There is always risk and cost associated with any application migration more so if you lack the expertise in the underlying supporting technologies. Leveraging PHP experts to execute on your PHP 4 to PHP 5 migration plan can reduce your overall migration cost and risk.
Benefits of Transition to PHP 5Transitioning your PHP 4 application to PHP 5 has many benefits. Specifically, PHP 5 offers a wealth of new features that will extend your application’s capability, streamline your development, improve your user experience, and save you money. Since the PHP community announced it will only support PHP 4 until August, 2008 it is important to create your transition plan now, on your own terms.
Improved PerformancePHP 5 is faster than PHP 4. The performance increase depends on a several factors but in most cases, you will notice significant improvement in your application’s performance by a factor of 2-3 by just ensuring your application is PHP 5 compliant.
Simplified Application MaintenanceThe new object model and its supporting features, simplify Web application maintenance by making it easier to apply software architecture allowing you to read and write higher quality code.
Web 2.0 Integration CapabilitiesApplications are no longer stand-alone, both inside and outside the enterprise. It is increasingly important for applications to interoperate, share data, integrate, and combine into ‘mash-ups’ to provide users with a richer experience. PHP 5 provides the capabilities that will allow you take advantage of the latest integration options.
Leverage PHP experts to help with your transition
Zend Migration Services can help you get started on a transition weather you need PHP experts to analyze your application for incompatibilities with PHP5 or migrate your application all together, Zend Migration Services can help you make a smooth transition to PHP5.
Less Risk, Less CostThere is always risk and cost associated with any application migration, more so if your core competence isn’t in the technologies that support that application. Leveraging Zend Migration Services to help you identify, plan and implement an effective migration of your PHP 4 applications to PHP 5, can reduce your overall migration cost and risk. Leveraging Zend’s PHP expertise will allow your resources to remain focused on delivering business value to your customers and ensures that your migration is done correctly the first time.
• Plan a transition to meet your business needs
• Keep your resources focused on day to day
• Ensure migration is done effectively the first time
The Zend Migration Services are a series of separate services designed to help you identify, plan and implement an effective migration of your PHP 4 applications to PHP 5. Learn more..
Zend Application Assessment
Zend Migration Implementation