Report

Proof Points For Mainframe Application Migration

Answering The Classic Clash Question: "Should I Stay Or Should I Go?"

September 28th, 2011
With contributor:
Mike Gilpin

Summary

Previous Forrester research outlined a framework for deciding whether migrating your applications from the mainframe platform makes sense by identifying the factors that enter into a well-reasoned and rounded decision. We asked the COBOL ecosystem vendors for their largest available reference customers and interviewed them to determine the drivers of migration activity, where migration is currently happening, where it is feasible, and where the complexity and size of the application ecosystem erode feasibility.

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