MicroFocus® Modernization

MicroFocus® Modernization “How did I end up with a Legacy COBOL application on a modern platform?” Several CloudFrame customers were able to achieve immediate business results and accelerated their long-term strategy by removing COBOL. Its lack of innovation was inhibiting their business. Some among these customers had previously exited the mainframe using MicroFocus® COBOL, NetCobol®, & COBOL-IT®.  The early benefits these solutions provided have faded along with the value of being off the mainframe. Customers have stated and industry analysts predicted ‘the enterprise value add of Replatforming is negligible’. A leading expert said it well, “it is modernization without the modern.” COBOL is an ecosystem starved for innovation. Contrast the lack […]

EEI and CloudFrame Partnership Announcement

Enterprise Engineering, Inc. and CloudFrame Inc. announce partnership to automate Mainframe COBOL to Cloud migrations NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Enterprise Engineering, Inc. (EEI), an industry leader and trusted advisor to the financial services industry, today announced a new joint marketing venture with CloudFrame, a premiere global mainframe modernization software products company. The partnership solidifies EEI’s unique position as a leading cloud migration integrator and implementor and boosts CloudFrame’s delivery presence across North America. Companies with millions of lines of decades-old legacy code running on mainframe platforms are looking to reduce the high total cost of ownership (TCO) associated with these applications. In these challenging times, companies are looking for new and innovative ways […]

Navigating IBM COBOL 4.2 End of Support Waters: Chart a course to benefit your business

Navigating IBM COBOL 4.2 End of Support Waters: Chart a course to benefit your business Surprisingly, COBOL has been in the news a lot recently, due to its significant usage in many federal govern-ment and state systems, most recently with unemployment systems, being in the news. With the global COVID-19 pandemic, those unemployment systems were stressed like never before with a 1600% increase in traffic (Government Computer News, May 12, 2020) as those impacted by the pandemic filed claims. Nevertheless, there is another impending event that will likely pull COBOL back into the news as IBM withdraws older versions of the COBOL compiler from service. All IBM product versions go through a […]

Reduce Mainframe Costs with CloudFrame

Consider Cross-Compiling COBOL to Java to Reduce Costs by Craig Mullins Most organizations that rely on the mainframe for their mission-critical workload have a considerable amount of COBOL programs. COBOL was one of the first business-oriented programming languages having been first introduced in 1959. Designed for business and available when the IBM 360 became popular, COBOL is ubiquitous in most mainframe shops. Organizations that rely on COBOL need to make sure that they continue to support and manage these applications or risk interruptions to their business, such as those experienced by the COBOL applications that run the state unemployment systems when the COVID-19 pandemic caused a spike in unemployment applications. Although […]

Accenture Press Release Names CloudFrame

Accenture Press Release Names CloudFrame 11 Enterprise Tech Companies Showcase Inventive Products and Services at the 2019 FinTech Innovation Lab New York Demo Day Alumni companies of the New York Lab have raised a combined US$1 billion since participating NEW YORK; June 27, 2019 – Eleven emerging enterprise tech companies will present their technologies to dozens of top executives within the financial services, venture capital and technology industries today at the ninth annual FinTech Innovation Lab New York Demo Day. Livestream of the presentations can be viewed here. Founded in 2010 by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Partnership Fund for New York City, the FinTech Innovation Lab New York provides early- and growth-stage fintech companies with […]