While ships and soldiers are often decommissioned after serving their countries, the same can be said for outdated IT and software applications. As innovations in the technological world occur on the daily, programmes often need to be enhanced and replaced on the regular. As a consequence of this, most businesses are storing a great deal of redundant software, often unbeknown to them. While legacy data is often needed for regulation and audits, it can and should be accessed by alternative and more straightforward means.
An IT decommission service can ultimately enhance security, so that old data does not get into the wrong hands, and as an added bonus, can reduce running and service costs and save you a great deal of money in the long run. An IT decommission, when conducted by professionals, ensures the safety of your data and aims to rid servers of unnecessary or redundant software, without deleting it altogether.
When it comes to an IT decommission, you want to ensure that you are choosing a reliable and knowledgeable technician who will not mistakenly delete important data or documents or allow it to be accessed by third parties. This is why you should choose the experts at Fourier IT. When it comes to decommissioning service and the safe and effective execution thereof, there are a few things any trained service provider will do. A secure and reliable decommissioning service will, therefore:
- Comprehensively review any data that is accessed and stored in legacy applications
- Relocate said data to a safe and secure data archive, which can be independently and securely accessed with ease
- Ensure that all applications are accessed with security in mind to avoid any security breaches
- Erase software from devices and systems so that confidential information does not
We offer clients a seamless and strategic approach, so that they can get the best out of their systems. Legacy applications, apart from being outdated, can become a costly hassle. However, their deletion can compromise the running of your business when not conducted effectively. Thus, a decommissioning service should be done by the experts to ensure minimal disruption to business and the daily routine. Our decommission service is a process and consists of the following elements:
- The initiation phase
- Comprehensive analysis of systems
- Clear and concise individual planning
- Communication support and planning
- Decommissioning plan
- Post-implementation support
If you want to rid your system of outdated data and ensure its effective running, then chat with us today. As a proudly South African organisation, we have serviced mining, engineering, and financial institutions across the country and pride ourselves on professionalism, integrity, and service excellence. No job is too big or small for us here at Fourier IT, and we continuously keep our finger on the pulse when it comes to advancements in technology to ensure that our clients get the absolute best in the business. We look forward to hearing from you and being a part of your solution.