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?
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 .
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…
Today, more and more companies consider upgrading their mainframe to exploit new technologies, resulting in new communication paradigms based on a two-way integration, challenging IMS applications.
At a time when some companies considered a possible migration of their legacy applications, this solution has given them the capacity to modernize their applications and transform them into dynamic web apps without rewriting and especially without any performance loss.