Incompatible: When New Applications Can’t Handle Old Data

Modern Systems has been working with the UK Government and their partners to move some highly critical and sensitive security data away from IDMS databases to modern platforms such as SQL Server on Azure. In addition to transforming and archiving the data, Modern Systems provided views to allow the data to be queried and utilized going forward. Transforming the data from IDMS to Relational has allowed the mainframe it was residing on to be retired, saving a large sum of money.

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VSAM to Oracle, VSAM to DB2, VSAM to SQL Server

Modernizing Data from VSAM to Oracle

VSAM can be found on almost every mainframe. In some cases it is hardly used and in other cases there are full featured mission-critical applications based on VSAM. A number of factors are driving enterprises worldwide to modernize from VSAM to Oracle.

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Modern Systems Announces Technology Partnership with Red Hat

Modern Systems, the leader in helping enterprise organizations modernize their existing application environment in alignment with business strategy, today announced its successful partnership with open systems solutions provider Red Hat.

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ADS/Online automated conversion cobol java

Modern Systems & Global QA Partner Bring Welcome Change to Insurance Firm

Modern Systems partnered with a large quality assurance testing company to modernize part of a massive system for a North American insurance company. Modern Systems converted the existing COBOL code to Java as part of a larger modernization project, then turned it over to our partner for testing and implementation within the context of the larger system. The insurer will continue to make changes to the Java and re-engineer the code as they see fit as time goes on. They chose Modern Systems for the legacy modernization work because of the maintainability of our automated conversion solution’s output. The end goal was to reduce dependency on COBOL knowledge, allow for reduced cost of change, and provide better scalability, portability, and flexibility. Modern Systems successfully moved the insurer from the mainframe COBOL-based platform to a mid-range Java-based platform.

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Natural to Java, Natural to C#

Best Practices for Modernizing Natural to C#

Spend a few minutes browsing automated conversion solutions online and you’ll quickly realize that not all are created equal. The success of any Natural to C# […]

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legacy modernization IT modernization summit fedscoop

A Great Week At FedScoop’s IT Modernization Summit

Modern Systems, federal officials, and other IT experts came together at FedScoop’s IT Modernization Summit this week as they discussed the business case for modernizing agency systems, the ongoing policy discussions around adopting emerging technologies, and how replacing legacy systems with new ones can help prevent major security breaches.

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automated conversion cobol conversion

Modern Systems Automated Conversion Shines On The Proving Grounds

Modern Systems recently demonstrated the successful, maintainable, and scalable conversion of ADS/Online and COBOL code to C# paired with SQL Server for a US Government entity. This proof of concept spanned multiple systems and acts as a catalyst for establishing strategy for a broader business unit initiative for legacy systems modernization.

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Are Core Application Modernization Initiatives
Delivering for Banks and Insurance?

Three best-practices that can reverse the data dilemma and help realize the full potential of modernization projects in banking.

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