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ChangeBASE

The fastest and easiest way to ensure application readiness

Avoiding user disruption during application upgrades is essential. Application compatibility failures are time-consuming, expensive, and complex. Whether you’re migrating to Windows 7, applying monthly Microsoft Patch Tuesday updates, or adopting new application virtualization technologies like App-V, ThinApp, XenApp or SWV, ensuring application compatibility is the biggest hurdle to success.

ChangeBASE reduces application migration risk and ensures application readiness. You can automate application compatibility testing, application remediation, application packaging, and application virtualization to accelerate patch updates or deployments to new platforms.

ChangeBASE provides a wide range of reports that make it easy to find and fix compatibility issues in minutes, package them up, and get your applications up and running quickly with minimal manual effort. This way you can reduce the time and risk of ongoing system management.

Features

  • Application discovery and rationalization – Quickly identify, manage, and track software assets for a complete application inventory Learn More »
  • Automated bulk importing – Import applications directly from Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
  • Application compatibility testing – Identify compatibility issues before deploying an application to the target environment. Learn More »
  • Application readiness dashboards – Gain insight into application compatibility projects with online dashboards and reports.
  • Bulk auto-fix compatibility issues – Automate remediation of application compatibility issues across desktop, server, virtual, and web applications.Learn More »
  • Windows OS patch impact assessment – Reduce security risks and speed deployment times by completing patch impact assessments within minutes. Learn More »
  • Customized packaging checks – Test and automatically apply fixes to ensure compliance with in-house and packaging (MSI) standards. Learn More »
  • Application packaging – Automate conversion of any application format to standardized Windows Installer (MSI) packages. Learn More »
  • Automated application virtualization conversion – Automate conversion of packages to App-V, ThinApp, XenApp, and SWV virtualized formats.Learn More »
  • MSI editing – Reduce the need for expensive third-party application packaging tools with built-in MSI editing capabilities.Learn More »
  • Microsoft Office dependency testing – Identify and highlight potential issues with applications integrated with Microsoft Office 2007-2010.Learn More »
  • Browser compatibility – Identify web site and web application compatibility issues with Internet Explorer 8/9/10 and Firefox.Learn More »

Sys Reqs

Supported Compatibility Checks

OS Compatibility

  • Windows XP SP2 or later
  • Windows Vista SP2
  • Windows 7 32- and 64- bit
  • Windows 8
  • Windows Server 2003, 2008 R2, 2012

Microsoft Office

  • Microsoft Office 2007-2010

Application Virtualization Compatibility

  • Microsoft App-V
  • VMware ThinApp
  • Citrix XenDesktop
  • Symantec SWV

Virtual Desktop Compatibility

  • Citrix XenApp
  • Microsoft RDS

Virtual Desktop Hosting

  • VMWare Workstation
  • VMWare Server
  • Microsoft Hyper-V

Browser Compatibility

  • Firefox
  • Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10

Recommended Minimum Server

Hardware / Software Requirements

  • Windows Vista SP2
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 2003 Server (including R2)
  • Windows 2008 Server (including R2)
  • Windows 2012 Server
  • 4 gigabyte (GB) RAM
  • 2.5 GHz dual core Processor
  • 32- or 64- bit server
  • 50 GB Hard disk space - 1024x768 display
  • 8GB Memory

Prerequisites

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 or later
  • Microsoft Log Parser 2.2
  • VMware Workstation 7.1.x or VMware Server 2.x
  • Internet connectivity is highly recommended

Client/Server Installation

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 (including R2), Express, Standard or Enterprise

Screenshots

Screenshot Tour

Take a tour of ChangeBASE

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Customizable dashboard reporting

The new role-centric ChangeBASE dashboard is designed to be customizable, enabling you to drag and drop "widgets" on the dashboard to show the most relevant view of application information.

Expanded widget dashboard view

User-defined widgets can also be created to tailor the dashboard to each organization.

Comprehensive range of application compatibility tests

Application Readiness Analysis

ChangeBASE runs more than 250,000 tests on your applications. Many of these have automated fixes available. All checks will be run against user-defined target platforms when needed.

Automated compatibility issue fixes

Automated Fixing of Compatibility Issues

Once you've found your application compatibility issues, ChangeBASE can automatically resolve the vast majority of these issues. This substantially accelerates application delivery.

Report Designer

On-going Management

We’ve expanded the reporting capability to allow complete customization via the new ChangeBASE Report Designer.

Report view

Easy to Use Visual Reports

Reports detail the compatibility of a group of applications with your selected target platforms. These reports can be used either before fixes are applied to build a business case, or after issues have been fixed to document and communicate the results of the project.

Easy-to-use visual reports

Application Virtualization

Reports can be viewed via the Web and exported into all major file types. The reports can also show high-level information using charts.