Gartner Research

Applying Bimodal to Browser Strategies: Legacy and Modern

Published: 25 May 2017

ID: G00327548

Analyst(s): David Smith


Established corporate-standard browser strategies are no longer feasible. CIOs are challenged to align browser strategies with demands for legacy support and modern technologies and approaches.

Table Of Contents


  • Two Prongs for Bimodal
  • Today's Realistic Approach — The Two-Pronged Bimodal Browser Strategy
    • Prong 1: The Legacy Browser Strategy — Aligned With Mode 1
    • Prong 2: The Modern Browser Strategy — Aligned With Mode 2
  • IE11 Is Now a Legacy Browser
  • Safari Is a Modern Browser but Presents Challenges
  • Not Just for Developers
  • Management, Support and Security

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