FNTS to Leverage Astadia’s FastTrack Migration Factory to Accelerate Mainframe-to-Cloud Migrations |


OMAHA, Neb., January 13, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — FNTS and Astadia, two IT industry leaders with more than 50 years of combined high-performance mainframe expertise, have partnered to help organizations with legacy technology unlock the agility and cost savings that migrating from the mainframe to the cloud should bring.

Costs for companies running mainframe hardware have steadily increased over time. Mainframe O&M expenses are the fastest growing IT expense for businesses, and there is a growing shortage of talented labor and skills that is forcing organizations to support these outdated systems. but essential to the mission.

“These challenges create extreme business risk, especially for companies running decades-old core legacy applications,” said Kim Whittaker, President of the FNTS. “Migrating applications to contemporary cloud platforms allows companies to innovate, reduce operating costs and extend the life of their investment.”

While mainframe migration is a large and complex undertaking, Astadia and FNTS ensure a seamless transformation process through Astadia’s FastTrack Migration Factory, a comprehensive, holistic, state-of-the-art, scalable, maintainable, and fast solution.

Rehosting via Mainframe-as-a-Service:

FNTS migrates and rehosts existing mainframe applications through its Mainframe-as-a-Service solution, ensuring they are managed and fully available. FNTS acts as a bridge between the current state and future state of an organization in the cloud, reducing its operating expenses and addressing personnel risk when migrating to the cloud.

Refactoring and reformatting applications to the cloud:

Astadia provides automated refactoring and reformatting projects with 100% automated code transformation and data conversion, ensuring business continuity and, when combined with automated testing, significantly reduces risk, effort and cost. project duration. With comprehensive, fully automated technology and a proven methodology, Astadia enables customers to successfully migrate their mainframe applications to any public cloud, private FNTS cloud or container solutions and scale with a fully integrated and automated. Organizations may choose to keep certain applications in a mainframe environment, which would continue to be hosted by FNTS in the Mainframe-as-a-Service model.

“Converting apps to newer code and migrating them to the cloud provides room for improvement over time,” said Scott G. Silk, Chairman and CEO of Astadia. “This enables organizations to stay competitive in the market by leveraging the latest technological innovations and software development approaches including Agile, DevOps, Business Intelligence, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Internet of objects, etc

Short-term investments through mainframe modernization are proven to lead to long-term cost savings for organizations. The Mainframe-as-a-Service rehosting model saves organizations 15-20% on average, while refactoring and redesigning to the cloud can result in savings of 70-80%.

About Astadia

Astadia is the market leader in mainframe-to-cloud software, consulting and systems integration, specializing in moving IBM and Unisys mainframe applications and databases to distributed and cloud platforms. Earlier this year, the company announced the availability of Astadia FastTrack Migration Factory, a powerful software platform that industrializes the refactoring of legacy workloads, simplifies database migration, and enables an automated approach to testing the process. end-to-end migration.

With over 30 years of experience, over 300 mainframe migrations completed, enterprises and government organizations choose Astadia for their deep expertise, breadth of technologies, and ability to automate complex migrations and testing in unprecedented time frames and in large scale. Learn more at http://www.astadia.com.

About the FNTS

As a nationally recognized trusted advisor in managed IT services for 25 years, FNTS has a proven track record supporting mainframe environments, as well as a wide range of operating systems including: Windows , Linux, AIX and IBM i. FNTS also has a passion for all things multi-cloud and provides flexible cloud solutions, with a continued focus on orchestrating IT agility, transparency and optimization for our customers, while keeping the cost control in the foreground. With a high security posture comprised of layered security solutions, FNTS specializes in partnering with clients in highly regulated and compliance-focused industries.

FNTS operates one of the most secure and technically advanced data centers United States, where all of its activities are located. Based at Omaha, Nebraska, FNTS is a subsidiary of First National of Nebraska (FNNI). FNNI and its affiliates have $23 billion of assets and nearly 5,000 employees. For more information, visit http://www.fnts.com.

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Kristen Crawford, Lukas Partners, +1 (402) 895-2552 ext: 310, [email protected]

Dan Chicoine, FNTS, 402-306-6943, [email protected]

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