TPC-C Benchmark Test on HP Cloud Services with Heirloom’s ELPaaS Proves the Viability of Moving Mainframe Workloads to the Cloud FREMONT, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The latest benchmark testing by Heirloom Computing revealed that the company’s ELPaaS cloud platform for legacy applications is much faster than mainframe computing alternatives, while costing companies 90% less. The results strongly validate the viability… Read more »
“Installing keys and license daemons on end user hardware is invasive and troublesome, and moving that process to the cloud provides an extremely elegant alternative with significant upsides for application providers and their clients.” For the full article, click here.
Cloud-based solution eliminates shipping, installation and tracking of software licensing keys FREMONT, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Enterprise software publishers and commercial application providers now have a non-invasive alternative for license management as Heirloom Computing today announced its new cloud-based licensing-as-a-service (LaaS) solution. Heirloom’s LaaS solution delivers unprecedented flexibility and ease-of-use. Instead of producing, shipping, installing and managing software licensing keys, application providers… Read more »
“Companies often struggle with the question of how best to keep using their legacy mainframe COBOL applications (and the business knowledge built into them), but still keep their business agile and their costs low. Legacy modernization platform provider Heirloom Computing thinks the answer is to move the applications to the cloud on a pay-as-you-go basis.”… Read more »
“The premise is that the core logic that has run many businesses for more than three decades — the logic that many vendors call legacy as a respectful way of denigrating it — can be teleported, if you will, to a cloud-based runtime environment that behaves from the perspective of the old logic as though… Read more »
“With the Heirloom cloud-based job scheduler, cloud instances are started and stopped by the scheduler during a batch window. The scheduler and the job entry subsystem divide jobs into classes of resources – CPU, database, network – manages concurrency among a large pool of resources, and collects job report output for later viewing, printing or… Read more »
“Heirloom is touting this as a big step forward in the modernization of legacy applications. And that, of course, is what the company’s modus operandi is all about. Heirloom’s ELPaaS was designed to help enterprises and their trusted providers in shifting older software applications that are required for running the business to the cloud computing… Read more »
Fremont, CA (February 26, 2013) – Heirloom Computing Inc. today announced a first-of-its-kind scheduler to run batch jobs on ELPaaS, Heirloom’s Platform-as-a-Service for moving mission-critical enterprise applications to the cloud. The Heirloom Job Scheduler works with Heirloom’s Job Entry Subsystem (JES) to make it easier and much less expensive for IT managers to manage their… Read more »
Scott M. Fulton Bringing COBOL Into the 21st Century Banks are reluctant to break their reliance upon mainframe systems, in part due to a reliance on COBOL. Now some vendors offer tools that may help. Though it’s generally more cost-effective to consolidate services on modern servers, many new variables can raise costs quickly. It’s a problem I… Read more »
“Heirloom Computing Inc. has formed a new partnership with Java Platform as a Service (PaaS) provider CloudBees to speed the transition of mainframe workloads to the CloudBees PaaS. With the partnership, Heirloom will deploy COBOL-based mainframe workloads to the cloud, using Heirloom Elastic COBOL and the CloudBees Platform.” For the full article, click here.