Category Archives: Mainframe data & server integration

Rejuvenate the mainframe

The Mainframe Isn’t Dead, but It Still Needs Protection How many times have we heard the mantra, “The mainframe is dead?” Since the rise of other platforms, IT “seers” have predicted the imminent demise of the mainframe. And yet, mainframes continue to enjoy a robust and vital role in data center operations. With that in … Continue reading Rejuvenate the mainframe

Ensure the coexistence of your mainframe applications and the web! Three strategies to achieve a progressive migration of your legacy applications

The migration of mainframe applications has to be progressive, code portion after code portion, making the project last from 5 to 10 years.
To avoid generating useless overhead costs and putting the company’s activity on hold, the integration between the two worlds must be made without modifying the existing code, in order to remain simple and quick to implement .

Opening the mainframe and boosting it by increasing web interactions

Far from being killed off by the evolution of the Internet, the mainframe has demonstrated its capacity to evolve with new web technologies, providing unique server performances and transaction capacities that cannot be matched by distributed servers. Today, Cloud technologies can be easily integrated and supported within a mainframe environment. Several scenarios are possible to adapt mainframe systems…

Accessing mainframe applications is a necessity, but in today’s world is that good enough?

Going beyond the boundaries of mainframe technologies, applications will have to interface with application services of external systems… but the inherent development path between these two worlds is completely different. Integrating these diverse application types is a challenge which will have to be met.