Mainframe Migration. Macrosoft – Leaders in Mainframe Migration [ Lift & Shift *] “Lift & Shift” is a trademark of Microfocus. Macrosoft Inc. Founded in 1993 by a team of AT&T executives, Macrosoft is a Global System Integration and IT Services firm
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Macrosoft – Leaders in Mainframe Migration [ Lift & Shift *]
“Lift & Shift” is a trademark of Microfocus
We deliver on all commitments and provide quality service
Parsippany, New Jersey
353 Bel Marin Keys Blvd
Techno Park Campus
Canton University Campus
Open Source DevelopmentGlobal Locations
Large enough to meet client requirements, yet small enough
to always receive senior management focus and attention
Example: Print Industry applications, ERP Systems
Windows has a large number of vendors and supporting products to choose from, whereas in Mainframe the list is limited
Macrosoft can support in all phases beginning from assessment (Diagnostic - roadmap definition) and solution definition. We have proven tools & methodologies for all these phases.
Eg: Convert COBOL's to JAVA on mainframe UNIX
Limitations of flexibility & supportability remains
Eg: ERP systems
Workflow dictated by the package's functionality
Much business intelligence is lost
Not recommended due to the time, cost & risk involved
75% of such projects fails
We have the know-how and tools for direct transformation of COBOL's
The target executables are .NET applications, DLLs and EXEs (with XML support)
We have standard tools for direct conversion of JCLs to Shell Scripts
Our tools understand both formats, and transparently convert
We have standardized migration strategy, processes and tools for database schema and data migration to various RDBMs such as SQL Server, Oracle, DB2 UDB, etc. Automated tools for data extraction, cleanup and format conversion helps to save much time. The migration workbench helps in validating the migration process, including access privileges and performance optimization.
[ Provides run-time environment for CICS COBOL applications ]
Example: Quikjob, FileAid, IEBGENER, IDCAMS, etc.
Example: SyncSort, Transformer, Anchor, Dialogue, EZ-Letter, etc.
We have partnership with many of the third party tool vendors, who provided know-how on directly transforming to Windows version of their mainframe tools
[ Reference Our Vestcom Migration Project ]
This is the secret of Macrosoft’s Successful Migration Strategy
Partner – Mainframe Transformation Consortium
Partner – Mainframe Migration Alliance [ MMA ]
Partner – Microsoft
A set of in-house RAD tools which can be used along with industry standard tools such as Revolve
Reverse EngineeringROI Calculation Risk Analysis
Impact Analysis Gap Analysis
System Environment Analysis ( Parmlib, RACF, ACF2, JES2, DB2 Metadata)
Off-Shore + Near-Shore + On-Site
= Lowest Cost Solution
Handed over to Vestcom March 31, 2005
JCLs : 260+ JCL Procs: 1400+
COBOL's: 500+ SyncSorts: 520+
Quikjobs: 175+ Fileaids: 560+
Transformer: 220+ Anchor: 220+
Dialogues: 220+ EZ-Letter, etc.: 1 per application
"We’re delighted with the move and have seen significant reduction in our IT expenses – we estimate the ROI to be over $500,000 per annum."
Successful production run with 75% IT Cost Reduction
True One-To-One conversion retaining all features
This is participative development. Transparent with no hidden costs.
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