System Upgrades

Achieve a seamless upgrade for your mission-critical systems with minimal downtime

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In today’s complex and global system operations, a seamless and smooth upgrade that minimizes downtime is essential.

Whether you are planning an application, technology stack, or platform upgrade, Buchanan can help ensure your upgrade is successful, efficient, and optimized for minimal downtime, if any.

Why partner with Buchanan for your system upgrade?


Our techno-functional team is comprised of 250+ engineers, specialists, consultants, managers, and executive leaders that understand key technologies and processes – including software, integrations, and applications – and how they impact your business.

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Our Industry Experience

We have experience supporting a variety of industries in their Oracle journey and understand how to effectively manage complex environments. 

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What Clients Say About Our Database & Application Services

Buchanan provides 24/7 monitoring and management of our lT infrastructure, maintains our service desk, provides break-fix and technical support, and so much more.
Vice President, Service Delivery at Real Estate Company
We use Buchanan as our all-in-one IT partner. They provide our service desk, IT infrastructure monitoring and management, break/fix assistance, and more to keep our organization running smoothly
Executive Vice President/CFO at non-profit organization
They have played an integral role with lT projects including the development of our internal SharePoint site, deployment of our phone system, and providing network infrastructure buildout and implementation for a new office location.
Vice President, Service Delivery at Real Estate Company
Buchanan was able to implement a backup and disaster recovery solution for our organization which has helped safeguard our data and applications.
Executive Vice President/CFO at non-profit organization

The Benefits of Upgrading Existing Business Systems

As organizations grow, their systems and processes need to be updated or replaced to remain relevant in today’s ultra-competitive business landscape. If an organization relies on outdated and ineffective technology, it is only a matter of time before it negatively impacts operations. 

When business systems are kept up to date, organizations can take advantage of a host of benefits, including:

  • Better security
  • Increased efficiency
  • New and improved system features
  • A better user experience
  • Reduced operational costs 
  • Enhanced vendor support 
  • Future-proof your business
Benefits of Upgrading Existing Business Systems
See How Buchanan's Team Has Reduced Ugrade Time by as Much as 85%

From a national office supply chain to a global financial services company, Buchanan has proven success in upgrades, migrations and re-platforming that will minimize risks and keep your systems online.

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Our System Upgrade Offerings

Our expertise with large-scale systems coupled with our holistic methodology will ensure your upgrade project maximizes ROI and leverages all the benefits of the upgrade. 

In addition to managing and executing the upgrade, Buchanan can provide performance and load testing to help you proactively identify and resolve possible issues to ensure a smooth launch.

Here are some of the featured services we have in place today to help you upgrade your on-premises systems or migrate them to the cloud:

  • Testing of the key flows and business processes for the packaged applications such as Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle PeopleSoft, Oracle Siebel, and SAP
  • Database optimization including Oracle and MySQL
  • Web and application server optimization
  • Storage and networking optimization
  • End-to-end application profiling
  • Diagnostics and issue resolution
  • Cloud migration
  • Cloud infrastructure support

Our Phased Approach to System Upgrades

Buchanan’s upgrade process is comprised of the following steps to ensure a successful upgrade from conception to execution and beyond:

  • Phase 1: Review – Our team will thoroughly review your system and its software/hardware constraints
  • Phase 2: Audit – Our team will take a detailed look at the system configuration and installation
  • Phase 3: Backup – Our team will perform a full backup of the existing system
  • Phase 4: Pre-upgrade – Our team will install any required operating system updates and packages
  • Phase 5: Upgrade – Our team will perform the system upgrade
  • Phase 6: Report – Our team will provide a post-upgrade analysis and report our findings
  • Phase 7: Tuning – Our team will configure and tune the upgraded system
  • Phase 8: Support – Our team will provide ongoing support of critical business systems through our managed services 
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Do You Need Help With Your System Upgrade?

Our holistic methodology and unique approach to system upgrades – whether it be software, hardware, applications, or a database – will ensure your upgrade project maximizes ROI and realizes all the benefits of the upgrade. 

Get in touch and let us know how our team can help.


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