Category Archives: Mainframe & web technologies

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

End of Java plug-in and 3270 emulation: what alternatives to access mainframe applications?

Oracle no longer supports its Java plug-in for browsers, technology integrated in many of the present 3270 terminal emulation solutions… What are the alternatives to simply access mainframe applications?

How to overcome the lack of mainframe skills and maintain strategic legacy systems?

Specific training programs for IT teams are required to guarantee that mainframe skills will be maintained in the future. Being assisted by specialists allows to reinforce or to find the necessary resources, and also determines the possible need to delegate other activities to third parties. Specific courses can thus be deployed to reinforce a skill in a particular field or to certify an employee in a key job.

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 .