Patent Number: 7,765,254

Title: Integration of legacy applications

Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed for integrating an legacy application hosted on an application server onto a network, such as the Internet. This allows one or more remote computers to access the legacy application over the network. The disclosed method and apparatus do not require changes to be made to the legacy application, due to the fact that the legacy application is accessed using messages in the form produced by the native operating system.

Inventors: Hariharan; Rajaraman (Chennai, IN), Kannan; Ramakrishnan (Trichirappalli, IN), Sampath; Priyadarshini (Bangalore, IN)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 15/16 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 7/27/12018