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Modernizing Mainframe Transactional Data to the Cloud

The best of both worlds with performance and low risk. Note: This article was co-authored by Bob Ellsworth, President of Mainframe Transformation Consulting. Cloud platforms simplify enterprise computing. Mainframe applications and transactional data become more valuable through inclusion in cloud strategies. Enterprises understand they must find ways for modernizing mainframe transactional data...

Democratizing Enterprise Mainframe Transactional Data

Helping Citizen Developers Extend the Mainframe using Microsoft Azure™ Note: This article was co-authored by Jim Dugan, Principal Program Manager at Microsoft for Azure Global Specialized Workloads - Legacy. More and more enterprises are turning to citizen developers as a way to accelerate and expand innovation. This is a simple idea: empowering business experts to build new solutions in the...

Get more out of z/OS Connect with HostBridge CICS API Orchestration

IBM z/OS Connect creates an API front door to a broad spectrum of IBM Z applications (CICS, IMS, DB2, MQ). Making mainframe applications available via a RESTful API allows non-mainframe applications to easily gain access to the data and logic these applications represent. The simpler the APIs, the easier and faster integration with any downstream application becomes, regardless of the skillset...

Accelerating Application Modernization with Low Code Platforms

I had the opportunity today to participate in a panel discussion on low code modernization. Specifically, our panel discussed how using low code platforms can accelerate application modernization. The exchange among the panelists and attendees was fantastic, and I will attempt to summarize the highlights of low code modernization in this post. First, let me introduce the panel of experts for...

How HostBridge Creates Value for CICS Integration and Modernization

HostBridge provides software and services to analyze, integrate and modernize legacy CICS applications without screen-scraping. Our patented technology can modernize CICS applications, via APIs, in days and weeks versus months or years. This dramatic reduction in deployment time increases business agility while lowering MIPS usage through orchestration and zIIP engine utilization. In addition,...