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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Modern Systems Awarded Conversion of IMS COBOL to Oracle Java by Large U.S. Manufacturer

Modern Systems has engaged in a project with a large manufacturer to eliminate their dependence on an aging mainframe environment. Modern Systems is using its expertise and automated technology to convert IMS databases to an Oracle database residing on a Java Enterprise Edition platform. Legacy application code will be converted from COBOL and IMS-DC to object-oriented Java.

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European Banking Giant Completes Mainframe Assessment with Modern Systems

Modern Systems completed the mainframe assessment for a large European Banking customer, providing the bank with a full roadmap for their IMS to DB2 conversion. The bank is now able to engage in additional resource and calendar planning for a full conversion from COBOL IMS-DC and IMS-DB to COBOL DB2. The assessment was successful and uncovered a series of additional refinement tasks that the Bank would like to perform after the conversion to DB2 is complete.

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Modern Systems Tapped For Massive Mainframe Assessment

A large U.S. insurance provider has been working for several years to replace their core policy applications with new applications operating on non-mainframe platforms. Modern Systems was engaged to perform a Mainframe Assessment to ensure that all required applications and subsystems on the mainframe were replaced with new applications prior to decommissioning it.

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How GE Capital Reduced
Modernization Scope by 78%

How GE Capital and Modern Systems worked together to reduce COBOL Modernization project scope by 78%. Video presentation from Gartner Symposium.

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Innovative “Batch Off The Mainframe” Project
Prepares MTA for the Cloud

New Cobol to Java approach to mainframe modernization improves maintainability of batch processes, prepares MTA for cloud. Seattle, WA– April 22, 2015 – Modern Systems (NASDAQ: MDSY) announced completion of […]

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Canadian Insurance Organization preparing a Roadmap

Modern Systems began a mainframe software assessment with Fujitsu consulting for the benefit of a large Canadian insurance company. The software assessment is being performed using advanced technology from Modern Systems. Language types include COBOL, ADS/Online, ADSA , ULTIM, JCL and more. The organization has used IDMS, DB2 and VSAM in the past and plans to define a roadmap for the future using the Modern Systems assessment process and the Enterprise Application Viewer portfolio management suite.

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