Classic COBOL Development Tools for the Micro Focus COBOL Developer

Traditional COBOL development and deployment tools.


Net Express™ (for Windows) and Server Express™ (for Linux and UNIX) have been the trusted and proven choices for distributed COBOL application development for nearly 20 years. These classic tools enable COBOL developers to build and maintain enterprise applications.

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Net Express

An application development solution that allows development teams to build, test and deploy efficient and high quality COBOL solutions using a comprehensive programming toolset.

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Server Express

A COBOL application development solution targeting Unix and Linux environments.

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Customer Success Stories

U.S. Small Business Administration

Micro Focus provides full application transparency and enables substantial cost savings.

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Western Australia Dept. of Industry and Resources

Western Australia Department of Industry and Resources (DoIR) uses Micro Focus to mine for savings.

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Marin County

Marin County upgrades tax system, improving IT flexibility while reducing costs.

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Micro Focus is an established player and has conducted many successful modernization projects. We couldn’t afford to lose nearly 40 years of business intelligence and really wanted to reuse as much of the COBOL code as we could. We feel we have future-proofed SBA’s core business systems with the full support of Micro Focus."

Ken M’Bale Chief Technology Officer Select Computing Read the customer story