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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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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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UK Government Agency Wraps Up a String of Legacy Modernization Projects

Great news from the UK! Modern Systems recently wrapped up a large set of legacy modernization projects with a UK government agency that went live in January.

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State Government Agency Takes the Plunge with Mainframe Assessment

A US state government agency is currently operating a Natural/ADABAS and COBOL/CICS shop and wants to begin the process of moving to a modern C# and SQL Server environment.

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Moving to Microsoft: Mainframe Assessment Kicks Off Modernization Journey

A nation-wide automotive repair company has selected Modern Systems to begin their journey from a legacy mainframe environment running COBOL, CICS, and VSAM to a modern environment harnessing the power of C# and SQL Server.

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Large Canadian Telco Teams Up With Modern Systems For Mainframe Assessment

A large Canadian telecommunications carrier has teamed up with Modern Systems to undergo a mainframe assessment in order to allow them to begin planning for the future of their applications. Their current mainframe environment houses applications are written in COBOL, PL/1, and Assembler. The data is stored in DB2, IMS-DB, and VSAM. In addition, they use both IMS-DC and CICS transaction processing environments.

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U.S. Municipality Undergoes Mainframe Assessment to Aid IT Strategy

A heavily populated municipality in the United States is currently locked in an IDMS ADS/Online and COBOL environment, but plans to migrate away from IDMS in the near future. Modern Systems will perform a mainframe assessment to assist with planning and setting a direction for the conversion from IDMS and from ADS/Online and COBOL. The assessment will include the analysis of the IDMS dictionary and databases, as well as the COBOL applications that reside outside the IDD. As part of the mainframe assessment, the customer will receive statistics for each IDMS-based application, details on utilities in use, replacement options for their databases and code base, and a road map to move them forward.

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U.S. Logistics Firm Undergoes Mainframe Assessment

The mainframe assessment will include the standard isolation of the subsystems within payroll and will also include Business Rules isolation/extraction with Field Definition consolidation in preparation for the redesign/rewrite. Modern Systems’ eav Suite will be used to perform the automated process of gathering and documenting the business rules and field definitions.

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