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Avanade Acquires Asysco, a Specialist in Migrating Legacy Mainframe Applications to the Cloud

June 19, 2022

The acquisition will become part of the Avanade Azure Center of Excellence, helping organizations enter the new era of mainframe modernization and realize the cost, agility, [...]

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Asysco Technology Conference 2022 in Amsterdam

May 12, 2022

We are happy to announce that, after 2 years of Covid-19 restrictions, the Asysco Technology Conference is back in Europe again! Please join us at our ATC from 5th to 7th O [...]

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PWC, Microsoft and Asysco announce legacy transformation partnership

April 25, 2022

On April 20th, PWC, Microsoft, and Asysco announced a partnership to accelerate legacy transformation into the cloud. In a world, in which innovations happen faster than ev [...]

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New comparative study: Proven benefits from legacy code conversion

April 6, 2022

– 7N Advisory’s view on the practical implications of legacy code conversion Large IT organizations often deal with legacy applications. Maintaining these can be ch [...]

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Independent study confirms Asysco’s AMT migration greatly improves overall mainframe system quality

March 28, 2022

By Herman Eggink, COO, Asysco CAST software recently conducted an independent assessment of a mainframe migration for the Ingenium Policy Admin System for an insurance compa [...]

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Fujitsu in partnership with Asysco, migrated SPV in one seamless move

January 20, 2022

Seamless migration amid a global pandemic Anticipating future synergism with sister agencies, Sweden’s National Pensions Board (SPV) contracted Fujitsu, in partnership wi [...]

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Legacy Mainframe Modernization to Cloud with SLK Software

October 27, 2021

We are delighted to announce our strategic partnership with SLK. Asysco is at the forefront of legacy migration and modernization for enterprises. Working with SLK extends [...]

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The Record: Migration for modernization

October 6, 2021

Asysco helped Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance (SFBLI) migrate to Windows, combating the challenge of mainframe skills loss and enabling them to provide services suited [...]

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Asysco successfully completed a SOC 2 Type 1 audit without any major incidents

October 1, 2021

Asysco is very pleased to announce that it has successfully completed a SOC 2 Type 1 audit without any major incidents. “This is a key step to ensuring that Asysco’s pr [...]

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Asysco, the true Unisys mainframe solution

August 5, 2021

We occasionally run into companies who accepted an initially attractive-looking offer from Unisys to reduce costs on their mainframe applications. They get a proposal to ru [...]

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Why traditional re-hosting your mainframe won’t free you from vendor lock-in

June 4, 2021

Many businesses are losing their taste for mainframes. A volatile world demands an agile IT model and the mainframe—with its heavy licensing and maintenance costs, rigid [...]

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Asysco Technology Conference 2021, 14th October in Chicago

June 4, 2021

Great news: after having to postpone the ATC (twice) due to Covid-19, we are very happy to announce that we can finally start to safely organize the ATC. We are looking fo [...]

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Is re-hosting your mainframe really future-proofing your business?

May 28, 2021

The mainframe is big, expensive – and often essential. For many businesses, it has been the core component of their IT for decades, diligently processing high-volume tran [...]

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Combine re-hosting, re-platforming, and re-factoring all in one go!

April 20, 2021

How to solve governmental legacy challenges effectively, without having to choose It is clear that 30-plus-year-old applications are posing significant cost, maintenance, a [...]

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Migrate Unisys ClearPath safely to the Cloud in a future proof way

April 13, 2021

Are you considering moving your Unisys ClearPath Libra and Dorado workloads to the Cloud? If so, then consider your options. Unisys says that you can move them unchanged to [...]

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Asysco’s AMT runs natively in the Cloud

April 1, 2021

Did you know that AMT apps automatically run in the Cloud? Asysco’s AMT Cloud environment delivers Platform as a Service (PaaS), allowing you the ability to develop, run, [...]

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Why legacy migration?

March 19, 2021

Why choose legacy migration or legacy modernization? Organizations face multiple businesses and IT challenges like increasing cost, fierce competition and faster time to mar [...]

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With Asysco’s help, SPV Sweden now live on AMT!

