Power Utility Company Plans for Conversion of Adabas/Natural with Assessment

A power and utility company needed to plan for the conversion of their Adabas/Natural environment to more modern technologies. Modern Systems collected all of their mainframe source code and performed an automated assessment of their legacy systems to define the scope and roadmap for the conversion process. Modern Systems analyzed over 29,000 components with 5 million lines of code. The result was a comprehensive plan for conversion of their Adabas natural applications to C# SQL Server and an option for Natural replatforming.

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Savannah River Site Selects ATP to Rehost/Replatform Adabas/Natural Application

The Savannah River Site (SRO) of the US Department of Energy was using an ADABAS database and Natural applications in a mainframe environment that was due to be shut down in December 2011. SRO needed a fast, cost-effective solution. Modern Systems converted the ADABAS database to SQL Server and replatformed the Natural workload to the economical ATP on Windows. By keeping Natural syntax with ATP, SRO was able to turn off their mainframe and remove their SAG licenses within 5 months of the project start.

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US State Agency Reduces Scope of Conversion Project from Natural to C# After Assessment Results

A US State agency wanted to know what options they had to move from their legacy Adabas/Natural platform. Modern Systems performed a completely automated assessment of their existing application and discovered only 2,300 of the 3,900 components were being used. This reduced the scope of the task significantly and Modern Systems was able to provide cost and time frame estimates for both a conversion to C# on a variety of databases or a modernization effort to C# or Java. The State agency now has the information they need to determine their future direction.

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UCSB Converts to C# .NET with SQL Server from Adabas/Natural

The University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), had been using ADABAS and Natural for all of its student and administrative functions for many years. UCSB wanted a more agile and less expensive solution which would take full advantage of the web and preserve their business rules. Modern Systems completed the assessment process, reducing the scope of the project from 11,000 source code components to 7,000, and is nearing completion on the conversion. The new applications are C# .NET and use Microsoft SQL Server.

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