Mainframe Modernization | OpenFrame| TmaxSoft
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OpenFrame is a proven solution for quickly moving legacy mainframe applications and data to an open system environment with no changes to the business logic and 100% project success.
OpenFrame delivers many benefits including:
  • Average deployments of 6 to 12 months – ensuring a very rapid ROI
  • Supports COBOL, Assembler, PL/I, Easytrieve and more legacy technologies
  • Deploys on AWS, Azure and Google Cloud environments
  • Allows for significant reduction in annual run costs for increased investment in innovation
  • Enables horizontal and vertical scalability to deliver extremely high performance
  • Uses your existing workforce and skillsets
  • No change to the end-user experience or application business logic
  • Supports both containers and virtualized environments
  • Modernizes from a monolithic mainframe to a multi-tiered cloud-ready architecture
OpenFrame High Performance Architecture

Supports deployments that require high TPS (Transactions per second) and can scale to over 100,000 MIPS (Million instructions per second).

Openframe Migration Process
Openframe Migration Process

What Legacy Mainframe Technologies does OpenFrame Support?
For more than 15 years, TmaxSoft has migrated legacy mainframe applications to open system environments. In that time, the OpenFrame toolset has grown to include the most comprehensive set of technologies available to quickly and safely modernize your legacy mainframe workloads. OpenFrame supports migration and modernization for legacy technologies such as COBOL, Assembler, PL/I, Easytrieve, JCL, Natural, IDEAL, CoolGen, Telon, DB2, VSAM, ADABAS, IMS, IDMS, Datacomm and many more technologies.  
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What is needed to reduce or eliminate your mainframe footprint?
Partial Migration: Reduce or Re-Platform Peak MIPS

If you anticipate keeping your mainframe running for several years, OpenFrame can be a great solution to offload a portion of your batch or online applications to help reduce your peak MIPS and reduce your overall mainframe run costs.

Mainframe Replacement: Move all Workloads to a Distributed Environment

OpenFrame can fully support the move of all your legacy technologies to the public or private cloud. Completely eliminate your z/OS environment and take full advantage of the flexibility and benefits that an open system/cloud environment can deliver.

Have more questions about OpenFrame?

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