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Navigating the Future: Your Voice in Mainframe Modernization

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In the ever-evolving landscape of enterprise applications, your experiences are the compass guiding us toward innovation and improvement. At OpenText, we understand the importance of staying attuned to the challenges and successes our community faces in building, deploying, accessing and modernizing mainframe and COBOL applications. That's why we've partnered with global research and analysis experts, Vanson Bourne, to bring you a unique opportunity to shape the narrative of mainframe modernization. 

Your Opinions Matter 

As a valued member of our community—whether you're a customer, prospect, or partner—your opinions are valuable. If you are working with mainframe, host access, or COBOL applications today as a programmer, IT analyst, desktop/endpoint manager, project manager, IT architect, consultant, application owner, or in a similar capacity, now is the time to make your voice heard.  

We have collaborated with Vanson Bourne to conduct a comprehensive survey specifically focusing on COBOL applications, mainframe modernization, and host access. This survey is not just about gathering data; it's about understanding your unique experiences and perspectives in navigating the complexities of mainframe technology. 

Your experiences and insights are the cornerstone of this survey. As technology continues to evolve, so do the challenges and opportunities in the realm of mainframe modernization, COBOL applications and host access. By sharing your experiences, you contribute to a collective pool of knowledge that can benefit professionals and organizations across the industry. Whether you've navigated the complexities of deploying robust applications or spearheaded successful modernization initiatives, your perspective is invaluable. 

How to Participate 

Participating in the Vanson Bourne Mainframe Modernization Survey is a simple yet impactful way to make your voice heard. Your candid responses will not only help us understand the current state of mainframe technology but will also empower us to develop solutions that address the real-world needs of our community.  

We estimate that the survey will take approximately fifteen minutes to complete. Your participation is entirely voluntary, and you have the right to withdraw your consent at any point during the survey. 

To take the survey, click here. 

What's In It for You? 

As a token of our appreciation for your time and insights, participants will have exclusive access to a summary of the survey findings. Additionally, you'll be among the first to receive insights and recommendations derived from the collective experiences of industry professionals. 


In the ever-evolving landscape of the mainframe, your experiences matter more than ever. By participating in the Vanson Bourne Mainframe Modernization Survey, you contribute to a wealth of knowledge that has the potential to shape the future of our industry. Your voice is crucial, and we are grateful for your participation in this endeavor. Together, let's navigate the future of mainframe modernization. 

Take the survey today!