Legacy System Modernization: Shift To Agile And Flexible IT Environment

Modernizing your legacy application isn’t just moving your system to the new IT environment. Legacy system modernization is a continuous process that enables organizations to become more agile, efficient, resilient, and future-ready. To stay competitive, legacy modernization is a crucial and inevitable process that involves migration to modern platforms, infrastructure, architecture, and technologies.

Dynamic business models, changing customer preferences, and hyper-connectivity demand software that must be able to meet these criteria. SPEC INDIA’s application modernization services help you achieve agility, reduce unnecessary operational costs, scale effortlessly, and deliver an exceptional user experience. Our end-to-end modernization capabilities and use of the right legacy modernization approach ensure improvements in security, scalability, reliability, agility, and efficiency. Our tailored policies and use of best practices not only provide quality outcomes but help enterprises become digital-ready to face challenges of new IT.

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    Legacy Modernization Approach: How To Modernize Your Legacy Applications

    SPEC INDIA transforms your legacy applications to a modern environment using advanced tools, proven methodologies, customized strategy, and concepts like DevOps, Microservices, encapsulation through APIs, and experience with the agile model. The best approach to modernization depends on the requirement and on the problem you are trying to address. Our legacy modernization services help you migrate effectively and with minimum disruption that further enables organizations to focus on opportunities for business growth.

    The key phases of our re-engineering process include evaluation of the existing system, identify the problem, assess risks and impact it will have on business, and selecting of right modernization option that delivers the highest value and impact.

    7 Approaches To Legacy Application Modernization:

    • Rehost
    • Rebuild
    • Rearchitect
    • Replace
    • Replatform
    • Refactor
    • Encapsulate

    Change your deployment option and redeploy your applications to a cloud-based environment without changing code, functions, or features.


    Rewrite the entire application from scratch using new languages and modern tech stacks without having a significant impact on scope, ideas, and specifications.


    Use an existing system to the optimum with little or no modification and integrate new features as per the requirement.


    Consider new requirements and build a completely new system, replacing the existing system and its components altogether.


    Move your code to a new platform with minimal changes in the code but not altering structures, features, and components.


    Revitalizes your applications and optimize existing systems to the fullest and build a modern platform for future versions at the same time.

    Encapsulation: Introduce application features through APIs and reuse your application code with easy maintenance, scalability, and readability through encapsulation.

    Before you start your migration journey, our team helps choose an approach that will have the best impact by mapping all options in terms of cost, risk, impact, and architecture.

    SPEC INDIA’s Application Modernization Services: Key Capabilities

    • Legacy Application redesigning/rearchitecting / reengineering
    • Introduce new software delivery models (SaaS, PaaS, Delivery over Cloud)
    • Enterprise Application Integration
    • GUI, Porting and Data Migration
    • Technology and UI Upgrade
    • Code Re-structuring
    • Platform Transitions
    • Language Conversion

    Technology Expertise

    Legacy System Modernization: Achieve Agility, Performance, Cost-Effectiveness, Flexibility

    Integrate your existing applications with modern technologies like cloud, analytics, and mobility to meet your current and future business requirements with a low-risk, gradual modernization approach.



    • Brainstrorm your idea
    • Feasibility Study
    • Gap Analysis
    • SRS documentation
    • Technology Stack
    • Project Planning


    • Wireframe
    • UI / UX Consulting
    • Product Design
    • Web & App Design
    • Logo Design
    • HTML Prototype


    • Defined Coding Standards
    • POC Development
    • CI/CD & TDD
    • DevOps & Cloud
    • 3rd Party Integration
    QA & Support

    QA & Support

    • Define Test Strategy
    • Manual Testing
    • Automated Testing
    • Performance Testing
    • Usability Testing
    • 24X7 SLA Support

    Key Factors To Consider for Legacy System Modernization

    • Business problems with the legacy applications
    • Characteristics of applications
    • The geographical diversity of users
    • Existing infrastructure
    • Time to market and cost
    • Risk analysis and time constraints
    • Implementation & maintenance issues
    • Smooth transition/rollover
    • Alignment with overall strategic plans
    • Adherence to compliance and strategy

    Why SPEC INDIA For Application Modernization?

    Technical Expertise

    Our years of experience with diverse technologies and domains help us tackle modernization initiatives with lower risks and minimal disruptions to the operations.

    Latest Tools And Technologies

    With the right tool, approach, and skillset, our experienced professionals are best at migrating your legacy code and data to modern platforms.

    Cost-Effective Processes

    We ensure a cost-effective and low-risk path toward modernization, enabling organizations to overcome barriers and meet evolving business needs.

    Result-Oriented Approaches

    We take care of your business priorities, ensuring a quality and secure modernization process with the right approach that meets future objectives.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Modernizing legacy systems isn’t only about upgrading the system. It is an incremental process that enables organizations to meet evolving business needs through transforming to the modern, agile, secure, and flexible IT environment.

    There are seven approaches to modernize legacy applications. After evaluating the current system, the organization can choose an approach that is suitable to their needs and objectives. These 7 approaches are – Encapsulate, Rehost, Replatform, Rearchitect, Rebuild, Replace, and Refactor.

    It is an iterative process that enables organizations to transform current applications into a modern IT environment and build a future foundation that promotes agility, flexibility, and mobility.

    You can integrate your legacy systems with newer third-party systems, SaaS-based applications, and APIs as per your business requirements. Legacy system integration is the process of leveraging new systems and new technologies integrated with existing systems in order to drive business growth.

    A legacy system is an outdated system/application that is still in use. It still fulfills the requirements it was designed for. Legacy systems restrict business growth and they are prone to vulnerabilities, difficult to maintain, and not cost-effective to manage.

    Hire Legacy Application Modernization Experts From SPEC INDIA

    SPEC INDIA’s experienced professionals are well versed with the modern approaches and technologies to help you extend the capabilities of the current system using collaborative, customized, and result-driven modernization approaches.