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COGNIZANT in Application Modernization Services

  • New Jersey, USA
  • 1994
  • $10BN to $50BN
BFSI, Manufacturing, Retail, Healthcare and Life Sciences, IT and Telecom, Government and Public Sector, Other Industry Verticals
Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, North America
Company Overview

Cognizant application modernization services helps modernize the IT environment. : 
• Simplifying IT: IT assets needs to be consolidated, processes needs to be streamlined by virtualization and automation, and align IT to challenging business objectives.
• Modernizing IT: Point-to-point interfaces needs to be replaced between siloed systems to achieve agility and speed through upgraded infrastructure and transformed processes.

  • Securing IT: Effective management of risks and addressing vulnerabilities of legacy systems by enhancing security framework.

Cognizant upgrades its IT infrastructure and applications to meet the increasing demand and ensuring security. The company uses modern technologies, to mitigate risks related to transformation. Additionally, the company deploys simple solutions to transform and streamline applications and infrastructure at speed and scale.

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  • Application Integration
  • Application Migration
  • Application Portfolio Assessment
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  • Application re-write
  • Scalablity
  • Non-invasive Integration
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“Covers End-to-end Service Requirements in Legacy Application Modernization"

In the application modernization services space, Cognizant has a wide array of service offerings such as application portfolio assessment, application re-hosting, application re-platforming, application integration, application migration, and post-modernization services. These services cover the end-to-end service requirements in legacy application modernization.
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“AM Made Easy"

Cognizant offers Cloud Migration and Management Services that enable application migration to the cloud. Enterprises can re-host applications to the cloud, re-engineer applications for the cloud, or replace them with COTS cloud. Cognizant offers Portfolio Analysis and Rationalization services that help organizations in quickly identifying all systems suited to offshore outsourcing.
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“Path to legacy modernization"

No matter where an organization is on the path to legacy modernization, Cognizant can help companies chart a roadmap based on their priorities and business objectives.
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COGNIZANT Presence in Application Modernization Services
The company has aligned its growth strategies around the digital cloud, artificial intelligence, robotics analytics, and big data technologies. To expand its presence in new geographies, it has been opening new delivery centers. For instance, in May 2017, Cognizant opened a new delivery center in Sao Paulo, Brazil. This delivery center aimed to target the lucrative market of Latin America and enhance its operation in this region. Furthermore, the company opened new delivery centers in Malaysia and UAE as well. This expansion strategy would help the company tap new potential opportunities in the developing regions of the world. It has also opted for the acquisition strategy. This helps the company deepen its domain and consulting expertise, thereby expanding its global footprints and enhancing its solutions and services spectrum. For instance, Cognizant acquired Odecee, a leading provider of digital solutions for enterprises in Australia and New Zealand, to tap these local market and strengthen its digital service portfolio.
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#3 Service Offerings / Application Migration
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COGNIZANT has chosen it’s strengths in these 3 territories
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    All-Middle East and Africa

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