March 12, 2021

We are pleased to say that last weekend, our customer Statens tjänstepensionsverk (SPV) Sweden, has successfully gone live. This was Asysco’s fourth go-live (IBM Mainfra [...]

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Modernize your core insurance systems

March 3, 2021

Giving your core insurance systems a second life. Improving your Policy Admin, Claim Admin, Billing, Rating systems with cloud functionality. Back in the days, we are talki [...]

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ATC 2021 Chicago postponed

February 12, 2021

In July 2020 we informed you that because of COVID-19, we had to postpone the Asysco Technology Conference (ATC), originally planned for October 2020 in Chicago, to early Q [...]

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Asysco is now Microsoft’s default Architecture for Unisys mainframe migrations to Azure

November 20, 2020

This article describes how Asysco uses their conversion technologies to migrate Unisys mainframe workflows to Azure. The Asysco Automated Migration Technology (AMT) Framewo [...]

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Asysco wins major Mainframe Migration deal with global player in Financial Services

November 19, 2020

We are very pleased to announce that Asysco has won a major mainframe migration project with one of the most important financial services entities in the world. The officia [...]

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Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance, found the right partner in Asysco, for their IBM mainframe, Ingenium migration

November 17, 2020

“I think companies should not get to what I call the ‘tipping point’ and wait too long to move off the mainframe.” Charlie Allen, VP, Chief Technolo [...]

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Gleaner Life: modernizing a Micro Focus based policy admin system, now Live on AMT

November 12, 2020

We are happy to announce that Gleaner Life (Michigan, USA) is now live on AMT! The migration of their Micro Focus COBOL applications to AMT COBOL started in February 2019. [...]

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Our second remote go-live: an IBM mainframe, Ingenium (DXC) migration

November 11, 2020

Overcoming the pandemic environment’s challenges, we are pleased to announce our second remote go-live, an IBM mainframe migration. In addition to our reputable skil [...]

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AMT Technology Roadmap 2020

November 5, 2020

Due to Covid-19, the Asysco Technology Conference (ATC), originally scheduled for this month in Chicago, could unfortunately not take place. To inform our customers that de [...]

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Cobol: from COVID liability to opportunity

November 3, 2020

For many organizations, Cobol, developed in 1959, still fulfills a fundamental role in running transaction-based legacy business applications, despite the various issues th [...]

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Asysco’s first remote Go-Live

October 21, 2020

We are proud to announce that, last weekend, we conducted our first (Unisys A-Series) mainframe migration go-live during the pandemic, for a US-based utility company. Up un [...]

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Tech investment surges to unprecedented levels due to COVID-19

October 7, 2020

According to the 2020 Harvey Nash/KPMG CIO Survey, Global companies spent around $15 billion extra a week on technology during the pandemic’s first wave. This was one [...]

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Asysco partner Legacy IT Summit Berlin

September 25, 2020

Asysco will participate in the Legacy IT event planned in Berlin and online between the 29th of September and the 1st of October 2020. The Legacy IT event discusses the mos [...]

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2020 SIG Benchmark Report: Legacy ends up bottom of the list

September 23, 2020

Author Herman Eggink, CCO Asysco             Software Improvement Group (SIG) recently published its 2020 Benchmark Report*. On page 10, they [...]

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9 Mainframe Statistics That May Surprise You

August 7, 2020

Interesting perspective from our CCO, Mr. Herman Eggink: Reading this article the other day: 9 Mainframe Statistics That May Surprise You, [...]

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Mainframe to Cloud migration

July 8, 2020

Technology is evolving quickly and is essential for organizations to gain market share and improve efficiency. Moving the mainframe to Cloud is a challenge many organiz [...]

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Mainframe migration

July 8, 2020

About a decade ago, the estimated mainframe install base was in excess of 30,000 installations. Today, there are less than 10,000 left. Some of this decline happened as a r [...]

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The right partner

July 8, 2020

A legacy transformation or modernization process can only be completed with the right partner to guide and assist you along the way. A partner that has the experience, the [...]

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Security Management Letter

July 6, 2020

Asysco is very happy to announce that Access42, renowned cybersecurity expert, has released its security management letter indicating Asysco has completely mitigated the cr [...]

