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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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A legacy management practice has two principal components: one process builds and maintains a categorized inventory or portfolio of existing information technology (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.
A wonderful thing happened to Subaru of America after it began building the hot-selling Legacy Outback a couple of years ago: The impoverished little car company started making money.
You didn't have a deliberate, proactive process to maintain, renew, and replace your legacy systems.
In an age where institutional ownership dominates the real estate marketplace, Legacy Group, Inc.
Dartmouth this year admitted 57 percent of its legacy applicants, compared to 27 percent of nonlegacies.
Stewart Title, a leading real estate information and transaction management company, has made a sizable deposit with Legacy Bank of Milwaukee.
Red Oak Software has released Legacy Navigator, a process modeling solution for enterprise application integration, to general availability.