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Micro Focus mainframe modernization

Mainframe PL/I Modernization

A low risk, alterative to rewrite or replacement strategies for PL/I assets

Today, innovations in web and mobile technology require an increase in mainframe system capacity and performance, which increases IT costs to manage PL/I applications on the mainframe. Micro Focus helps customers address these problems by modernizing and transforming mainframe PL/I applications, analysis, development, testing and deployment so IT can achieve faster service delivery.

Micro Focus delivers alternative, low-risk options for your PL/I application portfolios so you can avoid the need to rewrite, convert or replace mature PL/I applications that deliver unique competitive advantage. Micro Focus helps PL/I customers:

  • Leverage the business value in existing PL/I-based systems to drive new business innovation.
  • Streamline Mainframe application development activities to deliver new capabilities, faster.
  • Achieve the right balance of IT cost, flexibility and speed in response to business demands.

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"The high degree of compatibility the Micro Focus solution offered, compared with the bank's original technology environment, meant fewer changes, less risk and delivery in a very short period of time

Business Unit Finance, Manufacturing and Services Director

Banca Fideuram was facing a major business operational charge from its holding company of €3 million to cover increasing IT costs incurred to support its mainframe business applications that were of critical importance to the bank’s operations. With the help of Intersistemi and Micro Focus Enterprise solutions, the bank was able to protect their PL/I investment.

  • Flexible, future-proof platform introduced for mission-critical applications
  • Retained and leveraged all intellectual capital within existing PL/I applications
  • Savings of €3 million in charges over three years

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A major provider of insurance business process outsourcingA leading insurance business process outsourcer wanted to lower the total cost of ownership of hosting the applications and data it administers on behalf of its clients. Mainframe modernization and transformation solutions from Micro Focus helped achieve this goal

  • 70% reduction in TCO
  • Batch times reduced by two-thirds
  • Retained all intellectual property held within existing PL/I code

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