A large logistics firm in the United States has teamed up with Modern Systems to engage in an initial assessment of their legacy environment consisting primarily of COBOL, IMS, and DB2. A Mainframe Assessment includes full definition of the goals and areas of concentration prior to data collection. Modern Systems will use our DB-Shuttle® automation technology to perform a very detailed, targeted assessment of the entire mainframe environment. This assessment will provide the ability to fully define a modernization project plan including assignments, responsibilities, timeframes, and costs.Read more
As many a Gartner analyst will attest, COBOL modernization is becoming a high priority for the US government. The ability to reduce costs while enabling data and business process integration is necessary for modernization of the country’s IT infrastructure and for the nation’s security.
Modern Systems has completed the first stage of our Automated Conversion process, the Legacy Assessment, for a large US government entity.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
A large North American Pension Management Group selected Modern Systems to assess their mainframe environment as part of a larger modernization project in partnership with Fujitsu. The mainframe assessment focuses on a number of COBOL applications coupled with a DB2 data tier.Read more