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What is Mainframe Migration?

Mainframe Migration

Are you still relying on legacy mainframe applications that don't enable you to respond to business changes as quickly as you’d like? Would you like to achieve similar Reliability, Availability and Serviceability while significantly reducing IT spend?

What are my benefits?

What are my benefits?

  • Increase business agility with rapid application development & deployment
  • Reduce the cost of running your business-critical applications
  • Improve your rate of return
  • Leverage the cloud for your applications

When should I consider this?

When should I consider this?

  • You are considering Mainframe upgrade that drives up the cost of software.
  • Evaluating on-premise & public cloud
  • Legacy skills will be retiring leaving knowledge gap

Where do I find more information?

Where do I find more information?

Which Partners can help me migrate?

Accenture
Many organizations have accumulated technology that impedes business productivity and flexibility. According to Accenture research, more than half of all business applications are between 5 and 20 years old. Accenture can help clients obtain more value out of existing investments by re-platforming, decommissioning, remediating, and reverse engineering existing or legacy technologies and applications. The result is increased stability and flexibility, decreased cost, and an extended life of current IT assets.
Advanced
Advanced is a leading expert in providing innovative modernization software and services, enabling organizations to create new solutions by applying the latest technologies to existing software applications. This could mean migrating legacy applications to open systems, gaining real-time access to multiple data sources, using legacy applications with relational databases, allowing applications in older languages to connect directly to newer applications using the same standards or migrating and integrating legacy data. By maximizing the potential of existing applications, organizations can increase their return on investment, improve productivity and efficiency, and gain the ability to manage operational risk.
Anubex
Anubex is a Belgian-based technology solution provider, founded in 1988, which operates worldwide. Over the years, Anubex has become an industry leader, specializing in Application Modernization, Legacy Migration, and Automated Testing.
ASNA
ASNA has been part of the system i scenery for over 20 years. Over the years, we have developed a variety of expertise around the system i environment. We are offering our customers to benefit from our vast experience through a set of value-added services. Our services are based on a mixture of our products and our experts. Utilizing state-of-the-art products with experienced experts open a smooth path to the future of your IT environment.
Astadia
When it comes to moving from your legacy environment to the Microsoft Application Platform, you need expertise in both environments. To put it simply, we come prepared with vast modernization experience and expert knowledge in a variety of platforms, including Microsoft. We offer cost-effective, low-risk, high-yield modernization solutions you can trust. Our modernization services are part of a larger set of offerings around application portfolio management and modernization (APM&M).
Asysco
Asysco is the leading migration technology provider and legacy transformation expert. We help our customers protect and enhance their investments in mission-critical enterprise applications. Asysco Migration Technology (AMT) provides our customers with all the tools they need to migrate their legacy applications to an open systems environment. Our AMT Framework allows companies to perform an automated transformation of their legacy COBOL and LINC code to native C#/.NET. Our technology lowers the costs of maintaining existing enterprise applications and speeds up the development and the time to market of new applications. At the same time, our customers are able to continue to enjoy the unparalleled robustness, security and availability of the traditional mainframe environment in a Windows environment.
AveriSource
AveriSource has over 18 years of IT modernization experience serving Fortune 1000 companies and government entities. The company is distinguished by its ability to bring comprehensive, scalable, fully-automated solutions to the challenges of modernizing large, complex, mission-critical applications.
B+B Unternehmensberatung
B+B is a management consulting and service providing company. With the usage of highly sophisticated analysis tools and methodologies, along with powerful Partnerships, we have successfully modernized and migrated Legacy Applications for over 25 years. With our deep industry and business process expertise, B+B can help clients improve their performance and transform their legacy applications to modern application platforms.
Bangalore Softsell
Bangalore Softsell Ltd. is a specialist application modernization company, focusing on helping organizations manage the risk of running older IT systems.
Blu Age
Developer and provider of the Blu Age software solutions, Blu Age Software is totally owned by Netfective Technology. The company has offices in France (Suresnes (92), Pessac (33)) and in Morocco (Casablanca). Since 2009 it is supported in the United States (Dallas (TX), Tampa (FL)) by Blu Age Corporation which provides Professional Services related to Blu Age Software. The Blu Age software suite is an agile and automated solution for application modernization. It allows full rewriting of legacy applications with modern languages (JEE, .NET) for Private/Public/hybrid Cloud deployment.
Cap Gemini
Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, enables its clients to transform and perform through technologies. Capgemini provides its clients with insights and capabilities that boost their freedom to achieve superior results through a unique way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM. The Group relies on its global delivery model called Rightshore®, which aims to get the right balance of the best talent from multiple locations, working as one team to create and deliver the optimum solution for clients.
CGI
