legacy system


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legacy system

An outmoded computer system that is still in use.
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In addition, the Telex Legacy system provides three audio channels: Offense, Defense, and Offense/Defense combined.
If nothing is happening and nothing is expected to happen, the best strategy for dealing with a legacy system may be to let it lie.
Betty Naylor, director of legacy system migration program, Invensys Foxboro, Foxboro, Massachusetts
Even so, there is little consensus about what a legacy system is.
Frank Kemp, director of IT for the law firm Mudge, Rose, Guthrie, et al, believes "Information technology is pulling in the client-server direction because the legacy system is becoming integrated with the desktop environment - graphical user interfaces, spreadsheets and e-mail.
Like a conductor coordinating the performance in a 100-piece orchestra, WebSphere Business Integration is able to combine dozens of different process, including the legacy system, to automatically present a unified product.