Did You Know? The Application Modernization & Connectivity Newsletter

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Remember, this November, that modernization won’t wait for you. Change is inevitable and the winners in the race to modernization will claim the marketplace initiative. Micro Focus AMC customers are ready to succeed and this newsletter gets you up to speed. Let’s go!

Access all Areas: Your Mainframe in The Cloud

 Keep your core business systems within reach, even when they are in the cloud. When developers can access the mainframe from any platform, they are in touch with the IT investments supporting next-generation application deployment. 

It’s the cost-effective way to launch the new initiatives that improve the experience of customer, supply chain and employee alike. But how secure is this connection? Download the Osterman Research whitepaper and view the webinar. 

They explain the benefits of mainframe/host cloud access, which include increased security and flexibility, with reduced TCO.

Micro Focus @ AWS re:Invent

Is AWS re:Invent the industry’s largest cloud event? We think so. That is why we’re a Platinum Sponsor this year. It is where we take a deeper dive into taking core IT systems to the cloud while running your enterprise every day. Learn how to: 

  • Modernize mainframe systems
  • Upgrade monitoring and analytics
  • Strengthen cyber resilience
  • Accelerate application delivery 

Date: November 30—December 3, 2021

Location: Las Vegas or Virtual—you decide! 

Experience the Micro Focus approach to modernization for yourself—no matter where you are in your cloud journey. Register for AWS re: Invent today. We’ll see you there!

Business Systems: Modernized 

We recently updated Micro Focus Visual COBOL and Enterprise Suite 7.0. Informed by more than 40 years of experience in modernizing business-critical applications, these solutions help organizations implement their application modernization and digital transformation initiatives. 

Whether your future lies on the mainframe or distributed environments, read how Visual COBOL 7.0 and Enterprise Suite 7.0 can help drive your modernization journey. 

Read more here

In Tune: New Customer Success

 Music publishing specialists APRA AMCOS have joined the roster of our modernization and connectivity customer success stories. Read how Micro Focus Visual COBOL helped them tune up application performance to match the explosive growth in the digital streaming market. 

Read the story here.

What is…?

Core systems remain at the heart of delivering digital transformation. COBOL applications remain strategic to around 92% of IT leaders, while 70% view application modernization as their most viable transformation option. But what do these terms really mean? Read our “What is…” pages to learn more: 

That’s it for this month, but we’ll be back in December for the final Did You Know? of the year.


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