GFT, a digital transformation pioneer, and CloudFrame, a supplier of pathways to digital transformation for big organisations who’re working mission-critical functions on COBOL, have partnered to assist COBOL customers make the transition to extra environment friendly platforms that allow customers to cut back their general mainframe prices.
CloudFrame’s proprietary know-how converts COBOL code into extra environment friendly and future-proof Java. On common, the price of a mainframe course of is diminished by 50% after this conversion. GFT brings its experience in CloudFrame implementation and mainframe modernisation to the partnership.
In 2023, COBOL, a programming language debuted within the Fifties, continues to be ubiquitous in monetary establishments, airways, retail corporations – the checklist goes on. It’s more and more changing into an issue for customers, attributable to excessive prices of mainframe use and a scarcity of specialists wanted for improvement and upkeep.
Venkat Pillay, founder and CEO of CloudFrame, stated: “Partnering with GFT will assist our prospects obtain software modernisation of their COBOL programs.
“The mixture of CloudFrame’s Relocate and Renovate COBOL modernisation merchandise, together with GFT’s expert and complete companies, will allow prospects to rework COBOL into maintainable Java.”
Marika Lulay, CEO of GFT, stated: “Even specialists are sometimes stunned by how extensively COBOL continues to be getting used.
“Migrating legacy functions to a brand new platform could be a daunting problem, however it’s changing into prohibitively costly and dangerous to maintain supporting COBOL. With CloudFrame’s conversion options and our implementation and mainframe experience, we take the chance out of a course of many IT managers dread.”
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