The Cure for COBOL
Free Your Mainframe Applications
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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
Mainframes continue to be viable for enterprise computing due to their inherent capabilities for supporting the most critical business functions. When it comes to supporting large volumes of data, high-speed transaction processing, and secure computing the mainframe continues to excel. The Fortune 1000 relies upon mainframes to run their business, and of course, much of those business applications are written in COBOL. Indeed, a large number of mainframe applications are written in COBOL and new …
COBOL and mainframe usage remain high and are cornerstones of operations for thousands of businesses, organizations, and government agencies. Still, there is a need to modernize and manage mainframe costs without pulling knowledgeable resources from important work. For those organizations with COBOL applications considering using Microsoft Azure or already using the cloud platform, CloudFrame has now released COBOL Batch-to-Azure. This solution allows businesses and organizations to shift critical COBOL-based batch processes off of their mainframe …
Today’s article in my series on zIIP processors will be a little different because I want to focus on a specific IBM mainframe pricing model and how users of that model may benefit from using zIIPs. The pricing model, Tailored Fit Pricing (TFP), is the latest model introduced by IBM. But what is TFP, and how does it differ from the sub-capacity pricing models used by most organizations? The Current State: Sub-Capacity Pricing Models IBM …
When you hear “COBOL transformation to maintainable Java in 60 minutes” the reaction is predictable; eye rolls, thinking – “yeah right,” and suspicion. It’s understandable that you have a healthy skepticism when it comes to COBOL transformation pronouncements. After all, COBOL has been on the “replace” list for decades, and stories of failed projects are numerous and easy to find. CloudFrame wants to chip away at the skepticism and suspicion. Demonstrating and displaying our approach …
From A to zIIP: What you need to know to reduce COBOL Costs with the IBM Specialty Processor Now Available on YouTube
The zIIP, an IBM specialty processor, allows organizations to reduce the workload of their general processors (GPs). This reduction can lower the MSU metrics used to calculate MLC software charges. Lower MSU usage can lead to lower MLC charges. Knowing that zIIPs may reduce your cost and achieve the benefit isn’t as complicated as you might think. Understanding how to leverage the zIIP for cost reduction is a CloudFrame Modernization Best Practice and can be …
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