A large logistics firm in the United States has teamed up with Modern Systems to engage in an initial assessment of their legacy environment consisting primarily of COBOL, IMS, and DB2. A Mainframe Assessment includes full definition of the goals and areas of concentration prior to data collection. Modern Systems will use our DB-Shuttle® automation technology to perform a very detailed, targeted assessment of the entire mainframe environment. This assessment will provide the ability to fully define a modernization project plan including assignments, responsibilities, timeframes, and costs.Read more
Situations such as the introduction of latency through data access are universal, they come with the territory, and without the experience and expertise of a professional modernization team, remediation can be incredibly difficult. Here at Modern Systems, we have run into and resolved varieties of this issue a number of times, most recently with a large American media company.Read more
Whether migrating management support systems, operations infrastructure or reporting applications, the CA Gen to C# modernization process can be highly complex, risky, expensive and time consuming. Below, we’ll outline three essential techniques you can employ to reduce the risk and complexity around a modernization effort.Read more
As the face of technology continues to transform, services such as Docker will continue to drive the cost and complexity of modern computing environments down. In contrast, the cost and complexity of legacy computing environments is steadily on the rise. The diminishing pool of developers capable of maintaining it and the continued challenges with integrating it with the rest of the business will only act to steepen this rising cost trend.Read more
As many a Gartner analyst will attest, COBOL modernization is becoming a high priority for the US government. The ability to reduce costs while enabling data and business process integration is necessary for modernization of the country’s IT infrastructure and for the nation’s security.
Modern Systems has completed the first stage of our Automated Conversion process, the Legacy Assessment, for a large US government entity.Read more