How Mobile Needs can Leverage Legacy Mainframe Systems


In today’s multi-platform, multi-OS and multi-data format corporate computing environments, there is a high demand to make the mainframe systems work with web, mobile devices and, potentially, any device that can be connected to the internet (IoT), in effect, extending the mainframe system to the “modern world.”

For many companies this can be a real challenge from a technical perspective: lack of skilled personnel and a sensible aversion to risk. Often, the biggest challenge is that much of their intellectual property (IP)—how to interact with users, and then balance, reconcile and report—is wrapped up in that mainframe code.