Micro Focus: Unlocking business value across the hybrid IT estate
For the enterprise, mainframe systems are the cornerstone of success, delivering mission-critical performance and reliability.
They host the core business applications, often COBOL-based, that support the organization and retain unique business rules and processes.
These organizations must balance an accelerated response to operational requirements, delivering new capabilities, and leveraging new technologies while controlling cost and managing risk.
Micro Focus enables this digital transformation through a comprehensive solution that maps across three key pillars of modernization – Application, Process and Infrastructure – to enhance the value of mainframe systems, improve agility and optimise the value of IT for mainframe virtualisation.
The Micro Focus solution delivers on a number of levels:
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AWS Mainframe CI/CD
It is a must-see for medium and enterprise organisations with a modernisation vision. This virtual event is targeted at anyone already or considering taking their mainframe applications or open COBOL applications on a transformation journey.
This video takes you through a maintenance change to a mainframe application through the eyes of a Mainframe Application Developer, Application Test Developer and DevOps Engineer. You will see the how, through the combination of the Micro Focus Enterprise Suite and AWS an Application change can be assessed, updated, unit tested and thoroughly regression tested with containerized test environments built and destroyed in minutes.
Bank’s digital transformation safeguards business continuity and achieves 80% boost in both performance and operational cost savings deploying Enterprise Server and Enterprise Developer.
“In the Micro Focus-powered environment, one batch process was reduced from 2 hours to just 12 minutes. Others that used to take over 100 minutes are now completed in only a minute. The efficiency of our systems improved by over 80 percent overall, while select processes improved by more than 90 percent.”
BGL BNP Paribas
Micro Focus Enterprise Analyzer was used to gain insight into decades-old system code and Enterprise Developer and Enterprise Server facilitated a move to a more cost-effective Linux distributed environment. The Results:
20% online performance improvement
Improved team collaboration
Significant cost savings realized—ROI within two years
Micro Focus® Enterprise solutions support digital transformation by delivering drastically reduced IT complexity with a flexible platform, achieving a 70% OPEX saving.
OPEX reduced by approximately 70%
30% faster batch processing
ROI in less than 2 years
Under pressure to rapidly deliver new services for customers while keeping overhead costs under control, Banca Popolare di Sondrio set out to unlock efficiencies in its application development and testing processes. The Results:
Boosts developer productivity by 20%
Accelerates test cycles by 20%
Cuts costs by 20% compared to extending the mainframe capacity
USA Federal Agency
The agency’s existing terminal emulation solution was old, nonsecure, and noncompliant with HSPD-12 security requirements. It needed a replacement solution flexible enough to meet its architectural needs and provide strong security. The Results:
Enabled HSPD-12 compliance for mainframe access
Improved usability with single sign-on to the mainframe
Leveraged existing infrastructure within a defined security framework
Why move to the cloud with Micro Focus?
“For those looking to leverage Cloud, and of course that’s a vast majority of the market, here’s the good news. Traditional mainframe applications, an organization’s lifeblood, need not be excluded from the conversation. A proven, trusted technology lies at the heart of that solution: Micro Focus technology, running in the Cloud. The reinvention of the mainframe application is underway."
Director of Product Marketing, Application Modernization and Connectivity, Micro Focus
Application Modernization and Connectivity
Accelerate delivery speed for core business systems by modernizing current technology, process and infrastructure
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Micro Focus and AWS-driven modernization is the transformation launchpad for new growth, innovation, and savings. The Results:
Increased flexibility and scalability through AWS deployment
Faster development and more modern skillset
Advanced data analytics with a single source of truth
$4 million annual operational cost savings
Innovation-enabled business models and new routes to market