Mainframe costs continue to increase. 2022 enterprise software costs are expected to be 11% higher than 2021, and data center costs will increase nearly 6% year to year. Cost reduction and avoidance are critical considerations for mission-critical mainframe COBOL application owners, stressed to delivery on greater transaction volumes, greater access requirements, demanding SLAs, and tightening […]
Automated testing will allow you to accelerate and better control mainframe transformation projects, reduce costs, resources, and schedules.
AWS’s emphasis on mainframe modernization services validates CloudFrame’s focus on COBOL to Cloud transformation.
Knowing that your COBOL modernization pilot project is successful requires defining success before you start.
The recording of the Removing The Top 5 COBOL to Cloud Transformation Obstacles webinar is now available on our YouTube Channel. In this CloudFrame webinar, Gregory Saxton identifies COBOL modernization myths that many IT organizations regard as true. I’m sure you’ve heard these… We have to replace the entire system to be successful. Modernization is a considerable expense […]
Extensive Technology and Industry Experience Strengthens CloudFrame Executive Team CloudFrame has announced a new Chief Operating Officer: Hans B. Otharsson. Hans has been a trusted business advisor to numerous global organizations facing modernization needs and brings years of legacy application experience and success to the CloudFrame organization. CloudFrame CEO, Venkat Pillay, states, “We’re excited to […]
IBM’s third-quarter earnings report hit the streets on October 20th, and the reaction wasn’t positive. The media buzz concentrated on lower-than-expected revenue, casting a bright light on the “legacy” elements as the cause of the downward pull. Will existing Kyndryl customers look for opportunities to reduce their costs and expand the value of their contract at renewal time? CloudFrame thinks they will, and it will drive the need and urgency to examine the continued reliance and risk of COBOL.
Understanding incremental modernization and its benefits can reduce risks and increase success. As you modernize, how will you retain the value of your legacy programs?
This webinar examines common mainframe COBOL obstacles and how they can be overcome.
Mainframe COBOL application modernization projects are often characterized by a single measure: cost. When infamous projects are reported, they don’t cite the complexity, mission-critical value, or what percentage of an organizations’ financial processing depends on the application. Often, it’s only the cost. Seven figures pique interest, and an eight figures cost causes further investigation. Failure […]
The recording of the CloudFrame webinar: Reducing Mainframe Compute Cost is now available.
Understanding the likely mistakes and how they are prevented can significantly enhance your prospects for a successful mainframe COBOL compute cost reduction or replatforming project. Read about these 5 preventions.
Three primary risks and their mitigation strategies to inform your COBOL application cost reduction project(s).
Event Date/Time: September 15, 2021 – 1 PM Eastern For decades businesses that depend heavily on mainframe COBOL have attempted to bridge the gap between their mission-critical mainframe COBOL applications and their modern applications and development processes. Why? Because those mainframe applications demand more of their IT budget, are supported by a shrinking population of […]
TL;DR CloudFrame’s survey of large enterprises discovered the median installed mainframe MSU capacity is organically growing 8–12% annually. CloudFrame Relocate reduces mainframe GPP (General Purpose processor) MSU consumption by 40 – 70%, which may reduce application datacenter chargebacks. CloudFrame Renovate transforms legacy mainframe applications into elegant cloud native Java Spring Batch and Spring Boot services […]
“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 […]
By Jason EnglishNews | May 24, 2021 SUFFOLK, VA — June 2, 2021: Intellyx, the first and only analyst firm dedicated to digital transformation, today announced that CloudFrame has joined the inaugural class of their 2021 Digital Innovator Award. As an industry analyst firm that focuses on enterprise digital transformation and the disruptive vendors that support it, Intellyx interacts with […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Stop the COBOL Brain Drain Before they Reach the Exit Door I came across an article written in March of 2012 by Robert L. Mitchell, in ComputerWorld called, “Brain drain: Where Cobol systems go from here,” where there is a lengthy discussion dealing with the risk of an aging COBOL workforce and their march towards […]
Tuning Java on z/OS for High Performance Presentation by CloudFrame Inc. CEO and Founder, Venkat Pillay, at SHARE Fort Worth Conference February 26th, 2020. This presentation provides a comprehensive perspective into IBM’s z/OS JVM and what can be done to improve performance. admin cloudframe.com
Progressive Legacy Modernization; Chapter 1 Mainframe Great article published October 18th by Gregory Saxton on his LinkedIn Blog. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/progressive-legacy-modernization-chapter-1-mainframe-gregory-saxton admin cloudframe.com
Think Progressively about Mainframe Modernization The road to mainframe modernization is paved with many failed and over-budget projects. It’s risky business for any organization. There are many tools on the market that promise modernization but don’t deliver modern code that is a good foundation for future development. These solutions fall short in many areas: Poor […]
CloudFrame Named as One of Five Top Insurtech Innovators admin cloudframe.com
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 […]
NYC Fintech Innovation Lab 2019 Demo Day Presentation CloudFrame Introductory Video by Founder/CEO, Venkat Pillay admin cloudframe.com
CloudFrame Secures $1.5 Million Seed Financing Led by New York Angels NEW YORK (PRWEB) MAY 29, 2019 CloudFrame, a software company bridging the mainframe innovation gap with a step-by-step, low-risk approach to modernizing legacy technologies, today announced it completed $1.5 million in Seed financing. The New York Angels led the investment round with participation from existing […]