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Category: Mainframe & Legacy

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Hosting IBM i and AIX Systems with Low-Latency Connectivity to AWS with Connectria

Customers with IBM i and AIX environments are keen to accelerate their modernization with AWS. By reducing complexity or cost, customers can benefit from a low latency, hybrid solution that enables new use cases derived from the connectivity between managed IBM i/AIX and AWS. Connectria is an AWS Migration Competency Partner and audited MSP that provides a fully managed hosting service for IBM i and AIX systems.

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How to Modernize a Replatformed Mainframe Development Lifecycle with AWS and NTT DATA

To increase business agility and keep pace with the rapid changes in the industry, the development lifecycle for mainframe applications should be accelerated. This post discusses how organizations who replatform their legacy mainframe applications to AWS using the NTT DATA UniKix product suite can implement a modern DevOps workflow with NTT DATA tools and select AWS services. The CI/CD pipeline explained in this post will help you speed up the development, testing, and release processes.

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How Venerable Accelerated Growth by Modernizing its Mainframes on AWS

Venerable needed to modernize a core business application for managing agent commissions, so they engaged AWS ISV Partner Heirloom Computing and AWS Premier Consulting Partner Cognizant. Learn how Venerable’s Agent Management System (AMS) application was replatformed into a cloud-native Java application running successfully on AWS, through a process known as automated refactoring using the Heirloom product suite.

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Fast-Tracking Agility for Mainframe Workloads

Organizations migrate and modernize mainframes to AWS for agility, cost reduction, and for mitigating mainframe risks. Learn about the key agility attributes needed by mainframe workloads, and explore the evolutionary approach to quickly and incrementally modernize from a mainframe monolith to agile AWS services. In this post, we focus on application and infrastructure agility to change functionality, configuration, or resources quickly and inexpensively.

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Deploying Software AG Adabas and Natural Workloads on AWS

Many organizations have core business and critical workloads running on Adabas and Natural in a mainframe environment. Customers are looking for ways to reduce cost, increase agility, and improve IT workforce productivity. For this purpose, Software AG provides products and services to deploy applications to AWS. Learn how Adabas and Natural applications can be deployed and modernized on AWS, and run in a resilient and scalable way to deliver high service quality and business value.

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Introducing the New AWS Mainframe Migration Competency Featuring Validated AWS Partners

Recognizing the complexity of a mainframe migration, AWS customers seek proven methodologies, tools, and best practices to empower successful migrations. The AWS Partner Network (APN) plays a critical role in these efforts by providing validated technology products and services for customers’ mainframe migrations. We are excited to announce the launch of the AWS Mainframe Migration category within the AWS Migration Competency.

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Deploying IBM Mainframe z/OS on AWS with IBM ZD&T

With an increased pace of innovation and demand for faster development and testing cycles, customers with mainframes want to adopt DevOps practices for their z/OS environments. To facilitate these practices, IBM offers the IBM Z Development and Test (ZD&T), a hardware emulation solution that allows regular z/OS software to run on the x86 platform by emulating the IBM Z instruction set, IO, and other devices. Learn how to create your own IBM ZD&T and z/OS environment on AWS.

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Transitioning Mainframe Workloads into Agile Services with AWS and Micro Focus

Increasing the agility of mainframe workloads is critical for organizations processing core-business processes and data on mainframes. Together, AWS and Micro Focus can help you accelerate the transition to agile services with a tool-based evolutionary approach, avoiding the expensive, risky, and slow rip-and-replace approach. Learn about the overall approach to agility and detail the transitions and Micro Focus tools for transforming mainframe workloads into agile services on AWS.

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Mainframe Data Migration to AWS with Infosys

Mainframe applications have been running the most mission-critical workloads in many large enterprises for decades. It’s common for them to store, compute, and transfer terabytes of data in day-to-day processing. Modernization projects can fail or become subtly complex in execution for a variety of reasons. Learn how tools and accelerators from Infosys are helping data migration from mainframe systems overcome many technical challenges.

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Coming Soon: The AWS Mainframe Migration Competency

Recognizing the complexity of a mainframe migration, AWS customers seek proven methodologies, tools, and best practices to empower successful migrations. The APN plays a critical role in these efforts by providing proven technology products and services for customers’ mainframe migrations. We are excited to pre-announce the launch of the AWS Mainframe Migration category within the AWS Migration Competency. This validation gives customers confidence in choosing right right AWS Partners to team up with.

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