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Cloud and microservices — embracing cloud-native microservice architectures to modernize your legacy systems

Cloud and microservices — embracing cloud-native microservice architectures to modernize your legacy systems

The modernization of legacy systems has always been an economic debate. Organizations have to weigh their options carefully and choose the lesser of two evils, so to speak. 

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Hybrid cloud — A computing environment that integrates legacy IT and cloud-based applications

May 20, 2020

Legacy modernization is a priority in today’s digital business environment. With rapid technological advancements, increased customer demand for digitized services, and the growing popularity of[...]

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What is cloud-native architecture and why your organization should adopt it

May 20, 2020

Many organizations around the world have recognized the power of cloud computing and are transitioning to cloud-native architecture in order to keep up with innovations and deliver digital[...]

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Why microservice-based APIs fast-track the digital transformation of your business

May 19, 2020

 

Innovation and modernization is no longer just a way to beat out the competition and stand out in the eyes of the consumers. It’s become a necessity, and companies that cannot keep up with the[...]

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OpenLegacy updates the open source technologies in version 4.5 of the platform

May 15, 2020

OpenLegacy makes sure our platform stays up to date with the latest in open source. Updating improves the security and performance of the generated services while adding new functionality to the[...]

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Ways to Overcome Common IBM Mainframe Challenges

February 05, 2020

Using microservices and APIs to leverage data and business logic locked inside IBM mainframes (z/OS) are often a slow and time consuming task. Mainframe application releases are more frequent[...]

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How Cloud-Native Architectures Support Legacy Systems

January 28, 2020

Modern development typically includes cloud-native applications and architectures, which are deployed inside containers (like Docker) so they can be included in a private, hybrid and/or public[...]

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The Third Age of Modernization – Take a Cloud-native, Hybrid Approach

September 16, 2019

Why are we even on the path to modernization? It’s simple -- customer demand for digitized services has made legacy modernization a priority.

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How to Lower the Complexity when Starting Your Digital Transformation

September 06, 2019

Yes, you can start your digital transformation with less complexity.

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Issues Companies Face When Moving Their Applications to Cloud-Native Solutions

July 15, 2019

The news about Pivotal Software and Cloudera’s recent stock drops may suggest that enterprises are concerned about moving all on-premise assets into the cloud. These two vendors require customers[...]

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New Channels, New Concerns? Let’s Talk iSeries (AS/400) Security.

April 30, 2019

You can open your IBM i (AS/400) applications to new channels — without sacrificing security.

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Using Hybrid Integration to Access Legacy Systems In The Cloud

March 25, 2019

[Based on an article written by Eyal Herson that originally appeared in Medium.com]

I want to share my best current thinking about legacy applications and how you can make them available in the[...]

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Microservices–The Enabler of APIs in DevOps

February 05, 2019

APIs should be in any DevOps discussion because they allow development teams to separate large applications into smaller, faster building ones. APIs also allow testing of a specific functionality[...]

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Microservices—The Intersection of DevOps and Legacy IT

November 06, 2018

Your legacy IT infrastructure isn’t going anywhere. You need a bridge between modern DevOps and legacy systems—and that’s where microservices can help.

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Why Insurance Organizations Need a Plan to Handle InsurTech Disruptions

September 06, 2018

InsurTech disruptions will continue well into 2019. That’s an easy prediction to make as 2018 Q1 InsurTech investments increased 155% increase over 2017 Q1. This rise in capital indicates that[...]

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3 Key Measures of Successful Open Banking Projects

March 05, 2018

Banks aren’t blind to the way the economy is changing. The marketplace demands new features from popular applications at a faster pace than ever before. In response, banks are attempting to[...]

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A Look Back at Digital Transformation in Financial Services (and Digital Transformation in General) in 2017

January 25, 2018

Across industries, a whopping number of companies have already begun a digital transformation – roughly 42% according to a Gartner survey. Not all of them will succeed. In fact, most won’t: 84% of[...]

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3 Ways to Mitigate the Risks of Open Banking API Overload

November 28, 2017

APIs are the building blocks of Open Banking. Technology has made is easy to develop and integrate APIs - but there is a risk of overdeveloping. This article explains how to mitigate the risks of[...]

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3 Driving Factors for Why Omnichannel Needs API Integration and Management

November 09, 2017

Digital giants like Amazon and PayPal, along with the rise of smartphones, have changed consumer expectations forever. Customers may always have to interact with banks in some way, but they now[...]

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3 Ways OmniChannel Banking and API Management Work Together to Build Financial Services Leaders

October 26, 2017

A recent survey conducted by the Harvard Business Review shows that 73% of all consumers use multiple channels while shopping and that multi-channel consumers spend more money than their[...]

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4 Questions You Need to Answer Before Leaping into an Open API Project

October 12, 2017

Anyone in the banking industry can tell you that financial services firms are some of the most heavily impacted by digital transformation trends. But while banks have slowly embraced disruptive[...]

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The 4 Key Elements of API Management in Open Banking

September 21, 2017

It is no surprise that banking industry customers are becoming increasingly tech-savvy and modern banking experiences including advanced online services and a seamless mobile presence are now[...]

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What’s Next After Wells Fargo Closes Branches? The Speed of Change in Digital Banking will Accelerate

August 22, 2017

This week Wells Fargo announced they were closing 450 branches. While this was big news to some, nearly all banks are recognizing that strategies for [...]

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Were Blockbuster's Legacy Systems Part of the Problem?

July 11, 2017

The first Blockbuster store opened in 1985. From the outset, the chain really took off. It wasn’t just the corporate power and aggressive marketing – at the time, technologies like scanners and[...]

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Unpacking Competitive Advantages with API Integration

June 22, 2017

The digital economy is no longer a subset of the broader economy but has evolved into the global economy itself, there is no longer a distinction. Digital native start-ups have tactfully inserted[...]

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The History of APIs and How They Impact Your Future

June 07, 2017

Interested in the history of API? Read our timeline to see how API has changed throughout the years and what may come in the future.

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How to Leapfrog Legacy Complexity with a Modern API Integration Strategy

May 05, 2017

[Originally published by Jason Bloomberg in Brain Blog, Intellyx, May 1, 2017]

The contrast between traditional legacy integration and modern API-based approaches is profound – especially when[...]

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API and ESB platforms should work well in an evolutionary API strategy model

November 07, 2016

The need to adapt to new business models and engage customers through new digital channels shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone at this point. However, the pressure is building across all[...]

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Adapt, Renew, Transform: Bridging the Digital Transformation Gap in Banking and Financial Services

October 19, 2016

Digital disruption is causing problems for long-standing enterprises across many industries, but none may be more vulnerable than well-established financial services companies. In a 2015 equity[...]

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How FinTech Companies Are Changing the Financial Services Landscape

October 11, 2016

In early 2016, a Russell Reynolds Associates survey found that executives anticipate the consumer financial services industry to be one of the most heavily affected by digital disruption.

Despite[...]

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