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ATC Chicago 2020 postponed

July 3, 2020

At the beginning of the year, we announced that our annual Asysco Technology Conference would be from the 20th to the 22nd of October, in Chicago. Since then, the COVID-19 [...]

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Transform your enterprise into an agile, innovative and future-proof business

May 27, 2020

Meet Asysco through our new released overview video. We transition your mainframe to modern cloud platforms, quickly, reliably and cost-effectively, future-proofing your bus [...]

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Mainframe and pandemic – how to modernise safely and securely

May 18, 2020

Never has it been more important to keep track of your legacy applications. When Covid-19 appeared it changed a lot of things in our lives. For example, schools and workpl [...]

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USA Government Legacy systems are suffering from Corona virus

April 22, 2020

The Coronavirus holds our entire world in a tight grip. Many businesses have shut down, while hundreds of thousands of people are directly affected by the virus, leaving mi [...]

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Transforming an organization’s mainframe application can be risky, but it does not have to be

April 15, 2020

5 reasons why Asysco is the preferred mainframe modernization partner: Extensive experience in the mainframe migration field Asysco has been around for over 40 years. Ever [...]

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Part II: Dealing with the unexpected, TOGETHER, a project delivery perspective

April 14, 2020

I promised a 2nd update. I hope you and your family enjoyed the extended Easter Weekend. It was nice to spend quality time with mine and the good weather certainly helped [...]

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The sky is not the limit, transforming faster and easier from mainframe to cloud

April 9, 2020

Although Cloud computing has been around for some time and has been widely adopted, many large organizations do not completely comprehend the benefits and cost savings that [...]

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Dealing with the unexpected, TOGETHER, a project delivery perspective

April 8, 2020

My name is Rob Lawrence, Chief Project Officer at Asysco. As part of our knowledge and experience sharing, I want to take you through what we have done over the first two w [...]

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Dealing with the unexpected, TOGETHER, a Life Insurance CTO’s perspective

April 8, 2020

My name is Charlie Allen, Vice President, Chief Technology Officer at Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company located in Jackson, Mississippi. Herman Eggink reached to [...]

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Today, 1st of April 2020, 41 years in business and ….

April 1, 2020

  …still going strong…   [...]

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Dealing with the unexpected, TOGETHER

March 25, 2020

Over the past couple of weeks, pretty much the entire world has had to change its way of working due to complete lock downs, social distancing or any other measure in place [...]

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Solving the mainframe risks

February 26, 2020

Contrary to what people have been claiming for years, the mainframe is still alive. Not from a luxury position but because in most of the cases it is running complex, custo [...]

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The Texas A&M University System has chosen Asysco and its partner Anubex to migrate its remaining IBM mainframe applications

January 7, 2020

We are very happy to announce that The Texas A&M University System has chosen Asysco and its partner Anubex, to migrate its remaining IBM mainframe applications.  The [...]

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Digital Business-transformation delivers VIVAT growth thanks to the use of powerful new technologies.

December 19, 2019

The Asysco mainframe migration project was the first vital step of VIVAT towards their goal to create a fully agile organisation. Besides cutting costs, the migration also [...]

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Quantum computing: entering the Matrix

November 28, 2019

In the film the Matrix, the main character Neo is offered the choice between a red pill and a blue pill by rebel leader Morpheus. In the movie, the red pill represented an u [...]

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Platform economy and the role of the mainframe

November 12, 2019

Our economy is going through a revolution, a digital revolution that goes beyond anything we have experienced before. New disruptive technologies are rapidly creating new o [...]

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Why emulating a mainframe is a 20th-century solution to a 21st-century problem

October 29, 2019

Many companies offer solutions aimed at replicating the IBM mainframe ecosystem on x86. Some solutions, previously Platform Solutions Inc (aka PSI, [...]

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6 Major Mainframe Migration Project challenges and how to avoid them

September 20, 2019

Interview with migration veteran and Chief Project Officer Rob Lawrence The mainframe is usually at the heart of the business. The mainframes that are still in use today mo [...]

