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Hardly legacy?

But Fuller’s brewery Infor system is hardly a legacy application.

For Asahi, it is absolutely a legacy system. It is not a core part of their systems, it is a system brought on board as part of the legacy of Fuller's operations, therefore it totally fulfils the definition of a legacy system.

In general, IT, terms, it might not be an ancient, legacy system , but in the Asahi corporate world, it is definitely classed as a legacy system.

legacy, noun

leg·​a·​cy | \ ˈle-gə-sē How to pronounce legacy (audio) \

plural legacies

Definition of legacy

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a gift by will especially of money or other personal property : bequest She left us a legacy of a million dollars.

2 : something transmitted by or received from an ancestor or predecessor or from the past the legacy of the ancient philosophers The war left a legacy of pain and suffering.

3 : a candidate for membership in an organization (such as a school or fraternal order) who is given special status because of a familial relationship to a member .

The second definition is pertinent to the Asahi case, this is something handed down from the predecessor (previous owners, Fuller) to Asahi as part of their takeover.

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