Legacy System Re-engineering In Dotnet

Legacy System Re-Engineering In Dotnet

Our modern business and IT environments have become very dynamic. Before we even know it, our enterprise systems become obsolete or face adaptability, interoperability, and even usability issues. Now when these applications are custom developed you just cannot discard them. They were custom developed to serve a very specific purpose. But continuing with them today may not be operationally efficient.

So what can you do? You can get your application re-engineered in latest Dotnet platform from Radix and optimize its performance.

Application Reengineering at Radix – The Concept

Application re-engineering means transforming a legacy or obsolete system to operate in a new computing platform or environment. At Radix what we do is we take your legacy system and reverse engineer it first. We then upgrade its code to the latest Dotnet version. We add new functionalities and take care of technical bugs.

This way you can retain the custom functionalities of your original system, get new features, and upgrade the technology base of your application.

Benefits of Legacy System Reengineering at Radix

The mere fact that your legacy application was custom developed means it had a special purpose to serve in your business. This itself is a reason enough to reengineer it to latest technology.

At Radix legacy application reengineering has following set of benefits:

Latest Technology: New technology brings along new set of benefits for an organization. So at Radix we reengineer your application to the latest Dotnet framework version. This makes it easier to maintain and upgrade the app in future.

Microsoft Certified Expertise: Radix is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Dotnet development and consulting. We specialize in developing applications in Dotnet. So when we work on your application, we work with certified skills and proven technical expertise.

Cost Factor: We use your existing code and resources to reengineer your legacy system. This makes reengineering cost effective as compared to getting a whole new system developed or buying a new solution.

Business Logic: At Radix we first focus on business logic of an application instead of its code. We make sure that we carry this business logic forward when we re-engineer your application.

Add New Functionalities: As your business grows there may be certain requirements that your legacy application does not meet. In such cases we can add new set of features and functionalities to your legacy application while reengineering it.

Third Party Integrations: We can integrate third party solutions or tools with your legacy system during reengineering. This saves you the cost of buying a whole another solution. It also increased the value of your existing system.

Interoperability with Other Systems: For more than a decade now we have been developing bespoke business solutions for global customers. We understand full enterprise IT architecture. So we reengineer your legacy system in such a way that it interoperates with other systems in your IT environment.

Lower Maintenance Costs: Maintaining legacy system can be a costly affair especially when it is hard to optimize its performance due to technical limitations. But we reengineer these systems in such a way that you don’t need to spend a fortune on maintenance.

Application Reengineering Process at Radix

Step 1 Understand Existing System: First our developer team understands your existing system, IT environment in which it works, and its dependencies. We study your existing system documentation and identify code level functionalities.

Step 2 Requirement Analysis: After this our team prepares a list of functional requirements of your system. We list down the new set of features that need to be added. We do a quick feasibility check here to see that the new features do not clash with the old ones. We also check the technical feasibility of the new features.

Step 3 Fine Tune Existing Code: Next we do performance tuning of your existing code. Here we study the existing code of your application. We identify redundant code and remove it. We also remove any unnecessary coding to make it more responsive. We remove unused DLLs, variables, events, class, etc. All this will help you save memory usage.

Step 4 Reuse Existing Code & Add New Code: Once this is done, we then analyze the remaining code to see what can be reused for what. We try to reuse maximum of the existing code. We then develop new code for newer functionalities. We make necessary changes to your application code and make it compatible with new operating system and IT environment. We reengineer user interface to enhance the look and feel of your app for end users. We simplify complex processes and make the app user friendly.

We also test the app thoroughly and analyze the output before deploying it back in your IT environment.

Dotnet as Re-engineering Platform

We at Radix are Microsoft certified experts for Dotnet development platform. So we can easily integrate object oriented features and web services in your legacy system. In addition to this, the other advantages of reengineering your application in Dotnet are:

  • We can create multiple copies of your system which you can run independently on different servers.
  • We can make your system adaptive and responsive with rich interactive experience.
  • The system can be connected to distributed data sources like a Smart client.
  • We can maintain computational services (thin client computing) at a reduced total cost of ownership.
  • We can easily deploy and maintain a Dotnet application.
  • We can integrate XML web services and convert your application into web application.
  • Your application can support SOAP due to Dotnet platform.
  • We can make your application platform independent in Dotnet which means you can install it and operate it anywhere and everywhere.
  • We can use Dotnet to make your application mobile compatible.

At Radix we reengineer applications for web and desktop. You can hire offshore Dotnet team from Radix to reengineer your legacy system. We offer flexible business hiring models with resource tracking systems for application reengineering.

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Maitray Gadhavi is a senior business development manager with Radixweb who accelerates the growth of organizations through innovation-led custom software development. Balancing the long-term gains in an evolving industry, he brings the voice of the customers into the enterprise. Binge-watching favourite series is his idea of fun after work.