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CIO’s greatest concerns around legacy transformation

September 13, 2019

Along with the rise of the digital transformation era the role of the CIO has changed quite a bit over the past years. Along with keeping fully up-to-date with the emerging [...]

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How to deal with Dark and Dirty data in a legacy migration project

August 28, 2019

The amount of data we create every day is mind-blowing. According to a Forbes report of May 2018, at that time the daily amount of data was 2.5 quintillion bytes of data, a [...]

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Modern Woodmen: Mainframe Migration lessons learned and key advice

August 16, 2019

Modern Woodmen of America is one of the largest fraternal benefit societies in the United States, with more than 750,000 members. Total assets reached $16.17 billion in 201 [...]

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‘Keep the lights on’ strategy and the death of Digital transformation

July 17, 2019

It is kind of old news that companies that invest in IT transformation are more successful, innovative, and more agile. However, although 80% of IT decision-makers are well [...]

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IT migration: Trading old for new

June 7, 2019

Businesses have been run on computers since the 1970s. It is no wonder then that businesses that help firms move from so-called ‘legacy’ systems, to newer, more efficien [...]

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Trust, key to success in legacy transformation projects

June 4, 2019

The human factor Trust, key to success in legacy transformation projects! Trust is hard to gain but easy to lose. Trust is the key concept that makes or breaks a legacy tra [...]

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Software programmers; shoemaker’s children with holes in their shoes?

May 31, 2019

On O’ Mike Loukides wrote an article about the next generation of programming tools commenting on a Quora post written by Alan Kay. In his article Loukides [...]

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Statens tjänstepensionsverk (SPV) has selected Asysco and Fujitsu to migrate its IBM mainframe

May 24, 2019

We are very happy to announce that Statens tjänstepensionsverk (SPV), the Swedish National Government Employee Pensions Board, has selected Asysco and Fujitsu to migrate it [...]

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SPB’s Financial Flow Management successfully went live on Asysco’s AMT LION

May 23, 2019

SPB is the European leader in affinity insurance and services with over 50 million customers and offices in 17 countries. Their headquarters are in Le Havre, France. The com [...]

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Into the DARQ

May 17, 2019

In Accenture’s annual tech trend report: Technology vision of 2019, new technologies are described that are catalysts for change in the post-digital era. These are Distri [...]

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Process leading in digital transformation era

May 10, 2019

In the years to come digital transformation will remain a key focus. According to the IDC Worldwide semiannual digital transformation spending guide, worldwide digital tran [...]

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European Technology Strategy

May 7, 2019

There must be a European technology strategy, says the Dutch political party D66 in the Dutch newspaper ‘het Financieel Dagblad’. European tech companies must be able t [...]

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Code Crankers of the 21st Century

April 15, 2019

As modern technology evolves there’s ever more code out there. recently published an interesting graph about the number of lines of code it [...]

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Banca del Ceresio has gone live on AMT LION

April 9, 2019

October 2017, during the Asysco Technology Conference in Alkmaar, Banca del Ceresio SA decided to move forward with a migration of their Unisys Libra system to Asysco’s A [...]

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A complex mainframe migration can also be fun….

April 2, 2019

The video interview below, “Between two Ferns euh Farms”, is with Stephen Agostinelli (PMO) of Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company (SFBLI) and the Asysco Chief P [...]

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Be competitive, embrace IT Transformation

March 27, 2019

More than 80% of IT decision-makers say if they don’t embrace IT Transformation, their companies won’t be competitive. They must deploy infrastructure solutions th [...]

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The Trump administration recognises how legacy is impeding innovation.

March 26, 2019

The Trump administration recognises how legacy is impeding innovation. Not just impede. More like downright obstruct. Recently US president Donald Trump’s administration r [...]

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Stop flushing billions down the drain

March 21, 2019

How to prevent money-wasting Government IT failures Over the last decade, legacy modernization has become a hot topic for government IT organizations. In this era of digita [...]

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The mainframe to C# migration made Swedish Transport Agency’s mainframe system future proof

February 21, 2019

Interview Swedish Transport Agency taken during the Asysco Technology Conference in New York 2018  “When we searched for a suitable partner for our migration project back [...]

