Modernization Projects

CloudFrame’s Intelligent COBOL Transformation Platform is bolstered by enhanced partnership and investment from EPAM

CloudFrame has advanced their strategic partnership with EPAM, with an eye towards accelerating enterprise modernization efforts and furthering collaboration that takes advantage of evolving technologies in GenAI Princeton, N.J., USA, May 14, 2024: CloudFrame, a pioneering company specializing in mainframe application modernization solutions, further strengthens its market position today by announcing a strategic investment from EPAM Systems, Inc., a leading digital transformation services and product engineering company. This strategic investment underscores the collaborative and synergistic

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CloudFrame’s intelligent COBOL transformation software accelerates the migration of COBOL applications to cloud-ready native technologies.

CloudFrame, the fast-growing COBOL to Java transformation software company, today announces its partnership with EPAM Systems, Inc.,  a leading digital transformation services and product engineering company, to provide enterprises and government agencies that rely on COBOL applications with an automated, end-to-end, modernization journey. EPAM’s Mainframe Modernization team will utilize CloudFrame products to accelerate the movement of mainframe workloads to the cloud by leveraging application transformation and migration strategies that can incorporate the benefits provided by

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Moving Mainframe Workload – 4 Use Cases That Deliver Big Results Now Available on YouTube

Moving mainframe COBOL workloads makes a lot of sense. Not only do you have the potential for significant cost savings, but you can also take advantage of cloud scalability, provide relief for mainframe capacity issues, and free up budget dollars. Join CloudFrame CEO and founder, Venkat Pillay as he describes CloudFrame’s solutions to move mainframe COBOL workloads, why the cloud is the preferred solution target environment, and four (4) mainframe workload use cases; 1. Last-step

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The Perceived Rewards and Real Risk of Greenfield Application Modernization

“Let’s just start fresh.”  In the arena of COBOL application modernization, these words have been uttered many times over the years by technologists, business executives, and even board directors. While the phrase does have great power to lift the spirits (at least for a while) of everyone involved in a big, complex project, at CloudFrame we’ve seen the longer-term results of such “new starts” often enough to know that deeper consideration is warranted before embarking

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Understanding COBOL Cross-Compile

CloudFrame’s Relocate product is used to cross-compile COBOL systems in executable Java bytecode.  When we talk about cross-compile, some may think it’s synonymous with trans-compile. That isn’t the case, as the two concepts are slightly different. This article explains some of the basics. Cross-compile isn’t the same as Trans-Compile.Cross-compiling and trans-compiling are two techniques used in the field of software development to enable the creation of code that can run on different platforms or architectures.

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The Impact of Staffing and Skills Changes on Modernization Plans

In an earlier post, we discussed changes in the technology landscape that should be understood when evaluating an organization’s modernization plans. Another essential reality of the current IT market must be considered as part of a company’s modernization strategy: staffing and skills. For many organizations, staffing changes are driven by the inevitable march towards the retirement of a key constituent of the legacy application technology environment over the last 50 years – Baby Boomers. Baby

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Announcing COBOL Batch-to-Azure for Mainframe to Cloud Modernization

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

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The Impact of Tailored Fit Pricing (TFP) on zIIPs

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

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Is the Java Modernization Destination Quality or Maintainability?

Your organization has taken the leap and chosen to modernize your existing COBOL monoliths into Java-based application services, ready for the cloud. Your team plots out a journey toward success. Rather than taking a risky big-bang approach, each incremental release on the road toward modernization is prioritized and scheduled to save costs and capture value that finances the next step. The automation factory starts to chew up old tables and churn out Java. The destination

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A Modernization Dilemma: Cloud Application – or an Application in the Cloud – Now Available on YouTube

We’re moving to the cloud. That simple declaration has launched a thousand modernization projects. Mission-critical mainframe COBOL applications be damned! We’re moving to the cloud. It’s a reaction to peer and societal pressures for some IT leaders. For others, it’s the modern-day “nobody ever got fired for buying IBM” cliché. Or it could be just a career trajectory checkbox. If moving your mission-critical, intellectual-property-filled, what-pays-the-bills application to the cloud is simply an exercise to list

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CloudFrame’s Intelligent COBOL Transformation Platform is bolstered by enhanced partnership and investment from EPAM

CloudFrame’s Intelligent COBOL Transformation Platform is bolstered by enhanced partnership and investment from EPAM

CloudFrame has advanced their strategic partnership with EPAM, with an eye towards accelerating enterprise modernization efforts and furthering collaboration that takes advantage of evolving technologies in GenAI Princeton, N.J., USA, May 14, 2024: CloudFrame, a pioneering company specializing in mainframe application modernization solutions, further strengthens its market position today by announcing a strategic investment from […]

FS Firm envisions a COBOL-less future by collaborating with CloudFrame and EPAM

FS Firm envisions a COBOL-less future by collaborating with CloudFrame and EPAM

FS Firm envisions a COBOL-less future by collaborating with CloudFrame and EPAM Download RenovateCase Study Download Case Study Financial Services Firm envisions a COBOL-less future by collaborating with CloudFrame and EPAM as a partner Customer A Financial Services (FS) Firm wanted to reduce mainframe COBOL application costs without disrupting operations. CloudFrame facilitated a collaboration between […]

Telecom Saves $4m a Year by Reducing MIPS Usage with CloudFrame

Telecom Saves $4m a Year by Reducing MIPS Usage with CloudFrame

Telecom Saves $4m a Year by Reducing MIPS Usage with CloudFrame Substantial Savings, Reduced RiskCase Study Download Case Study Telecom Company Reduced Mainframe Application Costs with CloudFrame Relocate™ Customer A large TeleCom achieved nearly $4M in savings using an incremental project approach with CloudFrame Relocate, moving COBOL workloads to both cloud and zIIP eligible JVM. […]