Astadia Publishes a Guide for moving IBM & UNISYS Enterprise Applications to Oracle Cloud

Oracle Cloud Platform is Ideal for Mainframe Application Workloads

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--()--Astadia announces the release of their Mainframe to the Oracle Cloud Reference Architecture Guide. The focus of this guide are IBM (NYSE:IBM) and UNISYS (NYSE:UIS) mainframe computers, and all application software in use on these platforms. This guide will assist business and IT professionals as they prepare plans and project teams, to move mainframe-based application portfolios and databases to the Oracle Cloud Platform.

In addition to the reference architecture diagrams, this comprehensive guide includes various techniques and methodologies that may be used in forming a complete and effective Legacy Modernization plan. The document analyzes the importance of the mainframe platform, and how it continues to run the mission-critical information systems of an organization. “Oracle Database Cloud Service is a critical component for many of our customers’ cloud solutions,” said Lance Knowlton, vice president of platform migrations, Oracle. “The guide Astadia put together can provide a clear, how-to example to support customers in their journey to the cloud.”

“This is the first time the industry has seen mainframe-specific guides on how to migrate to the Oracle Cloud Platform,” said Scott G. Silk, Chairman and CEO. “Astadia is excited to add the Oracle Cloud to its Mainframe-to-Cloud modernization series, where we help migrate our customers into a safe and securely-featured cloud environment. Enterprise-class applications are an ideal fit with the Oracle Cloud Platform.” Astadia is a technology consultancy focused on cloud migration, cloud development, managed services and legacy modernization, to provide industry-leading service offerings to their clients.

In this Reference Architecture Guide, readers will explore more than 20 pages of:

  • Why modernize a mainframe?
  • The challenges associated with mainframe modernization
  • An overview of IBM & UNISYS mainframe software environments
  • Detailed diagrams of IBM & UNISYS mappings to the Oracle Cloud Platform
  • An overview of the Oracle Cloud Platform

The IBM & Unisys Mainframe Guide is FREE for the Oracle Reference Architecture document set, and can be downloaded below. It is part of the Astadia Mainframe to Cloud Modernization Series. Astadia is a Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork.

Unisys Mainframe to Oracle Cloud Reference Architecture

IBM Mainframe to Oracle Cloud Reference Architecture

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