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Application Modernisation

Our application modernisation service enables organisations to reduce operating costs and increase business agility. We have a strong track record of helping organisations across the UK to consolidate, re-architect and replace critical legacy enterprise applications successfully.

HOW WE CAN HELP YOU WITH APPLICATION MODERNISATION

ON PREMISES

The re-engineering of on-premises systems, enabling them to continue functioning and delivering value.

CLOUD

Application modernisation can help you to achieve new business value from your existing applications by using the latest in innovative cloud technology and features.

HYBRID

Application integration with new cloud layers built in as a hybrid solution offers the same benefits as cloud but leaves the legacy system in place and utilises it for what it is good at. Hybrid solutions potentially maximise value by giving you the best of both worlds – new cloud and existing legacy business systems.

Ballard Chalmers can help you to re-imagine your enterprise applications making them once again fit for purpose.

With enterprise technology being an ever-evolving landscape, it is proven cost-effective to modernise legacy systems to benefit from newer innovations to increase business agility. As important as the modernisation itself, is the team you task with the with responsibility of implementing it.

We understand that cloud is not feasible for every organisation, with IT assets perhaps sitting behind corporate firewalls, or highly regulated and very proprietary. Our strong foundation in on-premises technology means that we can cater for every enterprise need, cloud or otherwise. 

Our experts will help you determine the right path to modernisation and implement the latest in Microsoft enterprise technologies, wherever it resides.

At the outset, we work closely and consultatively with you so that the true business requirements are captured and analysed. Ensuring that business processes are reflected in the software architecture, and designs are streamlined, efficient and flow logically. Being that enterprise applications are highly complex systems, proper design, architecture and user interface are essential to creating business systems that function very well.

We have years of experience in this area, and you can be assured of a safe pair of hands to deliver software that will keep up with your modern organisational needs.

Application Modernization

Optimize and Modernize your Legacy Systems for Modern Business.

Companies across all industries are facing an ever more competitive market. With newer, more modern and often cloud-based products and services regularly dominating the market. Your traditional system, though excellent in its time has now become an outdated legacy application. Patches which worked in the short-term have now created slows and incompatibilities. The functionality of your system is being compromised and you need to do something about it.

As technology advances, consumers and employees alike expect smoother interfacing, better performance, faster transactions and larger data requirements. Simultaneously data and privacy standards have increased. In short, out-of-date legacy systems can risk your spot in the marketplace.

Application Modernization is the strategic step most organizations are moving toward to solve legacy system issues.

All enterprises have different application modernization needs but the outcome will always be a smoother system and better functionality with easier maintenance and scaling.

Advantages of application modernization:

  • Create new features
  • Improve user experience
  • Update the interface design
  • Improve scalability
  • Improve speed
  • Fix existing system bugs and errors
  • Take advantage of Azure cloud hosting
  • Reduce total cost of ownership
  • Bring system security to modern standards
  • Enjoy the most modern platform features

Why Ballard Chalmers

Ballard Chalmers’ Microsoft consultancy specialists will work with you and your team to design, deploy, debug or adopt Microsoft technologies both efficiently and cost-effectively. A vital requirement for minimizing risk in complex initiatives.

HERITAGE

As a company we were established in 2005, though our heritage is much longer. We have over 30 years’ experience of Microsoft enterprise consultancy and know we can give expert recommendations and advice, or help your team through a tough spot.

EXPERTISE

We are not just software developers; we are software engineers. As software engineers we are technical problem solvers – this is what we do. Our consultants work with Microsoft technology on a daily basis and we bring that experience and expertise to you.

MICROSOFT GOLD PARTNERS

Only the top 5% of Microsoft Partners have attained Microsoft competencies and Gold demonstrates best-in-class capability. We have met extensive technology requirements and demonstrated expertise through rigorous exams. Tap into our expertise with consultancy.

MICROSOFT CERTIFIED CONSULTANTS

Each of our Software Consultants are software developers, engineers or architects and certified by Microsoft for their professional skill sets. They bring both fresh eyes and years of experience to your development.

They have a robust project management style, with a traditional, well-structured approach. They maintained clear communication, always setting checkpoints so we knew where we stood on the timeline. We also received budget estimates throughout the process, to ensure we weren’t spending our funds too quickly. 

Founding Partner – Digital Transformation Company

I can’t believe how much we’ve managed to get done over the last couple of years and I just want to say thanks to you for all your work. The performance increases out of the team are pretty astonishing. I’m sure we’ll see similar results with phase 2… which is a very exciting prospect!”

Business Analyst – Energy Services Company

Moving our Global ERP System from an on-premises solution to a cloud hybrid solution presented some technical challenges during design and implementation phases. Ballard Chalmers consultants provided the skills and expertise needed to successfully complete the project. We are extremely happy with the end result and the service provided by Ballard Chalmers.

Head of IT EMEA and Global Networks – Imagination

Ballard Chalmers’ consultancy and Microsoft .NET development expertise has been instrumental in the redevelopment of the Canterbury Student .NET portal.

Information Systems Development Manager – Canterbury Christ Church University

This was our first experience of working with Ballard Chalmers. They did a great job of working to our style of project management (e.g. through issues management) and allowed us to deliver the upgrade and redesign of SharePoint that we wanted, whilst adhering to best practice.

ICT Service Development Manager – CHP

Ballard Chalmers consultancy and development expertise has been key in helping us capitalise on our existing investment in Microsoft SharePoint 2007 and helping us deliver an effective solution to the business. We look forward to working in partnership with them as we continue to enhance and develop our SharePoint system.

CEO – Appleyards

Ballard Chalmers undertook further development to an existing application. They were very quick to understand our requirements, were able to create a complete test environment within azure in record fast time, fully understood the the existing connectivity solution into our back end systems and provided further enhancements and ongoing support.

IT Manager – Jacksons Fencing

The deliverables have helped internal stakeholders use resources more efficiently. Organized and responsive, the team excelled at collaborating with stakeholders. Their transparent communication supported a positive partnership. They were tenacious workers.

Founding Partner – Digital Transformation Company

The improvements to the database structure and database performance have been very good. Before we engaged Ballard Chalmers, the database would crash, especially when searches were done. They made some changes in SQL and to the GUI [graphical user interface] and to how the data is extracted and dealt with. There’s been a significant improvement.

Head of IT – Young Epilepsy

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ABOUT US

Ballard Chalmers is one of the UK’s leading software development companies, specialising in engineering enterprise applications on the Microsoft Platform. We are principally dedicated to custom software development and integration for the Microsoft Cloud, as well as on-premises and hybrid systems. Our expertise is in Microsoft .NET and Azure, SQL Server, BizTalk Server, SharePoint Server and Xamarin.

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