Modern Systems Increases Fortune 100 Customer Base And Adds Large Outsourcing Partner

Modern Systems, the legacy application lifecycle company, announced the addition of another Fortune 100 customer and new partnership with a leading global outsourcer. “In the last month alone, we’ve not only added a significant Fortune 50 customer but launched a new licensing model for partners and signed our first agreement”, explains Modern Systems CEO Matt Bell. “The new customer is a Fortune 50 global logistics firm who was looking to reduce the cost and maintenance cycles of their mainframe applications. Moving from CA GEN and COBOL to Java enabled them to take advantage of a richer development community and extend functionality in a more agile fashion.

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Modern Systems Bags Deal with Jetro Cash and Carry for COBOL to Microsoft Switch

Modern Systems, the legacy application lifecycle company, announced another new customer with Jetro Holdings, LLC. Jetro Holdings, LLC, founded in 1976, is the USA’s leading wholesale provider for grocery retailers and foodservice operators. Jetro Holdings, LLC is the parent company of Restaurant Depot and Jetro Cash and Carry. The company operates over 100 outlets nationwide that provide food and nonfood products under national brands and private labels, including packaging, paper goods, and foodservice equipment.

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National Health Care Organization Modernizes to COBOL Oracle from IMS/VSAM

A national health care organization wants to move to a Windows platform using Java and DB2. Modern Systems is currently converting the database and data from IMS and VSAM while modernizing the COBOL using eavRPM. The resulting applications will run using IBM’s Websphere Application Server. 13 million lines of code were assessed at the start of the project which was narrowed down to 3.4 million lines of code in use.

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National Information Provider Selects Modern Systems to Convert Adabas/VSAM Platform to Oracle

Modern Systems is providing a conversion solution to a leading national information provider. The original Natural/COBOL ADABAS/VSAM platform is being converted to a COBOL Oracle implementation on LINUX. 71,228 components were initially identified for the conversion scope. A proof of concept was completed prior to going ahead with the full conversion.

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Educational Testing Facility Converts from IDMS to DB2 on z/OS

An educational testing facility needed to convert their IDMS applications to use DB2 on z/OS without any loss of any functionality. Modern Systems converted the ADS/Online and IDMS-DC COBOL applications to CICS COBOL and the IDMS databases to DB2. The assessment and conversion process reduced the application footprint by 78% and reduced annual costs by 66%.

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Tufts University Archives IDMS Database to Oracle

Tufts University needed a field-proven solution to archive their IDMS database and data to an Oracle database as part of a large migration to a packaged set of software. Modern Systems used its automated tool suite to generate the definition of a new Oracle database to house the IDMS data. The tool suite also generated custom COBOL programs to extract the IDMS to sequential files that were quickly loaded to the new Oracle tables. The process was fast and effective. The archive was complete in November, 2011.

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Large Financial Institution Converts from IDMS ADS/Online to Oracle/COBOL on Unix

Modern Systems completed the conversion of a large financial institution from IDMS ADS/Online to Oracle and COBOL running on a Unix platform. The conversion involved 76,000+ components and 17 million lines of code. The new applications support over 1500 concurrent users and process over 3.5 million daily transactions. The applications have over 380 interfaces and 2000 screens. The performance was exceeded by 100% on Oracle.

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Conversion of AWWU’s VSAM COBOL to Oracle C# Using eavRPM™

Modern Systems, a leading provider of 100% automated solutions for legacy migration and modernization, announced today the completion of a COBOL VSAM conversion to C# Oracle for Anchorage Water & Wastewater Utility (AWWU) using a reengineering tool called eavRPM™ (Rapid Program Modernization). The eavRPM tool set is intuitive, easy to use and produces “native” C# or JAVA solutions.

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