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Mature Nordic industry players lead digital transformation journey

February 15, 2019

Over the last few years we’ve been told that tech disruptors displace established technologies and shake up industries, changing end-user experience by introducing gr [...]

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Strategic decision SFBLI to move away from COBOL to .NET

February 5, 2019

Interview Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance (SFBLI) taken during the annual Asysco Technology Conference in New York, October 2018. “We have been a mainframe shop fo [...]

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Gleaner Life Insurance Society contracts Asysco

January 9, 2019

We are very pleased to announce that Gleaner Life Insurance Society (Michigan, USA)  has become an Asysco customer. Gleaner is a fraternal life insurance company and partic [...]

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The deceiving appearances of a lift & shift migration

December 14, 2018

Trying to fit old furniture in a new house As IT budget are limited, IT organizations always try to get maximum value from its projects. In that respect, simply lifting-and [...]

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Asysco’s Dun & Bradstreet Evaluation

November 22, 2018

Asysco recently scored a very high 96 out of 100 in the Open Ratings past performance evaluation, putting Asysco in the top quintile in our industry. The score was based on [...]

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Who’s right about the future of mainframe?

November 19, 2018

Who’s right about the future of mainframe? With the new Z14 series IBM continues to strongly focus on mainframe. They are certain that mainframe is not only here to stay [...]

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The competitive ‘edge’

October 29, 2018

The competitive ‘edge’ The unstoppable growth of IoT will lead to severe ‘traffic’ challenges. The huge amount of data produced by network devices w [...]

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CBBS has successfully gone live

October 18, 2018

Dutch payroll processor CBBS has successfully gone live today with its migrated system. CBBS migrated, with the help of Asysco and its AMT solution, from Micro Focus COBOL [...]

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Bye Bye mainframe

October 5, 2018

Bye Bye mainframe Report of a cut-over weekend A little background This project encompassed a migration from an OS 2200 COBOL application of over 5 million lines of code, 3 [...]

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10 Tips for a smooth mainframe migration project

September 4, 2018

Over the years, many of our customers have gone through large, complex and challenging mainframe migration projects. All of which have successfully been completed. OTP Bank [...]

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L’assureur français SPB fait ses adieux au Serveur Central Unisys et migre ses applications dans le Cloud Azure avec la solution Asysco.

September 3, 2018

SPB, leader européen d’assurance affinitaire et de services, a choisi Asysco pour migrer de leur serveur central Unisys et pour déployer complètement le système migré [...]

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Impression Modernization and Migration Event

August 17, 2018

Six months after the Go-Live Modern Woodmen of America (MWA) & Asysco shared their success story of the MWA’s Unisys OS2200 mainframe to Windows migration using Asysco [...]

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How reliable are tech prophecies?

August 6, 2018

Already for ages predictions of our technological future have been made. Many did not come true but there were also many that were stunningly accurate. Below we have listed [...]

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Asysco speaks at Microsoft Inspire – Las Vegas

July 12, 2018

Asysco will take part as a speaker at the Microsoft Inspire in Las Vegas, Nevada, Microsoft’s biggest partner event of the year, where the world will meet to transform [...]

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Modern Woodmen of America successfully live after mainframe migration

June 1, 2018

Over the weekend of 2-4 February 2018, Modern Woodmen went live after successfully migrating their OS2200 mainframe to a distributed server environment using Asysco Migratio [...]

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French Insurer SPB says good-bye to the Unisys Mainframe and moves to Azure Cloud with the Asysco solution

May 30, 2018

SPB, the European leader in affinity insurance and services, has chosen Asysco to migrate them off their Unisys mainframe and to fully deploy the migrated system into the Mi [...]

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Forbes: Don’t Buy IBM — It Lacks Sustainable Competitive Advantage

April 20, 2018

When is legacy technology becoming a burden rather than a differentiation? After Micro Focus, Wall Street now also considers Big Blue to be in Big Trouble due to its mainfr [...]

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COBOL code transformation

March 24, 2018

Quite a number of companies have already moved their COBOL workloads away from the mainframe. Many have chosen Micro Focus COBOL either with an Oracle database, usually run [...]

