IBM Mainframe Solutions

At Fresche Legacy, we provide proven, comprehensive approaches and strategies to better manage and modernize mainframe applications. We believe in automation, low-risk and in delivering solutions that will dramatically reduce your IT costs.

We can help you accomplish all of the following:

  • Reduce IT operating costs.
  • Free up resources (staff & budget) to reduce cost or fund new, innovative IT projects.
  • Simplify your IT integration requirements by shifting to truly open architecture.
  • Eliminate concern over legacy obsolescence and its associated vulnerabilities.

Regardless of your present IT environment, we have the mainframe technology solutions and professional services you need to make your modernization project a success.

In order to address the specific technology requirements of mainframe modernization, Fresche offers industry-leading technology backed by proven services and support. Our technical teams develop and test leading modernization solutions with the goal of offering the best possible solutions to our customers.

Our portfolio encompasses a comprehensive offering that includes the following:

Strategy and Discovery Services

  • Strategic planning 
  • Application analysis
  • Roadmaps
  • Compliance audit
  • Application Inventory
  • Modernization plan

Modernization Solutions

  • Application modernization solutions
  • Cloud enablement
  • Mobility
  • SOA

Application Support Services

  • Staff augmentation/ resourcing
  • Application management and transformation of COBOL, CICS, IMS, IBM COBOL, PL/1, Natural, etc.
  • Application enhancements
  • Business process optimitization

For mainframe modernization we have several solutions targeted at specific mainframe technologies. Below are a list of current state technologies and the End-state Options.

Component
Start-State
End-State Options
OS
Z series, VMS, OS390
Z series, UNIX, Linux, Suse Linux on Z series, Windows
Languages
COBOL, Fortran
CICS, IMS/DC  transaction processors
COBOL-IT, Micro Focus, C#, .NET, Java
IBM JCL Batch processing
 
Natural
Assembler
Pascal
COBOL-IT, Micro Focus, C#, .NET, Java
 
C
PL/1
RPG
CAE
CA Easytrieve
Powerbuilder
COBOL-IT, Micro Focus, C#, .NET, Java
UI
IMS, DL1, Adabas
Windows or Java rich client GUI
Windows (ASP) or Java web client
DB
SQL Server on Windows
Oracle, MySQL, DB2 on UNIX, Linux, Windows

 

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