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 …

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 …

Optimizing Legacy-to-Cloud Integrations

In Hybrid IT, Integration Analytics, Mainframe optimization, Modernization, Strategy by Russ Teubner

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 work with …