Montreal, Canada – Fresche Legacy’s recently completed detailed IT migration modernization roadmap of mission-critical IT applications will eliminate the mainframe environment at a major North American railway providing million in cost savings and improved performance. Fresche Legacy’s comprehensive plan envisions retiring the mainframe environment by migrating more than 100 applications representing more than 1000 MIPs to a commodity computing platform using a Linux platform and a Sybase database. Commodity computing platforms provide high functionality and high performance at a competitive price. The 100 plus applications support multiple business processes in major functional areas. This IT transformation will enhance the railway’s technical infrastructure, reduce costs and improve the efficiency of its IT applications.