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Micro Focus shares fall to 13 year low; CEO leaves

March 23, 2018

By: Herman Eggink This week, Micro Focus issued a revenue (and profit) warning for the remainder of the year. The company expects revenue to decline between 6  and 9 perce [...]

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DevOps on the rise; majority of organizations are implementing

March 13, 2018

According to Forrester’s 2017 Q1 Global DevOps Benchmark Online Survey, 50% of organizations are implementing DevOps, while 13% have already implemented it and anothe [...]

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Global Application Modernization Services Market Report

March 13, 2018

Asysco mentioned as leader in legacy modernization space Asysco has been active as an expert in the mainframe migration and legacy modernization space for over 35 years. Mo [...]

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The right partner

February 22, 2018

A legacy transformation or modernization process can only be completed with the right partner to guide and assist you along the way. A partner that has the experience, the [...]

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AMT and Azure outrank IBM mainframe performance

February 13, 2018

Recently,  Asysco has performed a benchmark to compare the performance of an IBM mainframe with the Asysco Migration Technology (AMT) Framework using a benchmark applicatio [...]

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Computable: VIVAT parts with mainframe

February 9, 2018

A painless migration With the help of Asysco and TCS, insurance group VIVAT, located in Amstelveen and Alkmaar, the Netherlands, migrated its obsolete Unisys mainframe to a [...]

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Disruption in insurance: not a matter of ‘if’ but a matter of ‘when’

January 29, 2018

In an interview on the digital insurance agenda, AXA Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Digital Officer Amelie Oudea Castera talks about the challenges of delivering the Dig [...]

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Technology trends 2018 and the impact of legacy

January 5, 2018

2017 marked the start of a true digital transformation, which will further expand and materialize in 2018. According to several trend-watchers around the world, these are t [...]

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VIVAT nominated for Celent award

November 30, 2017

VIVAT, Asysco and TCS are nominated for the prestigious Celent Model Insurer Award. Every year for the past 12 years, research, advisory, and consulting firm Celent recogni [...]

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Helping each other

November 24, 2017

The holiday season is all about family, joy, caring, and sharing. However, for some people, it is a very hard time. Parts of the world have been struck by natural disasters [...]

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The role of technology in Insurtech

November 23, 2017

During an interview at the Intelligent InsurTECH conference in London, Asysco Chief Commercial Officer Herman Eggink gives his view on the role of technology in the Insuran [...]

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Swiss Bank trusts Asysco: New Life for Banca Del Ceresio’s Unisys Legacy

October 16, 2017

NEW LIFE for BANCA DEL CERESIO’s UNISYS LEGACY Banca del Ceresio has decided to move forward with a migration of their Unisys Libra mainframe system to Asysco’s AMT LIO [...]

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VIVAT Insurance improves its foundation for future innovations

October 5, 2017

Asysco helps insurer with mainframe migration VIVAT improves its foundation for future innovations Insurer VIVAT successfully completed the migration of a Unisys Libra main [...]

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Computable: Asysco helps insurer with mainframe migration

October 5, 2017

Insurer VIVAT successfully completed the migration of a Unisys Libra mainframe to a Microsoft SQL environment. This migration enables VIVAT to implement future innovations [...]

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Gartner: datacenter growth negatively impacts server market

September 25, 2017

According to Gartner, the data center system segment is expected to grow by 0.3 percent in 2017. While this is up from negative growth in 2016, the segment is experiencing a [...]

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Consequenses of the Micro Focus HPE reverse takeover

September 12, 2017

          Author: Herman Eggink, CCO Asysco Let’s say you’ve chosen your “flavor” of Micro Focus COBOL and you’re currently enjoyin [...]

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The best of both worlds

August 4, 2017

Cobol has been declared dead numerous times over the last decade but is still alive and kicking. Something that cannot be said about the Cobol workforce. Every day, about 1 [...]

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Top 5 retail trends 2017 – 2018

July 17, 2017

Top 5 retail trends 2017-2018 Flexible stores The number of traditional stores is decreasing but there’s an increase in non-traditional concepts like pop-up-stores and m [...]

