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AppZero Now Available on AWS Test Drive

Application Modernization tool can “up-level” apps onto a newer OS- try it for yourself

AppZero, a fast, flexible way to move enterprise applications to the cloud, has announced that AppZero Cloud Edition is available to try on Amazon Web Services (AWS) free of charge, as an AWS Test Drive.  AppZero's award-winning application migration tool enables users to move server applications onto physical, virtual or cloud servers, simply, fast, and with no code changes -- at the push of a button.

AWS Test Drive provides a private IT sandbox environment containing preconfigured server based solutions. In under an hour, and using a step-by-step lab manual and video, launch, login and learn more about using AppZero to migrate an app onto AWS, in a hands-on lab.

As Windows Server 2003 fast approaches end of support (EOS), the ability to move to a newer version of the operating system (WS2008 R2, WS2012 or WS2012 R2) becomes critical.  AppZero enables customers to modernize and move to the cloud in one step.  A newly published AppZero survey of Fortune 1,000 companies revealed that 75 percent of respondents wish to, or are considering, move to the cloud as part of their EOS remediation efforts.

To try this free demonstration and evaluation environment or for more information, please visit: https://www.appzero.com/aws-testdrive.

Greg O'Connor, AppZero CEO, commented on the AWS Test Drive saying, "AWS Test Drive is a great way to quickly learn the features and workflow of AppZero, greatly simplifying the evaluation process.  There's no better way to learn than trying hands-on, so we look forward to hearing feedback from the many AWS customers who will take advantage of the Test Drive Platform to try AppZero."

AppZero is a fast, flexible way to move server applications to and across the cloud, without code change or lock-in. Encapsulating Windows applications in VM/OS-free packages; AppZero's patented software moves complex server applications with ease.  AppZero allows you to move from an old operating system to a newer one, with the click of a button - modernize and move to the cloud in one step.

For more information, visit www.appzero.com and follow us on twitter @AppZero_Inc.

More Stories By Adine Deford

Adine Deford is the CMO for AppZero – the fastest and most flexible way to move workloads across clouds and datacenter servers, without re-engineering, re-installation, or lock-in. With more than two decades of technology marketing experience, she has a deep understanding of the power of “trigger events” in launching disruptive technologies. She predicts that the end of life for Windows Server 2003 scheduled for July 2015, will be the event that puts application migration, particularly cloud migration on the map. You can follow her on Twitter at @AdineDeford.

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