22 December 2017 - UK-based software company Micro Focus (LSE: MCRO) (NYSE: MFGP) has acquired Paris-based open-source vendor COBOL
-IT to enhance its COBOL
product portfolio, the company said.
Stephane Croce, president of COBOL
-IT, said "Sites with COBOL
applications on Linux, Unix and Windows platforms are beset with declining support quality and steadily rising support costs.
Transoft, a provider of modernisation software and services solutions, announced on Thursday (12 June) the launch of CIO, its new product which enables organisations to utilize COBOL
applications with relational databases (RDBMS), replacing older proprietary COBOL
ISAM file handlers.
The current status of COBOL
on IBM mainframes Today, the typical enterprise application in a large organization consists of dozens of COBOL
programs running on an IBM mainframe computer.
In addition, extend also runs on earlier versions of OpenVMS for HP AlphaServer systems and VAX servers as well as on HP-UX, Linux and Windows Itanium 2-based systems via its COBOL
With an estimated 200 billion lines of COBOL
still in use, COBOL
is generally accepted as the predominant language of business applications.
Acucorp's support for 64-bit SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 on IBM eServer zSeries further enhances its market-leading offering as the enterprise COBOL
of choice on Linux.
We are confident that Fujitsu's expertise in the high-performance, mission-critical business application market will benefit the large installed base of Microsoft customers who are looking to integrate their legacy COBOL
systems with Microsoft Visual Studio.
With an estimated 220 billion lines of COBOL
code in active use in business and finance applications today, COBOL
systems are powering more than 70 percent of the world's businesses.
Application providers using Micro Focus COBOL
are now enabled to expand their market by having their applications available on IBM eServer iSeries.
PHOENIX -- Veryant, the COBOL
and Java technology innovator, today announced a Webinar demonstrating cost-effective solutions for Web-enabling COBOL
Florian Delonge, EMEA Business Development Director for Veryant, will speak on "Bridging the COBOL
to Java Divide".