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AppZero Signs Channel Partner Agreement with Dot Net Solutions

Continues Rapid Expansion of Windows Server 2003 Remediation and Windows Azure On-boarding

AppZero, the fastest, most flexible way to move server applications, announced today it has signed a channel partnership agreement with Dot Net Solutions, one of the UK's top Microsoft Cloud partners. The agreement is part of a worldwide channel strategy implemented by AppZero to ensure comprehensive global coverage of its award-winning application migration software in the run-up to Windows Server 2003 (WS2003) end of support. Microsoft recommends AppZero Enterprise for application migration for various applications from Windows Server 2003 to either Windows Server 2012 or Windows Azure.

"The challenge in choosing the right partner is finding one with the knowledge and industry expertise to migrate applications with as little disruption to the business as possible-Dot Net met that criterion and more," said AppZero CEO, Greg O'Connor. "Their industry expertise, combined with their consulting services makes Dot Net a highly valued member of the AppZero team."

Also joining the AppZero Partner Program are:

  • Infront Consulting, a global IT consulting firm with offices in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Belgium, and Singapore;
  • KMD, one of Denmark's leading IT and software companies; and
  • Blue Turtle, a leading South African enterprise technology management company.

The partnership with Dot Net will continue to increase AppZero's global presence, as the July 14, 2015 deadline for the end of support for WS2003 approaches.  Enterprises around the world are gearing up to move their Windows production applications onto newer operating systems and/or to the Cloud in order to remain compliant and ensure they are running their applications on a supported platform.  AppZero is the only product on the market that can "up-level" Windows server applications onto newer operating systems.

"Dot Net's partnership with AppZero delivers a vital component to the mix - the ability to migrate legacy applications on older operating systems, to modern alternatives which can run in the Public Cloud. It forms an integral part of our Cloud Managed Platform and we are delighted to announce the partnership between the businesses today," said Dan Scarfe, Founder of Dot Net.

About AppZero
AppZero is the fastest and most flexible way to migrate server applications to and across any cloud or datacenter, without re-engineering, re-installation or lock-in.  Encapsulating Windows applications in VM/OS-free packages, AppZero's patented software makes complex server applications moveable with ease.  For more information, visit www.AppZero.com and follow us on twitter @AppZero_Inc.

About Dot Net SolutionsFor the past five years, Dot Net has focused purely on Cloud; offering Infrastructure and Application Development solutions.  They have created a complete solution to help organizations embrace public and private Cloud. Dot Net's Cloud Managed Platform is a collection of tooling and processes that facilitate organizations adoption and migration to System Center, Windows Azure and Office 365. Their managed services platform then delivers management and support on top of this to produce a complete end-to-end solution. For more information, visit www.dotnetsolutions.co.uk.

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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