CGI is a business and technology service company, employing 39,000 people across 36 countries. We deliver business consulting, systems integration and outsourcing across all industries and business functions. We create value by successfully integrating people, business and technology to create effective, sustainable business ecosystems. Our people apply insight to create innovative answers to your business needs.
COBOL-IT
COBOL-IT’s Mission is to be an Open Source leader, to deliver reliable, high-performance software, and to reduce total cost of ownership and increase return on investment for corporate end-users, government agencies, and ISVs running mission-critical applications written in COBOL.
DataNovata
DataNovation Ltd. licenses and certifies use of DataNovata: The Enterprise Application Data Bridge. DataNovata allows IT services to quickly build XML applications for users to interrogate data free of an application host environment.
Dell
Modernization can make your business more efficient and agile, while lowering ongoing operational costs. It can also help you adopt new requirements such as mobility, virtualization and cloud computing. Dell Services partners with you to help you identify the best modernization strategies for each of your applications based on your business. Whether you are looking to re-host mainframe and proprietary UNIX® applications onto industry-standard platforms, re-architect legacy applications to modern architectures such as.NET, move custom applications to packages or gain a clear understanding of your entire application portfolio, we can help you transition your valuable IT assets to a more modern infrastructure.
Expersolve
ExperSolve's three decades of experience in modernizations and migrations include winning several technology awards, a story on CBS's 60 Minutes, and many successful modernization projects across the globe. Our team has processed over five billion lines of code using the industryleading ExperThink™ technology, proven Application Renovation Methodology™ and an efficient, US-based factory process.
Flynet
Flynet have been helping organizations with their modernization and migration agendas around legacy systems for over 20 years. Flynet future-proof legacy applications, enabling the organization to utilize them in BYOD, SoA, iPaaS, IoT and cloud initiatives.
FreeSoft
FreeSoft has been involved in the legacy application modernization business since 1998. It has built a series of conversion technologies and a unique project methodology with all requested processes to understand and transform a variety of legacy systems into modern IT environment and new architecture. Its unique modernization framework allows FreeSoft to provide a service to customers to take their legacy IT assets, including valuable business processes and data into modern open IT environments and a completely new software architecture, while ensuring the lowest possible risk and cost factors of these highly complex IT projects.
Fresche Legacy
(Formerly Speedware) We are a Legacy Management company that modernizes and manages legacy environments. We help companies align IT with key business goals to increase financial performance, improve market competitiveness, remove risk and add value. We re-host, re-write and re-architect business-critical applications where needed, and in the process, we future-proof your IT.
Fujitsu America
Fujitsu is a leading provider of systems integration and technology consulting services. Our expertise in legacy system modernization and our PROGRESSION service offering / tool suite (IBM, Unisys and HP mainframe to .NET) has expanded to include: AS/400 RPG to .NET (VB, C#). Other modernization capabilities include: application value assessment (AVA), modernization of client server systems using obsolete technology/ programming language such as VB6 and PowerBuilder to.NET; NATURAL/ADABAS to .NET; MS Access to SQL Server. Lotus notes to Exchange.
GT Software
GT Software drives business modernization through software developed for the Microsoft® application platform. We migrate mainframe COBOL to the Microsoft .NET™ Framework. Our migration applications translate CICS to ASP.net web pages, convert indexed data files to SQL and execute JCL in Windows. We also launch mainframe systems into the Cloud via Windows Azure™.
Hewlett Packard
HP is helping organizations bring their IT architectures and application environments to a new state—one that aligns with their desired future vision. For many companies, modernization starts with rationalizing your current application environment, and then moving forward with modernizing the application. In this way, HP Application Modernization services can help your company transform your application environment today into the one you'll need for tomorrow.
Infosys
Businesses the world over use multiple technologies as their business grows and diversifies. IT organizations, therefore, house—and are often saddled with—a large array of technology platforms and applications. According to industry estimates, over 70 percent of the world's data still reside on legacy systems. Infosys solutions offer enhanced flexibility to your enterprise by modernizing and migrating your legacy systems to help you increase business responsiveness, lower costs and mitigate risks.
innoWake
For over 10 years innoWake has been offering innovative, sustainable, and flexible solutions for modernizing legacy applications and development environments in Cobol, Natural/Adabas, and PL/1. innoWake supports the process of analysis, definition and evaluation of strategic directions for a sustainable IT architecture.
Ispirer Systems
Ispirer Systems is an Independent Software Vendor that has taken the automation of database and application migration to unprecedented new levels. We help companies to modernise their database and applications infrastructure extremely quickly and at low cost, whilst preserving their investment in their existing systems.
JAMS Scheduler
MVP Systems Software, Inc. is a leading provider of enterprise job scheduling and workload automation solutions. JAMS, the company’s flagship product, is a .NET-engineered batch job scheduling solution that includes support for a range of operating systems (Linux, UNIX, System i, OVMS, etc.) as well as dozens of applications like SAP, JDE, Informatica, SQL, and Oracle.
LzLabs
