Application Outsourcing
Technology|Consulting|Training

CIOs around the world must demonstrate how IT can help their company achieve its business objectives. One common challenge is to make the transition from systems-centric, cost-based IT to capitalize on the advantages of value-based IT.

GOF’ s Application Outsourcing services provide IT solutions that support organizational needs, enabling enterprises to minimize costs, improve proficiency and create a competitive benefit.

Application Modernization:  Businesses seeking to optimize the value of past IT investments, reduce the complexity of their application portfolio and lower costs need look no further than GOF’s Application Modernization solution. GOF uses pioneering methods and technologies to unlock latent value in your company’s IT estate. We work with you to increase the flexibility of individual applications by improving interoperability between legacy systems and incorporating recently-migrated business functionalities and external systems. Combining old and new applications and using pre-packaged and personalized solutions can help you:
a. Increase the business value of past IT investments
b. Lower costs and improve the return on your IT investments
c. Reduce the complexity of your application portfolio
d. Limit adverse environmental impact through migration to          energy-   efficient hardware
e. Mitigate production risk resulting from unsupported systems
f.  Finance a modernization program that is based on savings in sustained pricing and associated with future returns

Application Portfolio Strategy: How much you spend on IT is less important than what you spend it on. Instead of centering on implementation and technology, we help you define your IT goals in business language and align them with the prevailing business model. The most effective way for an IT organization to do this is to understand the business services of the organization. Our service orientation and business service architecture focus helps provides the context and framework for transformative IT and organizational decisions.

Application Management: Application outsourcing can reduce costs and increase the value of your IT investments.  Companies rely on IT not only to reduce costs, but to add value to their business. GOF can help you identify and implement necessary changes to ensure a cost-effective, efficient and innovative IT estate. GOF works closely with you to maintain, adapt and develop your applications in order to minimize cost and maximize quality and flexibility. Applications management enables you to:
a. Gain significant reduction in IT operating expenses
b. Maximize return on investment by improving the performance of your
application portfolio
c. Provide business efficiency and continuity by ensuring system and data
availability, performance, functionality and integrity
d. Flex up or down as your business strategy and needs change
e. Improve user satisfaction

Application Security: GOF’s Application Security solutions provide preemptive protection of mission-critical, high-transaction applications. GOF takes a comprehensive and integrated approach to Application Security that results in compelling cost-avoidance measures and superior information protection while satisfying regulatory compliance needs. Our Application Security service offerings include:

a. Application Security Integration – Our services include source code reviews, application architecture reviews, run-time scanning, ethical hacking, and advanced manual testing as part of Application Security Assessments and secure authentication, identity management, and SOA security services as part of Application Security Integration.