Micro Focus has announced the general availability of Visual COBOL 7.0 and Enterprise Suite 7.0, providing flexible application, process and infrastructure modernisation solutions for COBOL and mainframe systems. As organisations seek to deliver on IT strategies through modernisation and digital transformation initiatives, Micro Focus Visual COBOL and Enterprise Suite 7.0 represent a decade of sustained investment that builds on the company’s more than 40 years of experience in modernising business-critical applications running on the mainframe or distributed environments.
“This latest release reinforces our commitment to our customers by delivering proven, robust solutions that protect their investments and enables them to meet the changing business expectations while taking advantage of new environments and infrastructures,” said Neil Fowler, General Manager, Application Modernisation and Connectivity, Micro Focus. “Through the integration of application security with Micro Focus Fortify, the expansion of deployment options and the addition of new development tools for delivering contemporary mainframe-based systems, these Micro Focus solutions give developers new ways to work with long-standing enterprise applications while delivering on a modernisation strategy,” added Neil.
“When we rolled out the re-platformed application with Micro Focus Visual COBOL, we actually saw an overall performance boost of more than 20 per cent,” said Chuck Wainscott, Director, Architecture, FIS asset management group.