LzLabs Software Defined Mainframe® (SDM) enables both Linux and Cloud infrastructure to process thousands of mainframe transactions per second, while maintaining enterprise requirements for reliability, availability, serviceability and security. This software solution includes a faithful re-creation of the primary online, batch and database environments, which enables unrivaled compatibility and exceptional performance, dramatically reducing IT costs.
Micro Focus
Microsoft and Micro Focus provide customers with compelling mainframe migration, development re-hosting and test re-hosting solutions that enable the extension of key COBOL and PL/I business applications to .NET, next-generation web and Cloud platforms. To ensure that any modernization approach is a low-risk, high-return alternative to rewrite or replacement strategies, joint collaboration between Microsoft and Micro Focus has provided a ‘Virtual Mainframe Appliance’, which replicates the mainframe environment on the Microsoft Windows server platform.
Microsoft
Customers around the world have recognized the business benefits of moving existing business critical and mission critical IT solutions to the Microsoft Application Platform. Microsoft has helped these and other companies to modernize and optimize their business applications and data centers by consolidating existing application investments. If, as you deploy Windows, your company is looking to leverage its existing application investments that are currently bound to legacy UNIX, midrange and mainframe platforms, then be sure to contact the Enterprise Platform Modernization team at Microsoft. Team members are experienced UNIX, midrange and mainframe professionals who can help you explore the business benefits and overcome the technical challenges associated with application migration and modernization projects.
MigrationWare
MigrationWare specialize in the provision of products, supported by services, designed to reduce the cost and risk of migrating and transforming application systems and data from mainframes to modern more cost effective platforms. We combine our products, services and our extensive experience of applications migrations with our partner relationships to offer solutions to customers wishing to migrate, renovate, renew or transform their application systems and data.
Modern Systems
Modern Systems empowers IT efficiency, flexibility and competitive advantage through core application modernization. Our "legacy lifecycle" approach provides a flexible, incremental approach for transitioning legacy systems to modern environments leveraging cloud, data warehousing, business intelligence and agile development methodologies. Our solutions balance cost, risk and time in a way that meets each customer's unique requirements- regardless how large or complex.
Morphis
Morphis is a company that specialises exclusively in legacy systems modernisation and migration. Founded as ATX Software in 1995, the company changed its name to Morphis in 2013. Morphis has developed a suite of software tools and a unique methodology that ensures that each legacy systems modernisation or migration project is delivered in a fast, safe and cost efficient manner. We also ensure that the modernised system conforms to both international and client specific standards of software engineering.
Northdoor
Northdoor PLC is an IT Consultancy specialising in Data. We apply our knowledge and expertise to help organisations capture, manage and analyse large volumes of commercial data. As the lifeblood of your business we will help you to harness this asset so you can gain clear strategic insights and secure a competitive advantage.
OpenLegacy
OpenLegacy modernizes legacy systems with our revolutionary, standards-driven open source platform that makes the entire process go faster, smoother, and easier. As the only modernization platform with no upfront license costs, barriers of entry, constraints, or vendor lock-in, it allows you to fully embrace agile development and speed up your time to market.
RainCode
At Raincode we believe in two simple ideas. First, the single source code dogma: what runs on the mainframe in COBOL, PL/I and ASM 370 has to compile as is on .NET or Azure, period. Second, the technology shift dogma: new developments are to be made under .NET and interoperate gracefully with the legacy code.
SMA Solutions
SMA Solutions is a global IT automation expert providing innovative solutions that enhance operational efficiencies throughout the entire business. Its flagship solution OpCon™ automates and integrates cross-platform and cross-application workflows and critical processes for all IT environments whether these are on premise, hybrid or in the cloud.
Syncsort
Syncsort Incorporated is a global software company specializing in the development and sale of data integration, data protection, and high-speed sorting products for Windows, Unix, Linux, and mainframe systems. Syncsort products are used by over 90% of the Fortune 100 companies and can be found in over 12,000 customer sites worldwide. Headquartered in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, SyncSort has offices in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom, with an international support center in The Netherlands. Syncsort has a 40-year track record of innovation, expertise and proven success helping organizations across the world to rethink the economics of data.
Tata Consultancy Services
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is a leading global IT services provider and was the first billion-dollar Indian IT services organization by annual revenues. Since its inception in 1968, TCS has pioneered many of the significant developments in the Indian IT services industry, including the offshore delivery model for IT services. TCS is a global organization with offices in 32 countries and development centers in 10 countries. TCS offers a comprehensive range of IT services to its clients in diverse industries such as banking and financial services, insurance, manufacturing, telecommunications, retail and transportation.
Unisys
Unisys is a worldwide technology services and solutions company. We combine our business domain knowledge with a vast heritage of mainframe experience and comprehensive expertise in Microsoft solutions to help our clients achieve secure business operations. Unisys has extensive experience working with the world's most prominent mainframe clients to deliver modernized mainframe application solutions that benefit from the richness of Microsoft .NET solutions and provide accelerated business agility.

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