As part of our strategy to optimize storage network
productivity and application performance, we have partnered with Sun
Microsystems to deliver mainframe rehosting solutions and legacy
application modernization services. With no real competitors left in
the mainframe business, current mainframe users are locked into
proprietary computing environments where annual hardware and software
costs significantly exceed those of open systems data centers.
Migrating mainframe applications to SPARC®-based
Sun FireTM servers has reduced annual hardware and software
costs by as much as 75 percent. Return on investment is often less than
12 months while customers benefit from greater flexibility, scalability
and often performance.
Cambex and its partners possess the experience,
software tools and expertise to migrate business-critical applications
from mainframes onto the Sun Fire server line. With our rehosting
model, application user interfaces are unchanged allowing customers to
use their software without requiring any additional training.
The software used in our mainframe rehosting
practice allows the customer to keep the value of proven CICS and batch
applications, while dramatically reducing the costs associated with
Sun Mainframe Transaction Processing Software provides
a CICS compatible environment on Sun servers allowing existing CICS
applications to run largely unchanged.
Sun Mainframe Batch Manager
Software offers mainframe-like batch facilities with
outstanding scalability and automatic JCL translation. The software
provides the administration, execution and management of the batch
workload, along with facilities that allow the integration of
third-party system management software components.
In many instances mainframe rehosting to Sun
servers does not require modification of existing applications. In
other cases, application modification may be necessary or desired.
Cambex's Legacy Application Modernization practice uses automated tools including converters, parsers and
analyzers to reduce the risk, time and cost associated with legacy
modernization. Mainframe applications that we can migrate to modern
J2EE architectures include:
In addition to providing the mainframe rehosting
and legacy modernization services, we provide the Sun servers, storage,
and SAN optimization services that will enable optimal performance,
reliability, and productivity of your applications.