Results for Mainframe

GT Software Offers Usage Pricing for Mainframe SOA

GT Software is offering usage-based pricing for its Ivory Service Architect mainframe integration and SOA service enablement projects, allowing customers to pay for only what they put into production and actually use.

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IDN Sets 'Mainframe Modernization and SOA' for Oct 15

Integration Developer News (IDN) announced today at the SHARE 2009 conference, that the next edition of its online event series Mainframe Modernization and SOA will be held October 15. IDN Projects 1,000+ registrations for the online conference.

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CA Brings Eclipse-Based GUI To Mainframe QA, Testing

CA continues delivering tools and technologies to streamline mainframe SOA and legacy modernization projects under its Mainframe 2.0 initiative. This month, CA released mainframe tools with an innovative Eclipse-based GUI to allow non-mainframe devs and architects to support mainframe appdev, quality, testing and management.

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DataDirect Brings Mainframe SOA to Large U.S. Utility

American Electric Power, one of the largest electric utilities in the U.S., is using DataDirect Shadow and SOA to modernize its mainframe-based customer information system. Shadow's ability to leverage IBM's zIIP engine for SOA is bringing new levels of operational efficiency to AEP's project.

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Frost Bank Standardizes on Ivory for Mainframe SOA

Frost Bank, which manages $15 billion in assets, is standardizing on GT Software's Ivory Service Architect for a wide range of mainframe integration and modernization projects. Bank IT execs cite Ivory's easy approach to updating and integrating a wide array of core mainframe apps and data.

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Reflection 2008 Adds Desktop Virtualization, Security

Attachmate is looking define the next-generation terminal emulation platform with Reflection 2008, an upgrade which blends desktop virtualization and support for any-to-any integration projects (such as SOA), with strong support for policy enforcement, security and SLAs.

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CA Updates Network, Systems Management for Mainframe SOA

CA aims to help IT managers and architects implement mainframe-to-SOA projects with upgrades to its hallmark network and systems management offerings. Updates will boost visibility, performance, availability and compliance with SLAs for business-critical applications, a top CA exec tells IDN.

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Alchemy Solutions Shows Moving COBOL to .NET Isn’t Magic

A suite of legacy modernization technologies focused on migration to Microsoft .NET Framework technologies and first developed by Fujitsu Computer Systems Corp. are now available through a new company called Alchemy Solutions Inc.

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CA Uses SOA To Ease Mainframe Operation, Maintenance

CA has launched Mainframe 2.0, an initiative to make it easier to govern, manage, maintain and secure IBM's z/OS platform. Notably, CA execs say Mainframe 2.0 will use many principals and technologies from SOA-based architectures.

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Attachmate Tunes Verastream for Mainframe-SOA Projects

Longtime mainframe integration firm Attachmate Corp. this week released an update to its Verastream Host Integrator to greatly simplify the complexity of legacy-to-SOA integration, as well as lower the time, cost and risk of such projects.

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DataDirect Boosts Mainframe Integration with SOA

DataDirect Technologies, a data connectivity and mainframe integration unit of Progress Software, is using SOA technologies to boost performance for its mainframe integration suite, DataDirect Shadow 7.0. Early benchmarks are in, and results are eye-popping.

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Software AG's Real-Time Data Interop with Mainframes, Open SQL

Software AG continues its focus on real-time interop with mainframes and Open Systems with the release of two new data-focused products designed to ensure data integrity, data interop, lower operating costs, and improved dev productivity and efficiency.

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Videos

SOLA Mainframe SOA



In SOLA – Mainframe SOA, Jim Crew discusses how leading financial firms are deploying safe and effective strategies for making mainframe assets available and reusable by a variety of SOA and web-based applications. Notably, Jim brings an end-user perspective, thanks to his role as a former executive at Merrill Lynch.  Details of SOLA tooling and architecture are featured.

  • Jim Crew: Vice President, SOLA 

 

Mainframe Modernization wtih IBM's Scott Searle



As 2010 gets underway, a large number of Chief Information Officers say they see ways to leverage and share valuable mainframe assets will be a top priority. 

Our Mainframe Modernization ‘Expert Voice’ for this edition, IBM’s Scott Searle, shares results of a revealing CIO study IBM conducted in 2009, details how the CIO findings are driving a powerful approach to mainframe modernization at Rational, which blends the best of COBOL, Java, .NET, SOA and Governance. 

IBM: Scott Searle, Program Director,
Rational Enterprise Modernization Products

Solving Business Driven Modernization Recipe for Rapid Legacy Modernization



Learn a 4-step recipe that helps CIOs and CEOs deliver business-driven mainframe modernization that strikes a right balance between cost, deliverables and ROI. 

  • Ronald Nunan - Senior Product Manager

Improving Operational Responsiveness With Mainframe SOA Enablement



 Jeff shares how customers are apply SOA techniques to overcome shortcomings of many traditional mainframe integration techniques.  The results: Leveraging DB2, IMS and other mainframe data for near real-time projects that deliver dramatically more business value.   

  • Jeff Overton - Progress DataDirect Shadow Product Management

Mainframe Modernization & SOA - Tactical Services...Strategic Goals



 

This session reviews several mainframe modernization scenarios, from transaction, integration,  Web 2.0 portals and even mainframe in the cloud. Automated technologies, Best Practices and simple deployment profiles are featured. 

 

 

  • Dan Speer - Director of Business Development

 

Enterprise Modernization on System z



A results-driven look at how IBM Rational tools and collaboration products are providing CIOs a  modern “bridge” to a new generation of mainframe development, empowering mainframe, mid-tier, Java, .NET and other developers to create and update legacy assets via service creation, deliver and management.

  • Raj Suryavanshi – Product Manager, WebSphere for z/OS
  • Christian Reilly – Strategy and Marketing, Enterprise Modernization for System z

Accelerating Products and Services Innovation on System z



A results-driven look at how IBM Rational tools and collaboration products are providing CIOs a  modern “bridge” to a new generation of mainframe development, empowering mainframe, mid-tier, Java, .NET and other developers to create and update legacy assets via service creation, deliver and management.

 

  • Scott Searle - Program Director, Enterprise Modernization Products

 

Proven and Practical Mainframe SOA Modernization



This session describes which types of mainframe modernization projects that can put best put SOA to good use, and yield the quickest and most powerful ROI.  Session also explores automated features of Seagulls LegaSuite technology. 

 

  • Greg Mummah - Product Manager

 

5 Factors for Effective Mainframe Integration



This session breaks down the mainframe integration problems into its basic parts, to help CIOs build up a simplified, successful strategy. Featured are 5 steps to mainframe modernization success, with a priority on and reducing costs while delivering better results.

  • Rob Morris - Chief Strategy Officer

Case Study Keynote



 

This powerful Case Study Roundtable features the ‘Top 7’ Mainframe SOA providers of technology, tools and services. Learn how their F1000 and government customers benefit from:  

 

  • Improved Efficiencies – Strong ROI from IT investments, and focus on business needs. 
  • Responsive Business – Faster turn-around from IT and business for meeting new business opportunities. 
  • Giving More Power, Attention to Customers, Partners, Shareholders  – Leverage valuable mainframe assets for powerful new applications for B2B, B2C, and real-time internal integration for BPM, dashboards and real-time IT.