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English definition of “cutover”


noun [C]     /ˈkʌtˌəʊvər/
IT a change from old computer systems , equipment , etc. to new ones : The cutover left users with no interruption in services during the transition .
a change from one part of a business plan to the next one: The company has been growing again thanks to a cutover of all production to its trademark green longneck bottles .
(Definition of cutover noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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