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Legacy system modernization key in accomplishing Digital Government

July 13, 2017

Governments worldwide still heavily depend on legacy technology. In fact, approximately three-quarters of all IT related budgets are spent on keeping legacy technology runni [...]

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Legacy systems & the Internet of Things

June 9, 2017

Are you ready to jump on the IoT train? Internet of Things (IoT) is the next megatrend. The 1990s’ fixed internet wave connected 1 billion users while the 2000s’ mobile [...]

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Bridging the gap with Legacy Modernization

May 29, 2017

Contrary to what we thought, cost is typically not the main driver for modernizing Legacy systems. Surely, it is costly to run and maintain a mainframe environment. The una [...]

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Data Migration

April 14, 2017

Data Migration and integration of your database The AMT solution provides clients with a migration path to scalable, tiered, open systems architecture. Asysco is able to of [...]

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Truly remarkable customers

March 27, 2017

In our 38 years of existence, we have had the honor to work with many great customers. Organizations that strive to not only make a profit but who actively contribute to ma [...]

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Save cost, gain agility

February 8, 2017

On average, a company spends between 60% and 80% of the IT budget on maintaining existing systems instead of on new developments. Half of these costs are related to the tim [...]

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No place for legacy systems in Insurtech

January 11, 2017

The insurance landscape has changed drastically over the last few years. As Insurance thought leader Matteo Carbone states in his article: ‘The future of insurance is [...]

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Automated versus manual conversion

January 6, 2017

There are many articles on the Internet that discuss the subject of the use of tools – versus manual conversion. All of them deliver the same message to the following que [...]

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Migration projects successfully gone live!

December 12, 2016

Over the past week and a half, two important migration projects successfully went live. The first one was the Swedish Transport Agency (STA)  and the second one was VIVAT, [...]

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Hurricane Sandy forces Amalgamated to migrate to the cloud

November 28, 2016

Sometimes an external factor, such as a natural disaster leads to drastic business decisions. Hurricane Sandy caused so much damage for Amalgamated Financial Group that they [...]

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Open-hearted customers at ATC

November 21, 2016

The Asysco Technology Conference is a yearly gathering of Asysco (prospective) customers, partners, Asysco management and staff. The event is focused around knowledge sharin [...]

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Unisys financial packages – a bottleneck for innovation

September 2, 2016

Locked in the chains of proprietary Unisys technology UNISURE, URBIS, UFSS, … These are all examples of financial and insurance services applications that have turned in [...]

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Facing the legacy challenge

August 31, 2016

When your system has always served your critical business processes and helped to build a firm market position it can be hard to refer to it as legacy, a word that feels c [...]

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Global exclusivity for Fujitsu Unisys Migration Projects

August 9, 2016

Fujitsu has granted Asysco global exclusivity for Unisys migrations in its application modernization partner program.   Fujitsu works with key modernization specialist [...]

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Software Improvement Group evaluates AMT

July 14, 2016

Independent analyst SIG: “Asysco’s legacy migration improves development & maintainability” Software Improvement Group, Europe’s leading authority on [...]

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Asysco raises awareness for the legacy challenge at DIA Barcelona

July 13, 2016

Legacy systems like mainframes, still power the core administrations of many insurance companies. These systems are expensive, inflexible and difficult to integrate with. Th [...]

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OTP Croatia secures future for its core banking through Asysco migration

July 13, 2016

Asysco today announced that it has successfully completed the legacy transformation project at OTP Banka Hrvatska (OBH), Croatia (part of the Hungarian OTP Group). The proj [...]

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Legacy transformation: deal with legacy without losing business continuity

July 7, 2016

With the current market trends and higher customer demands it is becoming increasingly important te deal with legacy systems. In this article about legacy transformation, w [...]

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Succesful go-live at University of the Western Cape

June 24, 2016

The University of the Western Cape (Capetown, South Africa) leaves an outdated legacy environment behind and embraces a future-proof solution The scope of the project was th [...]

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Sprint delivery

June 17, 2016

Recently Asysco has embraced the Agile Sprint development method. This means we’ve officially started working in 3 development teams and new versions will be delivered t [...]

