Legacy applications causing the IT industry headaches

Legacy applications causing the IT industry headaches

As the number of legacy applications continues to grow, the associated technical migraines are gaining in strength. Ryan Mangan, FBCS CITP, cloud and end-user computing technologist, and CTO at appCURE assesses organisations’ pain-killer options.

Have a read of the article on BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT on “Legacy applications causing the IT industry headaches”, which calls out the app challenges the industry faces and some of the options available to organisations to address the issues a organisation may face.

See the following link: Legacy applications causing the it industry headaches | BCS

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Intune Package Modernisation with appCURE

Intune Package Modernisation with appCURE

Over the last 10 years the Industry has seen some significant changes in technology. One of these changes is the ability to control devices using Cloud based services enabling configuration, policy and application management.

introduced in September 2022 appCURE released version 3.1 of appCURE studio including the ability to quickly upload both MSIX packages and Intunewin files.

This Intune upload feature enables the rapid upload of applications packaged with appCURE to be delivered directly into your Intune tenant ready for assignment to users/groups.

The following screenshot shows a simple application uploaded into Microsoft Intune ready to be assigned:

The following diagram provides a simple logical illustration of how this feature works:

 

This is a great feature for those who are delivering apps to Azure Virtual Desktop, Windows 365 aka (Cloud PC) and Physical devices.

appCURE’s key focus is to help customers get to production quicker and we continue to keep adding value in spaces where customers can save time and reduce costs.

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Packaging MSIX with VMware App Volumes

Packaging MSIX with VMware App Volumes

Did you know that you can deliver your MSIX packages to the workspace using VMware App Volumes?

Here is the good news! appCURE helps simplify and speed up the whole process. appCURE introduced to the product portfolio “appCURE VolMGR” for use with packaging VMware App Volumes.

appCURE has worked closely with the VMware App Volumes team to produce a very simple solution that enables packaging on/offline using a very simple client UI.

appCURE adds significant value with five different Installation media capture/collection techniques, including the proprietary running capture technology enabling appCURE to capture applications off older operating systems whist running.

The logical diagram below depicts how the appCURE VMware App Volumes MSIX packaging process works…

for more information on appCURE’s VolMgr product, check out the appCURE VolMgr product page here.

appCURE’s key focus is to help customers get to production quicker and we continue to keep adding value in spaces where customers can save time and reduce costs.

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Extracting SCCM Installation Media and Modernising at speed

Extracting SCCM Installation Media and Modernising at speed

Over the last 6 months, appCURE has been working hard to bring to the market some big updates to the appCURE product portfolio. One of our latest innovations is the newly added capability to extract all Installation media from SCCM ready to be processed and repackages with appCURE. This ground-breaking feature enables customers to quickly extract all the SCCM Installation media without impacting existing production systems and then process/repackage ready for ingestion to a new modern workspace like Microsoft Intune, and VMware WorkspaceOne / VMware App Volumes.

introduced in September 2022 appCURE released version 3.1 of appCURE studio including the new SCCM extraction feature.

 This feature also includes bandwidth throttling to prevent bandwidth saturation and noisy neighbour issues from occurring.

The following diagram depicts the solution in logical form: 

appCURE’s key focus is to help customers get to production quicker and we continue to keep adding value in spaces where customers can save time and reduce costs. 

 

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Announcing appCURE Studio v3

Announcing appCURE Studio v3

appCURE is pleased to announce appCURE Studio v3. 

 The latest version boasts a new product graphical user interface, improved core capabilities, and unique features that further support customers and partners. appCURE continues to focus on improving application migration, MSIX enablement, modernisation, and management capabilities, enabling customers to get to production faster.

This release brings the following feature announcements:

  • Intune Support for MSI and MSIX
  • Heterogeneity application reporting
  • Access to 4000+ applications for repackaging
  • Packaging optimisations
  • MSIX inspection and MSIX App Attach “Good candidacy Check”
  • Leading MSIX app attach tooling offering unmatched packaging capabilities and smoke testing
  • Advanced MSIX Certificate Management and handling
  • Multiple vendor Integrations
  • MSIX shared Package Container support

Read the full Change log here: 

Release appCURE Studio V3 · ssh2appslimited/appCURE_Studiov3_public

See the following press release for more information on this announcement:

appCURE (SSH2apps ltd) announces appCURE STUDIO V3 – IssueWire

Stay tuned for our next series of announcements on automation and partner integration.

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appCURE Announces Volume Manager

appCURE Announces Volume Manager

appCURE announce Volume manager for VMware App Volumes. With help from VMware, appCURE has developed the capability and flexibility to enable customers to migrate their applications to App Volumes, convert existing installers from SCCM to App Volumes and also convert MSIX & app attach images to the App Volumes format.

This release brings the following feature announcements:

• SCCM to App Volumes
• Running capture to App Volumes
• 4000+ applications directly package into App Volumes.
• Off network VMware App Volumes capturing
• App Volumes packaging and optimisations
• App Volumes smoke testing

See the following press release for more information on this announcement: 

appCURE (SSH2apps ltd) announces appCURE volMGR – IssueWire

Stay tuned for our next series of announcements on appCURE Studio v3 .

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