ZSL, an Advanced IBM Partner & Global Systems Integrator,
headquartered at Edison, New Jersey, announced that it is launching a
Cloud-enablement and legacy modernization platform, PowerMigrator, based
on IBM WebSphere, SOA, DB2 & AWS technologies.
The new platform helps enterprises to automatically migrate
their legacy applications that have been built based on PowerBuilder, FoxPro,
Cobol, VB applications to WebSphere-based Java and SOA technologies.
The PowerMigrator platform converts and migrates 50-60 percent
of the existing codes to the latest J2EE technologies, reducing 30-60
percent of time and money typically spent re-writing and migrating the
applications. The platform is designed to build Cloud and SOA-enabled
applications that can align and automate business processes with IT for
greater agility, performance, resource optimization and fewer required
The PowerMigrator platform provides the flexibility to
transform 2-tier applications to N-tier applications enabled with web
services and SOA, keeping intact the business layers to generate
optimized performance. With reduced manual intervention and cloud
enablement, the businesses can drastically reduce TCO, build virtually
green environments and increase ROI.
"We help our customers are able to retain and leverage the
value they have spent on their legacy applications through re-usability
of existing application code while embracing emerging technologies such
as Cloud and SOA," says Shiv Kumar, executive vice president, ZSL. "This
new solution addresses the IT challenges found in migrating legacy
applications cost effectively and is evolved around agile methodology
taking the product faster to the market."
"IBM works with Cloud business partners like ZSL, Inc. to help
them deliver solutions that enable medium-size businesses to modernize
their legacy applications to gain value from WebSphere, SOA and Cloud
technologies," said Danette Seward, Director of Worldwide Business
Partner Sales for IBM’s WebSphere middleware.
Customers also have the option of choosing the right
deployment model to meet their needs – including On-premise, SaaS or
"With the growing call for a smarter and greener planet, we
want help our customers align with the growing global need for
green-enablement of their IT environment through our Cloud- and
SOA-based technologies," said Mr. Kumar. "With our PowerMigrator
solution, we help ensure our customers gain greater IT efficiency
through effective resource utilization, remote accessibility, seamless
integration, interoperability and improved ROI."