The Cure for COBOL
Free Your Mainframe Applications
We Give You Control
Our products are proven to help you automate the
modernization of your COBOL applications without the
risk, lengthy projects, or inaccurate results you expect.
- Reduce or avoid mainframe cost
- Mitigate risk (workforce and business disruptions)
- Achieve Results in Months, not Years
- Eliminate big bang projects
Risks, Costs, and Roadblocks
Reduce COBOL Cost
Save millions with CloudFrame and approved IBM capabilities
Cross-compile COBOL into executable Java
Transform COBOL into Cloud-Native Java
Turn COBOL applications into cloud-native
Establish a proven process with predictable
and consistent results
Move intellectual property trapped in
COBOL to cloud applications
With CloudFrame you can “self-fund”
and determine the tempo of your
By reducing your mainframe cost, you can
invest the money saved into additional
application modernization initiatives.
An incremental approach allows
you to set the schedule and pace
and eliminates the all-or-nothing
Configurable code generation
ensures high quality of the
transformed Java code and
services, and reduces the need for
With CloudFrame, you can prove
functional equivalency and remove
long and out-of-control testing and approval cycles.
The ability to utilize mainframe data sources and existing
processes helps to mitigate risk and accelerates
What Customers Have to Say
The CloudFrame COBOL application modernization products allow us to configure and iterate our COBOL transformations.
The control the CloudFrame modernization process provides reduces the amount of time and cost that are necessary to rewrite or tweak the Java applications we deliver.
The result is superior code quality, lower cost, and faster projects, all with no vendor lock-in. — CTO, Global System Integrator
We’re partnering with the solution organizations you know and trust, including the leading global systems integrators, mainframe service providers, and cloud platforms.
Latest News & Articles
The concerns facing businesses regarding COBOL modernization are issues that have been created over five decades. This is more than enough time for inherent and potentially unseen variables to develop, and those issues shouldn’t be so quickly dismissed. Yet, there is a perception that a complete and total replacement is a single-step process! Reduced Risk The risk of completely rewriting applications seems appealing to those who don’t understand the value of COBOL or who view …
Hopefully, you’ve been reading along in this series of articles on effective usage of the zIIP on the IBM System z mainframe. But even if you have not, this article focuses on a single topic that does not require in-depth knowledge of zIIP particulars. Herein we will discuss best practices for COBOL and Db2 users to bolster their usage of zIIPs. Why do this? As we have discussed in prior installations, the primary reason to …
In our previous writings, we’ve discussed the scale of COBOL investment over the last several decades and the challenges of continuing to depend on this legendary programming language. The drivers for modernization remain, and COBOL can’t help but be caught up in the plans of many mainframe organizations. ANY modernization approach has risks associated with it. The volume of that risk is directly related to the number of components, programs, and applications that need to …
The drive to get COBOL applications into the cloud, and specifically Java, created a monster: JOBOL. It is the evil offspring of COBOL and Java when no planning, optimization, and design is applied to transformation. JOBOL is the byproduct of speed at all cost, check-the-cloud-box initiatives. But when modernization efforts deliver JOBOL to application teams, with its inheritance of complicated mainframe COBOL structure and bloated code base, problems arise. Development teams are reluctant to own …
Organizations invest time and effort into new software products based on business plans and goals. They want to solve a problem, gain an advantage, or reduce risk and cost. One of the first steps on the new software journey is to establish that the product can do what the vendor says the software will do. Organizations want proof. That’s the purpose of the Proof of Concept (POC) engagement. An example solution scenario is tested in …
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