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Mainframe Modernisation: Wait or Innovate?

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This was the burning question that LzLabs aimed to answer in our webinar, “Innovate vs. Wait—The Irresistible Business Case for Mainframe Migration.” The discussion featured two of our LzLabs top executives, Christopher Jarke (COO and CFO) and Andy Askew (CRO), who provided a wealth of insights into the business case for modernisation. The session attracted […]

Mainframe migration driven by new pragmatism, survey shows

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An insightful webinar, hosted by migration expert LzLabs together with the report’s author, Pedro L. Bicudo Maschio, unpicked the findings and considered why rehosting mainframe applications is proving a popular strategy. Mainframe Migration: The Risk and Cost of Doing NothingJoin LzLabs for an insightful webinar with our esteemed guest Pedro L. Bicudo Maschio, Distinguished Analyst […]

ISG Sweet Spot Report: LzLabs

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Emphasising incremental modernisation and cost reduction, LzLabs supports both legacy and modern programming languages while ensuring seamless cloud integration.

Step by Step to Success: Mainframe Migration to the AWS Cloud

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Did you know that a significant number of businesses today still rely on legacy mainframe systems, which are often costly and inflexible? In an era where agility and cost-efficiency are critical, migrating these systems to the AWS Cloud offers a transformative solution. This blog explores the journey of mainframe migration, highlighting the strategic collaboration between […]

“Risk of Doing Nothing”: 95% of IT Leaders Concerned About Mainframe Modernization Backlog – ISG Survey Reveals 

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Zurich, 16 April 2024 – 95 percent of IT leaders across industries have voiced concerns over the implications of not modernising applications and data running on mainframe systems. Experts predict that business agility, customer experience, and technology compatibility will suffer from a mounting modernisation backlog. These are findings of an in-depth research study conducted by the […]

Unlocking the Future with Mainframe Modernisation: An ISG Thought Leadership Paper

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Unlocking the Future with Mainframe Modernisation:An ISG Thought Leadership Paper Key Considerations for Modernizing Mainframes to Improve IT Services in Support of Business Success – this ISG thought leadership paper on Mainframe Modernisation commissioned by LzLabs is a roadmap for leaders looking to navigate the complexities of updating legacy systems in alignment with today’s business […]

Mainframe migration or investment protection? Go for both!

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Why waste significant investments in existing applications? Captured in proprietary applications, a company’s existing business logic amounts to precious capital. Such applications bring in-depth industry knowledge, market expertise and business acumen to bear, helping keep a company’s competitive edge sharp. And, of course, proprietary applications incorporate trade secrets that drive a company’s distinct and unique […]

Security: A Focus for the Mainframe Migration Path

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Mainframe migration to modern Linux environments presents a unique set of challenges and opportunities, especially in the realm of security. With organisations increasingly looking to modernise their infrastructure, understanding the nuances of this transition is crucial for the leadership and the migration team. Why is this relevant to the CIO? As guardians of the organisation’s […]

Navigating Modernisation Challenges: Incremental, Low-Risk Approaches to Success

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Rather than opting for drastic transformations, businesses increasingly embrace a more incremental and low-risk approach to modernisation. This approach provides several advantages over the traditional methods. It focuses on building the fabric of change within the organisation, taking small but meaningful steps towards modernisation. Let’s explore the key components of this incremental, low-risk journey towards […]

How to Apply the Seven Rs of Modernisation: FAQ

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How can legacy IT modernisation be less of a challenge and more of an opportunity? And what are practical approaches to implementation that help reduce risk and deliver incremental business value? These and other related questions will be answered in the following sections. Q: Why should anyone transition from the mainframe to other platforms? A: […]

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certifies LzLabs Software Defined Mainframe®

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Wallisellen, 09 January 2024 – LzLabs today announced that it has successfully completed the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Foundational Technical Review (FTR), a significant milestone that recognises LzLabs Software Defined Mainframe® as an AWS Qualified Software. This accomplishment underscores LzLabs’ commitment to providing secure, efficient, and innovative solutions for customer mainframe application and data integration, […]

The Science Behind Reindeer Flight. And Why This Is Relevant for Mainframe Modernisation

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Firstly, consider the coordination required. Just as Santa’s reindeer must synchronise their movements to soar smoothly, modernising a mainframe demands seamless coordination among various systems, applications, and data. It’s a meticulous process that necessitates every component working in harmony to achieve successful integration.  Next, let’s ponder the resources needed. Reindeer harness a magical amount of […]