Modernization

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

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...

How to Successfully Modernize Mainframe Banking Applications

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...

Using APIs for CICS Modernization

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 savingsLower application maintenance and run...

Optimizing Legacy-to-Cloud Integrations

I recently joined former IBM executive Phil Weintraub to present a webinar on optimizing legacy-to-cloud integrations. Like me, Phil has spent a career helping enterprises architect, manage, and exploit mainframe IT infrastructure. Phil now is the president and lead consultant at Weintraub Systems IT Consulting, and we’re very pleased to partner with his firm. Every enterprise customer we...

Taking the Risk out of Legacy Modernization

As enterprises pursue digital transformation strategies, most must decide what role legacy applications will play. For some, automating the mainframe is the solution. Others go down the path of legacy modernization, and still others combine automation with modernization. Interest in legacy modernization continues to grow. A recent BMC Mainframe Survey reveals that mainframe modernization is a...