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The time to modernize is now Micro FocusTm Visual COBOL 8.0

The latest release of our leading COBOL development and modernization solution, Micro FocusTm Visual COBOL v8.0, is now available! Existing Micro FocusTm Visual COBOL customers can upgrade for FREE with an active Micro Focus Support Contract.

Keep your core business applications secure and ensure you have access to the latest patches and fixes. Start your upgrade to Micro FocusTm Visual COBOL 8.0 today!

Here's a glimpse into the latest features:

  • Product lifecycle—Four years of Committed Support, providing access to new patches and fixes.
  • New platforms—Support for Ubuntu and Windows subsystem for Linux.
  • New development tools—Support for the latest IDEs, plus NEW support for Visual Studio code.
  • Application understanding and security—Integrated tools for static code analysis and visualization, application security, and rapid code change.
  • Containerization and orchestration—Support for Docker containers and Kubernetes for agile development and continuous delivery.
  • Cloud—Support for COBOL applications within the public cloud marketplace, including AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud. 

Get the most from Micro FocusTm Visual COBOL and your applications. Visit our resource page for everything you need to plan your upgrade today. 


Master your upgrade with the right Support
Maybe you’re handling the upgrade on your own but want a little help. Contact our Customer Support team by chat, phone, or service requests. You can also access the Micro FocusTm Visual COBOL documentation, support forums, patch downloads, and more.

If you are on an older release and can’t upgrade now, consider Extended Support Plus to extend the Committed Support period. Contact your Account Manager for more details.

Need some reinforcements? Our Micro Focus Premium Support plan enhances your Micro Focus Business Support with ongoing problem resolution, technical guidance, and strategic support—all from a team of named and dedicated software experts and account managers.

Or if you just need some short-term support, Micro Focus Flexible Credits give you access to upgrade resources, on-site troubleshooting, assessments, and even e-learning.

Contact our Support Representatives to find out how we can support you. 

Professional Services

Leave the upgrades to Professional Services
We know you want the latest product innovations but might not want to spend time on upgrades. A software upgrade is not only an opportunity to benefit from the latest product innovation, but it´s also a chance to evaluate your long-term strategy for operating the solution either on-premises or cloud.

Our Micro FocusTm Visual COBOL experts apply proven Micro Focus migration methodology, accelerators, and best practices for seamless upgrades.

The Professional Services Micro FocusTm Visual COBOL upgrade program covers the following offerings:

Let us help you with your Micro FocusTm Visual COBOL upgrade. Contact us for a personalized discussion about your environment.