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Top Actions for Healthcare Delivery Organization CIOs, 2013: Make Legacy Decommissioning a Priority

Published: 15 January 2013

ID: G00247913

Analyst(s): Barry Runyon


IT systems are routinely replaced by more modern, functional or cost-effective alternatives. Migrating legacy data can be so complex and costly that legacy systems are left in service. CIOs and IT leadership should use this research to reduce expenses and risks.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Coordinate Your APM and ILM Strategies to Ensure That Data Is Properly Accounted for as Systems Are Retired
  • Reduce Unnecessary Spending and Discovery Risk by Purging or Archiving Legacy Data During Decommissioning
  • Select a Decommissioning Vendor That Offers a Solution That Can Handle the Most Critical Applications and Systems and/or Data in Your Legacy Portfolio, and One You Have the Skills and Resources to Support

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