AWS Mainframe Modernization

Modernize, migrate, run, test, and operate mainframe applications
Introducing AWS Mainframe Modernization (1:27)
What is AWS Mainframe Modernization?
AWS Mainframe Modernization service is a unique platform that allows you to migrate and modernize your on-premises mainframe applications to a cloud native fully-managed runtime environment on AWS.

Benefits of AWS Mainframe Modernization

Migrate and modernize your applications to remove the hardware and staffing costs of traditional mainframes.
Break up and manage your complete migration with infrastructure, software, and tools to refactor and transform legacy applications.
Accelerate modernization and regression testing at scale, with a cloud-native service

How it works

AWS Mainframe Modernization is a set of managed tools providing infrastructure and software for modernizing, migrating, testing, and running mainframe applications.
AWS Mainframe Modernization how it works

Use cases

Automated refactor

Automate transforming legacy language applications into agile Java-based services with AWS Blu Age using newer web frameworks and cloud DevOps best practices.


Migrate COBOL and PL/I applications with the integrated Micro Focus and NTT DATA toolchains to preserve the programming language while modernizing infrastructure and processes for agility with cloud DevOps native operations.

Data replication and File Transfer

Augment mainframe functions and unleash innovation by leveraging mainframe-based data using near real-time data replication with Precisely and file transfer with BMC.

Application Testing

Automate the functional equivalence validation of modernized mainframe applications with a scalable cloud-native service, accelerating modernization testing timelines and reducing costs.

Analyst recognition


AWS is a leader in ISG Provider Lens Mainframe Application Modernization Software U.S. quadrant 2024 report

ISG (Information Services Group), a leading global technology research and advisory firm, has recognized Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a leader in the Provider Lens Mainframe Application Modernization Software quadrant 2024 report. The reports compare strengths, challenges, and competitive differentiators of providers and software vendors based on ISG’s research criteria.

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ISG Provider Lens Mainframe Application Modernization Software 2024 Report

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