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Global COBOL. Huge and Growing.

New Opportunity for COBOL Modernization

Recent research reveals there are over 800 Billion lines of COBOL code powering today’s mission critical business systems. This massive volume of application code reinforces the importance, reliance and continued investment, in this most trusted of core business system technologies – COBOL. .

This new insight also demonstrates remarkable value for organizations, which requires ongoing investment as part of a larger modernization strategy. For IT leaders, supporting core business systems, this news creates a new opportunity – one aimed at bridging yesterday’s technology with today’s innovations. COBOL application modernization lies at the heart of digital transformation. Now is the time to modernize COBOL applications using the latest technologies and practices, supported by Micro Focus.

COBOL Research Results Revealed

Join Micro Focus and Vanson Bourne experts for a closer look at the latest survey highlights and data from the most recent COBOL research project. Explore global results and hear expert commentary supporting why the volume of COBOL continue to grow in support of toddy’s mission critical business applications.


COBOL Survey Results

Explore all the highlights from the latest Micro Focus COBOL research project directed by UK-based experts, Vanson Bourne. Understand why COBOL code continues to expand and grow, fueling IT transformation and new opportunity for application modernization.

Onward and Upward: How COBOL enables mainframe transformation

Change is constant, we adapt, and core systems continue to support us. DX is the change program to ensure your enterprise – complete with future-enabled COBOL applications – can compete and succeed. View relevant data from last year’s Big COBOL Survey to support smart DX as a strategic requirement for future success.

Onward and Upward: How COBOL enables mainframe transformation

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