APPLICATION MODERNIZATION

Mainframe Migration to AWS

As an experienced AWS Technology Partner, we bring intelligent modernization to Amazon Web Services at a fraction of the cost and risk of rewrites or replacements by harnessing the best automation technology, process, and expertise in the industry. 

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AWS MAINFRAME MODERNIZATION

Automated Assessment

The first step of any modernization initiative, our Automated Assessment is performed using our automated tools to develop a complete understanding of the application, infrastructure, and operational components of a mainframe environment. It exposes mainframe artifacts that organizations did not know they had, relationships they did not realize existed, and assets that are no longer in use. An Assessment provides stakeholders with valuable insight to inform application modernization decisions such as disposition strategies and target environment architectures. It also mitigates cost and risk by highlighting potential challenges and how to overcome them.

Why modernize to AWS?

CHALLENGES

Scarcity of domain expertise

Developers and database administrators who understand mainframe technology are reaching retirement age, resulting in a steadily diminishing talent pool. As this shortage grows, the costs and risks of relying on legacy languages and databases will continue to rise.

Limited flexibility

Companies are rapidly moving to modern environments and practices such as DevOps and AWS, while mainframes and the languages and databases that support them were not designed for modern IT, resulting in difficult integrations and limited flexibility.

Exorbitant costs

Mainframes cost as much as 4,500% more to operate than equivalent AWS counterparts, a figure compounded by a scarcity of development resources and rising licensing and maintenance fees for ancillary mainframe utilities, applications, and databases. 

Common Mainframe to AWS Migration Patterns

OUR SOLUTIONS

Over 35 years of mainframe modernization experience

More than 500 successful modernization projects completed

Over 2.5 billion lines of code refactored through automation

Intelligent Modernization, Unparalleled Experience

OUR PROCESS

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RESOURCES

  • Don't kick the COBOL can down a crumbling road

    This whitepaper looks at the challenges of maintaining legacy applications, the modernization options available and our refactoring approach.

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  • Expect the Unexpected

    A webinar discussing how to minimize the impact of major compelling events through application modernization and migration to AWS

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  • 2021 Mainframe Modernization Report

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  • Live Discussion: The 2021 Mainframe Modernization Business Barometer Report

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  • How cloud migration can help your organization to go green

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