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Win IT together

May 13, 2016

A Legacy Transformation project as the perfect catalyst for leveraging DevOps By Jayson B. Goldman As an IT Leader, you may be responsible for a house divided when it comes [...]

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Dia Barcelona follow up

May 2, 2016

Are your Legacy Systems holding you back from innovation? According to several different research reports, innovations, launching new products and/or services as well as d [...]

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Are you better off staying with your mainframe?

March 25, 2016

It’s been running your mission critical systems for 15+ years (maybe 30+…) but now may be the time to consider your options. With the amount of time and effort invested [...]

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Is COBOL leading you down a dead-end street?

March 16, 2016

So you’ve moved to Micro Focus COBOL, what’s next? If you’ve moved off the mainframe to Micro Focus COBOL or are considering it, a long-term strategy is needed in ord [...]

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Computable: Legacy systems are a business risk

March 7, 2016

Swedish Transport Agency says farewell to Unisys mainframe after forty years Computable NL – Rik Sanders   For over forty years the Swedish Transport Agency (STA [...]

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Swedish Transport Agency modernizes mainframe environment

February 25, 2016

Together with Fujitsu Sweden, Asysco is currently implementing an IT environment modernization project with the Swedish Transport Agency. This is one of the largest modern [...]

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Swedish Transport Agency is modernizing its mainframe environment

January 29, 2016

Together with Fujitsu Sweden, Asysco is currently implementing an IT environment modernization project with the Swedish Transport Agency. This is one of the largest moder [...]

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Computable: “Asysco: Investing in Legacy is pointless”.

January 11, 2016

Article in Dutch IT Magazine Computable about the legacy dilemma, mainframe alternatives and the open door to new technology. Most Cobol is connected to mainframe and Unix [...]

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Computable: “Asysco sees growth in migration IBM mainframes”.

January 11, 2016

Article in Dutch IT magazine Computable about legacy transformation and Asysco’s move to IBM mainframe migrations. Migration specialist Asysco from Coevorden, the Netherla [...]

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Preventing mainframe migration nightmares

December 31, 2015

Alarming news about major mainframe legacy IT migration failures has featured regularly in the world’s media recently. Migrating mission-critical applications from mainfr [...]

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Real Time

November 17, 2015

Legacy Transformation helps Retail companies keep up with new technologies “Keeping aging legacy retail systems running, especially when they’re locked into [...]

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Is it ‘Migration’, ‘Modernization’ or ‘Transformation’ when it comes to addressing Legacy Systems?

November 17, 2015

Spending time discussing solutions for Legacy Systems often involves using a lingo where certain words may not mean the same thing to different people. One example is that [...]

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Viewpoint article OnWindows magazine: Unlocking value from legacy systems

October 28, 2015

Legacy transformation rather than simply re-platforming In the October edition of OnWindows, Microsoft’s quarterly enterprise customer magazine, Asysco CCO Herman Egg [...]

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The future of COBOL

October 21, 2015

Action time! When developing your future plans, it is a good idea to take a close look at your current COBOL applications and consider the following: Today COBOL has an out [...]

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URBIS LINC package migration for OTP Group

October 21, 2015

In close cooperation with their partner Jetsol, Asysco has won a large migration project with OTP Banka Hrvatska (OBH), Croatia. As part of a major effort, aligning with an [...]

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Asysco launches AMT COBOL

October 8, 2015

Asysco has added a new common business-oriented language (AMT COBOL) transformation engine to its Asysco AMT Framework for legacy migration and transformation. AMT COBO [...]

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Why government agencies benefit from transforming legacy

September 16, 2015

Many government agencies are still bound to legacy systems. Systems that hold them back, make it difficult for them to embrace new technologies. At the same time, their COB [...]

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DLL completes upgrade to AMT LION 6.NET

July 31, 2015

Recently, DLL, an international partner for financial solutions, successfully completed their AMT LION upgrade from version 5.3 to 6.NET, which also included upgrading at t [...]

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Mainframe and the Internet of Things

March 10, 2015

Are you ready to jump on the IoT train? A recent report of Goldman Sachs Group states that the Internet of Things (IoT) is the next megatrend. The 1990s’ fixed internet w [...]

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