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COBOL Development and Deployment Tools for RM/COBOL Applications

An efficient, integrated toolset for RM/COBOL application development.

Proven performance

Proven performance

RM/COBOL delivers a stable, high performance COBOL deployment platform for distributed COBOL applications.

Re-use COBOL business rules

Re-use COBOL business rules

With RM/COBOL, developers can reuse existing COBOL application logic and data to support new business requirements.

Productive development tools

Productive development tools

RM/COBOL provides a comprehensive set of development tools enabling programmers to maintain and modernize RM/COBOL applications.

Continue to use RM/COBOL

Continue to use RM/COBOL

RM/COBOL v12 continues to be supported and the scheduled program of maintenance releases will ensure that RM/COBOL applications continue to work flawlessly.

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  • Move toward modern COBOL

    Move toward modern COBOL

    For organizations that want to modernize applications written in RM/COBOL, Visual COBOL is the most productive COBOL environment in the industry. It’s also easy to learn. The portability of COBOL, together with its built-in high levels of compatibility, means that RM/COBOL applications can take full advantage of the latest tools, the most modern UI technologies, and the latest platforms.

    Move toward modern COBOL
  • Update your UI

    Update your UI

    Windows Object Workshop (WOW) Extensions is an easy-to-use, integrated development environment that supports screen design, coding, compiling, and testing in a modern visual environment, making COBOL coding easier than ever. They provide seamless integration between COBOL and Windows, giving COBOL applications full access to Windows capabilities. By using the Windows API, WOW Extensions let you add special features to user interfaces.

    Update your UI
  • WOW UI technology

    WOW UI technology

    For RM/COBOL users using WOW UI technology, Micro Focus has teamed up with the creators of the WOW Technology, England Technical Services, to provide a conversion service to convert RM/COBOL applications that use WOW into elegant, maintainable COBOL using the latest .NET UI technology WPF, giving all the benefits of a modern UI with minimal effort.

    WOW UI technology
  • Xcentrisity BIS

    Xcentrisity BIS

    Xcentrisity BIS helps IT organizations distribute their applications across platforms, operating systems, and the Internet with minimum programming and maintenance. It gives application developers the ability to build Services-Oriented Architecture (SOA) applications that incorporate legacy business data and logic, freely mixed with the latest Web languages and tools.

    Xcentrisity BIS
  • Easily build COBOL web applications

    Easily build COBOL web applications

    Using XML as the foundation of connectivity with industry-standard Web servers such as Microsoft IIS and Apache, BIS offers application developers a unique opportunity to build state-of-the-art browser-based Web Applications and SOAP-based Web services comprising COBOL programs and COBOL data files and databases.

    Easily build COBOL web applications

RM/COBOL Products


  • InstantSQL provides easy access to databases using Structured Query Language (SQL) from RM/COBOL.
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  • Provides RM/COBOL data file access from ODBC enabled tools such as Microsoft Excel. Relativity extends the value of your applications by using off-the-shelf reporting tools to perform custom analysis and reporting.
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RM/Info Express

  • Optimizes shared access to remote RM/COBOL data files across your network.

WOW Extensions

  • A graphical user interface technology for modernizing RM/COBOL applications. Includes support for SOA and web services.

Xcentrisity Business Information Server for RM/COBOL

  • Developers can use existing COBOL applications to build a Services-Oriented Architecture (SOA) that enables their applications to be accessed by Web service clients.

Build an application strategy and roadmap aligned to your business

Case Studies


RM/COBOL products provide secure, real-time data access, meeting unique reporting requirements.


RM/COBOL products provide real time data access at a fraction of the time and cost of a rewrite alternative.


RM/COBOL products enable real-time data analytics to support a highly customized marketing effort for AMI clients.

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