09/14/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/14/2021 07:52
Santa Clara, Calif. - September 14, 2021 Micro Focus (LSE: MCRO; NYSE: MFGP) today announced the general availability of Visual COBOL 7.0 and Enterprise Suite 7.0, providing flexible application, process and infrastructure modernization solutions for COBOL and mainframe systems. As organizations seek to deliver on IT strategies through modernization and digital transformation initiatives, Micro Focus Visual COBOL and Enterprise Suite 7.0 represent a decade of sustained investment that builds on the company's more than 40 years of experience in modernizing business-critical applications running on the mainframe or distributed environments.
'This latest release reinforces our commitment to our customers by delivering proven, robust solutions that protect their investments and enables them to meet the changing business expectations while taking advantage of new environments and infrastructures,' said Neil Fowler, General Manager of Application Modernization and Connectivity at Micro Focus. 'Through the integration of application security with Micro Focus Fortify, the expansion of deployment options and the addition of new development tools for delivering contemporary mainframe-based systems, these Micro Focus solutions give developers new ways to work with long-standing enterprise applications while delivering on a modernization strategy.'
As the market leader in the COBOL and PL/I application modernization space, Micro Focus' customer success and continued evolution in Visual COBOL and Enterprise Suite 7.0 are centered on the following:
'When we rolled out the re-platformed application with Micro Focus Visual COBOL, we actually saw an overall performance boost of more than 20 percent,' said Chuck Wainscott, Director of Architecture, FIS asset management group. 'Not only are our processes running faster, but we can scale out and run more concurrent processes.'
Recent research shows that application modernization must be continuous and evolving in order to meet the changing needs of today's business climate. Digital transformation demands a flexible and adaptive strategy aimed at improving results and accelerating time to value. Through the Micro Focus Modernization Maturity Model, IT leaders can quickly map their current IT estate to their future business strategy-all while finding the right balance between cost, risk and speed.
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