"System i" Modernization Services
Organizations like yours have spent considerable time and effort in improving and adding custom features to applications. These features have sustained businesses over the years with an intimate knowledge of the business ecosystem in which they thrive. However, in an era of the internet and collapsing boundaries, these systems have become bottlenecks for companies looking to expand and take advantage of multiple channels of Customer/ Partner/ Supplier Ecosystem Interaction.
HCL understands that there is no silver bullet to address modernization concerns and your needs can be varied. Our approach is to follow a structured, staged model to transform your ecosystem, retain your investments over the years, and utilize all modern approaches to integrate with your new ecosystem.
Our Modernization Services
Re-facing – Converting 5250 screens to GUI
- Converting 5250 screen (Green screen) to HTML-based screen
Extend - Extending existing iSeries application
- Using Web-servicing, XML enabling, web enabling, CGI etc.
Re-Factor – Modularizes and simplifies the legacy codes into re-usable components
- Convert the legacy application to ILE compliant
- Use EGL, Stored procedures etc. to web enable the iSeries application
Re-writing – Converting RPG to EGL/Java/.NET
- Not recommended, considering high risk and cost. Success rate on this type of conversion is very low