Herzlia, Israel February 7, 2013- Modern Systems (NASDAQ: MDSY), the global leader in legacy language and database transformation, announced enhancements to its existing services and acknowledged development efforts for a new platform designed to change the way legacy modernization services are delivered.The company has been refining its C# translation services since 2007, but made significant changes to the technology’s latest release. “SQL Server and C# are high-growth target solutions for customers moving away from legacy environments”, says Matt Bell, Modern Systems’ CEO. “The new release focuses on driving business value for customer during the translation process, as well as after the transition is complete.” The new release generates maintainable code designed to make the target environment easier to use and more productive. “Separation of the business logic, data access, and presentation layers results in maintainable code”, explains Florin Sunel, Vice President of Engineering. “This is different than a replatforming solution. Our approach fortifies the architecture of the target deployment and solves the business problem of code maintenance and performance.”
“We are seeing an increasing demand from organizations to move away from Mainframes, including COBOL and Natural applications, as skilled resources retire”, says Bob Ellsworth, Worldwide Director of Platform Modernization, Microsoft Corp. “By translating to maintainable C# code and utilizing SQL Server and Windows Server, businesses can address the skills shortage and more importantly enable the deployment of mobile, social and always connected experiences their customers demand.”
The enhancements also address customer cost savings. “By using primitive data types, we’ve created a better way to preserve legacy data structures while enabling them for modern use”, says Sunel. “There’s more efficient use of target environment resources immediately and also as they scale, adding savings over time.”
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Modern Systems (NASDAQ: MDSY) is the leading provider of legacy language and database translation. The Modern Systems portfolio includes a comprehensive suite of tools and services for automated database and application migration. Leveraging over 20 years of best-practice domain expertise, Modern Systems works closely with its customers to minimize risk and provide a clear path from legacy platforms like COBOL, Natural/Adabas, and others to modern solutions like SQL, DB2, Java, and more. Modern Systems customers come from diverse industries and vertical markets such as automotive, banking and financial services, insurance, manufacturing, and retail. Modern Systems has offices in the USA, UK, Italy, Romania, and Israel.
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