Try a Live CICS API Now

In How-to, Hybrid IT, Modernization by Jerry Rackley

How well does an API strategy work for modernizing or making CICS applications participate in the hybrid cloud? Find out right now by testing it from your browser. You can invoke a real, live CICS API simply by clicking on this URL: http://demo.hostbridge.com/hbscript/traderS After clicking the demo link, you’ll see something like this on your screen: This browser screen contains the JSON output …

Modernizing Legacy Insurance Applications: Accelerating Digital Transformation using Low-Code Platforms

In Modernization by Jerry Rackley

How do you unlock the data treasure chest from decade’s worth of insurance claims and policy history to deliver a competitive 21st century client experience? This is the challenge insurance companies are facing today. The answer to modernizing legacy insurance applications is simpler than you think. Digital transformation is the right strategy for maintaining relevance and competitiveness in the insurance …

How to Successfully Modernize Mainframe Banking Applications

In Modernization by Russ Teubner

Many of the world’s largest banks run core banking systems on the IBM System Z platform under CICS. These applications process millions or hundreds of millions of transactions daily where high-performance and high availability is imperative. In today’s hybrid application environment, these legacy applications must also participate in enterprise digital transformation and hybrid cloud strategies. While making legacy applications available …

New Versions of HostBridge Extend CICS Integration Functionality

In Performance, Products by James Alexander

HostBridge pioneered bringing JavaScript to the mainframe over a decade ago. The latest versions of the HostBridge JavaScript Engine (HB.js) continue to expand what enterprises can do with JavaScript on the mainframe. Enterprises that use HostBridge to make CICS applications available via APIs or callable web services now have more features in HostBridge for CICS integration. HB.js V6.93 A sample …

Using APIs for CICS Modernization

In Hybrid IT, Modernization by Russ Teubner

Modernizing mainframe applications is an important element of many digital transformation strategies. Letting legacy apps participate in the hybrid cloud is a high priority for the IT organization. It can also save money.  An Accenture study shares that modernizing legacy applications can: Create 15 to 35% infrastructure year-over-year savings Lower application maintenance and run costs by 30-50% I recently presented …