Modernize Your Application with IBM Cloud Private

Nokia - 6000 Connection Drive Irving - View Map Dallas Kubernetes Meetup
Mon, Aug 27, 2018, 6:00 PM (CDT)

About this event

Session Objective: Companies need rapid innovation to rollout new business models, optimize business processes, and respond to new regulations. And business leaders and employees are demanding this agility – everyone wants to be able to connect to their Line of Business (LOB) systems through mobile devices or remotely in a secure and efficient manner, no matter how old or new these systems are.

Enter application modernization.

Application modernization can include the re-platforming, re-hosting, re-coding, re-factoring, re-architecting, re-building, or the replacement and retirement of your legacy systems.

We'll discuss many of the aspects surrounding the topic of applicaiton modernization. In addition to lecture and discussion there will be a hands on lab to demonstrate the some of the topics presented.

Agenda Overview

Presentation and Discussion

In this segment we'll discuss:

•People: Identify the relevant stakeholders of the source and target applications. Identify the right teams to do the job.

•Product: Identify the state the target application needs to be in, making sure there are no functional gaps compared to source application.

•Process: The process to build the target application.








•lab 01 : Review legacy application.

•lab 02 : Re-Host legacy application. Moving the application to the cloud using a docker container.

•lab 03 : Re-Factor legacy applicaiton. Using a microservice enhance the applicaiton to provide new funcitonality.

Speaker: Evan Hamamcy

Evan Hamamcy is a Cloud Architect at IBM, where Evan helps lead the sale and adoption of IBM’s private cloud platform (IBM Cloud Private) including coordinating and training at IBM cloud events.

Evan has worked with large & small telecom and IT companies such as Motorola, Intel, Google and multiple startups, and has earned multiple certifications across different industries. Evan helps large enterprises with their cloud solutions.

Evan is an avid tennis player and boater from Austin, TX. Please email [masked] or go to to contact Evan.


Monday, Aug 27
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (CDT)


6000 Connection Drive Irving