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Futureproofing & Legacy Modernization | Ab Initio

Futureproofing & Legacy Modernization

Technology evolves at a furious pace. Yet, businesses are expected to build and deploy systems that will last five, ten, or even more years. These systems are major investments, and their owners can’t afford to throw them away and start over every three years when a new technology emerges. Ab Initio helps with this problem because our platform rides on top of these technology waves, protecting our users from the constant undertow.

If you built your application with Ab Initio a decade ago, it will still be fully functional with no changes on today’s latest technology — cloud-based containers. And if you build your application today with Ab Initio, in all likelihood it will still be fully functional a decade from now with whatever replaces cloud technology. That’s because Ab Initio is futureproofed.

Ab Initio also provides automatic translators from a variety of legacy technologies into Ab Initio. These legacy applications can be moved to today’s technology with minimal changes, and they can take advantage of Ab Initio’s agility, scalability, robustness, and portability.

Modernize your legacy applications and ensure long-term investment protection

Learn more about how Ab Initio can help with futureproofing and modernization:


Build Once, Run Anywhere
Containers and Kubernetes
Hybrid Cloud
Public Cloud
Distributed Processing
z/OS Mainframe
Mainframe Application Conversion
Integration Technology Conversion
Data Warehouse Conversion
Hardware and Software Upgrades

Case Studies Futureproofing & Legacy Modernization

Case Studies

A Credit Card Provider Moves to the Cloud
Breaking the Cutting-Edge–to–Legacy Cycle
A Tale of Two Data Streams
Opening New Revenue Streams
Taking Control of the General Ledger
To Trust the Data, First Trust the Process
Accelerated Development
Paying Bills Reliably Can Be a Problem. It Needn’t Be.
Keeping Up with Changes Can’t Mean Losing Records
Changing Medical Codes Can Be Risky
When Your Mainframe Hits the Wall, Who Do You Call?
When Modern Transaction Processing Meets Mainframe Technology, Something Has to Give
Their Data Analysis Needs Were Growing — Their Mainframe Couldn’t
A Major Retailer Takes to the Cloud
Taking Control of Testing
Product Suites Don’t Need to Look Like Frankenstein’s Monster
COBOL Application Migration - No Downtime Required
Putting the Quality in Data Quality