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Gartner: Use Database Archiving to Preserve Data When Retiring Applications
Application retirement can deliver significant cost reductions, and should be considered part of IT and data center modernization plans. This research discusses legacy application data management challenges and should be read by IT professionals, application portfolio managers and those considering database archiving.
Gartner has seen increased interest in the market for application retirement tools. As a component of APM, they can provide organizations with a method for executing consolidation and retirement projects. Business leadership is crucial; however, IT generally funds and implements these projects. Significant ROI can be achieved, even with the smallest projects, and savings accrue as more applications are effectively managed and retired.