 11 and drop legacy support for 32-bit apps, as the higher-end architecture improves general performance.
A preliminary hearing of the Stalker-Sampson inquest in Belfast, Mr O'Donohue, who represented the coroner, said: "Some of the new members of the Legacy Support Unit support staff may be retired police officers.
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Deputy Chief Constable Judith Gillespie said the PSNI hoped to recruit new staff for its Legacy Support Unit.
The combination of VMware Mirage for image management/disaster recovery and VMware View to deliver virtual desktops as a service ensures network constraints, legacy support, and offline requirements can all be accommodated without impacting performance or productivity.
We have transformed the Group into a focussed provider of value-added, IP-protected, business and general aviation and legacy support services with attractive growth prospects.