The extend® portfolio enables developers to build and deploy ACUCOBOL® applications across desktop, web and mobile platforms using AcuBench®, the COBOL Virtual Machine and a full suite of application modernization solutions.
For ISVs or corporations, the latest version of extend offers even greater platform support, new performance optimizations, Unicode internationalization support and a new capability for instant UI transformation for web and mobile access—AcuToWeb.
Whether you're maintaining mission critical applications or moving into new markets, the latest version of extend offers new solutions to keep you up-to-date and ready for innovation.
- Deliver ACUCOBOL application access to any web browser or mobile device
- Instantly transform ACUCOBOL-GT® and character applications-without code change
- Improve developer productivity using efficient and highly integrated tools
- Easily deploy ACUCOBOL applications to any platform: Build once, run everywhere
- Enter new markets faster with Unicode internationalization support
An integrated, efficient toolset
Quickly develop and modernize ACUCOBOL applications with ease using AcuBench, ACUCOBOL-GT or AcuToWeb solutions. Seamlessly work with data using ACUSQL, ACU4GL and ACUXDBC solutions. Powerful tools designed for rapid application delivery.
A better user experience
Instantly transform your ACUCOBOL-GT and character applications for web or mobile access. Take your ACU apps into the future with AcuToWeb and deliver a better end user experience—without code change.
A portable deployment architecture
Target new platforms with ease using the COBOL Virtual Machine and deployment environment. Deploy ACU applications to Windows, UNIX and Linux platforms.
Move to new markets
Launch new global offerings, faster with Unicode internationalization support. Target new customers and new markets with speed and confidence.
Xcentrisity Business Information Server for extend
Xcentrisity® is a web server environment that enables ACUCOBOL-GT applications to be accessed as web services.
Developers can use existing COBOL applications to build a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), which enables their applications to be accessed by web service clients.
Chyun Huei Health Tech Inc.
ACUCOBOL-GT helps consolidate Taiwan’s Health Department applications and deliver greater IT efficiencyRead More ›
ACUCOBOL-GT delivers modern, future proof business application for continued successRead More ›
C.A. Curtze & SalesPro Technologies, Inc.
Leading food distributor delivers mobile and web solutions, through core business innovation–achieves ROI in three monthsRead More ›
extend has delivered numerous functional improvements for us—especially in the areas of application debugging, compilation, bug tracking and update options. We are delighted with the new ACUCOBOL-GT development capabilities within Micro Focus extend."Oliver Westfehling Chief Executive Rainer Obermeit Planning and Data Technology Read the customer story