The Real cost of your legacy system

I recently met a prospect who asked me to help with a problem she was having with her email platform. She had commissioned a purpose built platform nearly ten years ago, the company that built it were taken over in 2008 and the new company stopped supporting and updating it in 2010. As she saw it, the system was still fit for purpose, i.e it was still capable of managing data, sending out email and it cost very little – just the monthly price of an SMTP server and a web server for image hosting. The perceived problem was that the creative needed to be fixed because she was experiencing some delivery issues. Before I met with her I registered on…