What to expect in the long term
We believe that legacy modernization will become more about the best place to run an application or system rather than moving everything from one platform to another. This includes both the transactions between legacy platforms and clouds and between clouds. Most large customers have both a hybrid (cloud and on-premises) strategy and a multi-cloud strategy. Additionally, we see even greater interoperability between these environments. This can take on several different experiences, including the following:
- Management and monitoring from a single pane of glass (or dashboard). This includes both Azure and other hyperscale cloud providers. The best way to prepare for this type of journey to the future is with cloud-native deployments, such as those offered in Azure for both IaaS and Platform as a Service (PaaS) services.
- Incorporate no/low touch application generation for legacy code on Azure.
- We believe we will see more AI create code to...