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Much as tech vendors would like us to be purchasing all new tools right now, most networks have some older hardware and software solutions that are still in place.
We wouldn't keep these older tool around if they weren't doing the job, but sometimes concessions have to be made if the product is no longer supported by its developer or manufacturer. For instance, virtualization offers a great opportunity to let techs run older applications in a more secure fashion.
What are some of the older tech tools that you still find perfectly serviceable? What have you done to make sure those solutions work with newer systems?
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