AMC Monthly Newsletter - May 2021

by in Application Modernization & Connectivity

New products, white papers, ebook – and an ACUCOBOL refresh

May is shaping up to be a big month with a short name! Two major AppMod solutions get big updates, analysts IDC and Gartner both present fresh industry narratives, we have a TechTips webinar for your diary, and there’s a new ACU. Let’s go!

Magnificent 7.0: New AppMod Product Versions

Add another dimension to your application modernization strategy. Visual COBOL 7.0 and Enterprise Suite 7.0 are ready to enable a continuous modernization strategy. Sign up for the product launch webinars to see what the new capabilities mean for your mainframe modernization and DX plans.

Visual COBOL 7.0 – The Next Chapter:

Wednesday, June 23 @ 8 a.m. PDT // 11 a.m. CDT

 Register today


Enterprise Suite 7.0 – Modernization Innovation:

Wednesday, June 30 @ 8 a.m. PDT // 11 a.m. CDT 

Register today

 Webinar: Mainframe Data & RPA

Join us for this new webinar on Wednesday, June 9 @ 11 a.m. EDT to see how to integrate host data into your RPA initiatives, and learn how Micro Focus optimally supports the developer’s integration project. So, read how to implement Robotic Process Automation with a mainframe, and register for the webinar.

Register now

What’s new in ACUCOBOL?

 ACUCOBOL has a fresh new face. The latest version of ACU, 10.4, has created a buzz. Find out why. Check out our webinar recording as ACU product directors demonstrate the latest capabilities of Extend 10.4 in supporting ACUCOBOL development, deployment, and modernization.  

  • View the release webinar recording here.
  • Read the release blog here.
  • Read the extend4 release notes here.

White paper: The Modern Mainframe

Where does RPA feature in delivering secure application access and overcoming host system hurdles? Because business-critical applications are often run on host systems, integrating them with modern platforms to ensure maximum yield with application delivery is imperative. 

In this White Paper, IDC discuss why traditional host platforms can play a pivotal role in business’ business transformation. Meanwhile, our webinar, Why the Mainframe needs Modernized Protection & Connection, picked up on some of these issues. View the recording here

Continuous Modernization ebook

Recent global events skewed the IT landscape. And while the drivers and context around digital transformation are more urgent, the principles remain relevant.

It makes business and operational sense to address the four key outcomes of Digital Transformation to realize three benefits, namely boosting revenue, driving engagement and faster delivery.

We analyzed the flagship Standish Chaos Report to create a “showreel” of the facts, evidence, and conclusions that will most interest our customers.

Download the Continuous Modernization eBook and Standish Endless Modernization Research.

Thanks for reading – see you next month!

The Micro Focus AMC Team


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