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Accelerate Your Mainframe-to-Cloud Journey with the AWS Mainframe Modernization Service and AWS Partners

We are excited to launch the AWS Mainframe Modernization service, a unique platform for mainframe migration and modernization allowing customers and partners to plan, migrate, modernize, and run their on-premises mainframe workloads to a managed development and execution environment on AWS. The service enables two proven and popular patterns—replatforming and automated refactoring—and has the goal of mitigating the risks and accelerating mainframe-to-cloud projects.

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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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Say Hello to 99 New AWS Competency, Service Delivery, Service Ready, and MSP Partners Added in March

We are excited to highlight 99 AWS Partners that received new designations in March for our global AWS Competency, AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP), AWS Service Delivery, and AWS Service Ready programs. These designations span workload, solution, and industry, and help AWS customers identify top AWS Partners that can deliver on core business objectives. AWS Partners are focused on your success, helping customers take full advantage of the business benefits AWS has to offer.

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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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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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Accelerating Agility with 12 Attributes for Mainframe Workloads

Mainframes typically host core business processes and data. To stay competitive, customers have to quickly transform their mainframe workloads for agility while preserving resiliency and reducing costs. There is a challenge in defining the agility attributes and prioritizing the corresponding transformations for maximum business value in the least amount of time. In this post, dive deep in the practical agility attributes needed by mainframe workloads, and how to accelerate the transformation towards such agility with AWS.

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Automated Refactoring from Mainframe to Serverless Functions and Containers with Blu Age

Mainframe workloads are often tightly-coupled legacy monoliths with millions of lines of code, and customers want to modernize them for business agility. Manually rewriting a legacy application for a cloud-native architecture requires lots of re-engineering. See how Blu Age transformed a typical mainframe CICS application to AWS containers and AWS Lambda functions. You’ll also learn how to increase mainframe workload agility with refactoring to serverless and containers.

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How to Migrate Mainframe Batch to Cloud Microservices with Blu Age and AWS

While modernizing customer mainframes, the team at Blu Age discovered that Batch can be a complex aspect of a mainframe migration to AWS. It’s critical to design your AWS architecture to account for the key Batch stringent performance requirements such as intensive I/Os, large datasets, and short durations. Let’s explore how to migrate mainframe Batch to AWS microservices using Blu Age automated transformation technology.

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Blu Genius for Mainframe to AWS Cloud-Native Transformation

Many organizations face mainframe challenges—decades-old mainframe-centric application portfolio is expensive, monolithic, rigid, and slow to evolve. Blu Genius is a legacy-COBOL-to-Cloud portal powered by Blu Age Velocity. It automates the transformation from mainframe legacy languages, databases, and file-systems to agile service-oriented applications on AWS. You can try Blu Genius live and for free with preloaded code and data samples by registering at blugenius.com.

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