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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European Insurance Company Begins Move From IDMS/VSAM to DB2 on z/OS

An international insurance company needed to convert from their legacy IDMS and VSAM databases to DB2 on a z/OS platform using COBOL. An assessment and successful proof of concept was performed in late 2011. The results proved the performance of the DB2 database and quality of the converted application code. The conversion of over 17,500 components and 4.5 million lines of code is currently in progress. Production cut-over is scheduled for September.

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Southwest Airlines Archives IDMS to Oracle

Southwest Airlines needed a solution to archive their legacy IDMS database and VSAM master files. The target database was Oracle. A successful proof of concept was delivered in early 2011 which was followed by the complete archival of the IDMS database, the VSAM file structures, and all related data. The database archival was completed in January, 2012.

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State Government Requests Assessment of Legacy VSAM System for Migration Plan

A state government agency was researching the possibility of modernizing their legacy VSAM applications. Modern Systems performed an assessment of the existing legacy applications and provided options for migration. During the assessment process over 3,500 components and 2.2 million lines of code were determined to be in use by the applications that are in-scope for the modernization. Additional planning is underway.

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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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