DOAG 2022 Conference + Exhibition

Come and join us at the DOAG 2022 Conference + Exhibition 21-22 September. As one of the sponsors, it’s our pleasure to see you at our booth #330 anytime or meet our staff on our sponsored session 12:00 PM 22 to hear about a customer case of automated Mainframe ADABAS/Natural conversion to Oracle/Java platform. More …

Successful Go-live after Mainframe ADABAS/Natural core banking system conversion to Java

After a full-scale Mainframe ADABAS/Natural conversion project and final UAT our European customer has also completed the go-production phase with its converted core banking system in Java successfully. The conversion project results, and the go-live process has been approved by The Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin).

The legacy environment is a typical core banking system with various on-line applications for clerks, batch processing for scheduled maintenance of customers’ financial records in a highly secured environment, comprising 6 million LoC Natural sources, 650 ADABAS files, 7.000 JCLs and hundreds of batch schedules that all have been automatically converted to Java and Oracle on open system. More …

FreeSoft recognized as PRODUCT CHALLENGER in ISG Provider Lens™ report for “Mainframes — Services and Solutions” 2022 Europe

Information Services Group (ISG), a leading global technology research and advisory firm has published its ISG Provider Lens™ research for Mainframes — Services and Solutions for 2022. The ISG Provider Lens™ for Mainframes — Services and Solutions 2022 Europe compares provider strengths, challenges, and competitive differentiators in five different quadrants:

  • Mainframe Application Modernization Software
  • Mainframe Modernization Services
  • Mainframe Application Modernization and Transformation Services
  • Mainframe as a Service
  • Mainframe Operations
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FreeSoft becomes an AWS Select Consulting Partner

We are proud to announce that FreeSoft have been recognized as an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Select Consulting Partner to provide exceptional knowledge and support for AWS.

FreeSoft develops and delivers a variety of legacy migration and modernization services to the legacy user community. Our focus is the high-platform systems like Mainframes with COBOL, PL/I, Natural/ADABAS, VSAM, JCL, etc. We can assist you with transitioning your mission critical applications to modern technology platforms with a particular emphasis on technology stacks like Java, SQL, NoSQL, cloud.

Cloud based infrastructures are an emerging construction for agile organizations, because they can lower costs and speed up the development process itself using cloud computing feature. FreeSoft is dedicated to provide the latest and best database and application modernization solutions to its clients and joining the AWS Partner Network is supporting this approach.

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Partnering with EasiRun Europa

FreeSoft and EasiRun enter into a strategic partnership to leverage each other's expertise and solutions for core and strategic legacy modernization. This symbiosis benefits companies with mission-critical applications by providing comprehensive solutions for measurement and analysis as well as for reducing technical backlogs, risks, security and many other software-relevant aspects. FreeSoft's and EasiRun's approaches fit together perfectly and will provide customers with significant added value by extending their offerings in terms of improved maintenance, integration, quality and security of applications.

"The partnership with EasiRun is very important to us. We are delighted to have this company at our side with its many years of migration experience, fantastic solution portfolio and excellent customer relationships. The symbiosis of expertise and state-of-the-art technology is particularly evident in the combination with our LiberatorWorkbenchTM Legacy Conversion Framework. This enables us to define continuous software measurement and analysis processes to deliver high quality software solutions" Vladimir Orszagh, CEO of FreeSoft.

Enterprises must constantly find new solutions to keep pace with the demands of digitization, DevOps, time-to-market and cloud computing in the face of increasing complexity and remain competitive.

"FreeSoft is the perfect partner for us," said Donald Fitzgerald, CEO of EasiRun Europe. "FreeSoft's experience and expertise will complement our existing post portfolio. This will allow us to offer an expanded range of services. Ultimately, our customers benefit because they can better manage their complex application portfolios, increase productivity, and reduce testing and programming efforts. Software modernization projects are much easier to manage and control based on objective information".

IBM partnership

FreeSoft has become partner of IBM. FreeSoft's legacy system analysis and migration services play a key role in customers' journeys of digital transformation and system modernization.

Converting ObjectStar

Recently we have warmed up our activity related to TIBCO ObjectStar conversions to Java that we had already started once years ago. Considering the uniqueness of the OBS rule based platform and its control by Metastore, finding a feasible way to convert ObjectStar applications to a web based Java architecture proved to be an exciting technical challenge. Contact us for further information!

MongoDB partnership

FreeSoft has become a partner for MongoDB reported as the leading NoSQL database, with significant adoption among the Fortune 500 and Global 500. Besides traditional SQL based database engines we started to use MongoDB NoSQL database in our internal development projects two years ago. We have also found that MongoDB might also be a good choice for storing legacy data migrated from pre-relational systems where it offers valuable compatibility with legacy type data access methods. As read in an interesting post recently: “They are no longer viewed as antagonists to relational systems, but as systems with special, unique capabilities."