Swisscom migrated entire mainframe workload to the cloud

Discover how Swisscom reduced IT cost, minimalized skills risks and enabled innovation with LzLabs

Swisscom, a major telecommunication provider in Switzerland has been running mainframes for over 30 years. One of the leading communications and IT service providers in Switzerland, the company competes in an industry that is modernizing rapidly, ripe with innovation that is challenging to sustain under the restrictions of legacy technologies.

Driven by the need to reduce mainframe expenditure and focus on innovation, Swisscom sought to:

  • Reduce IT costs
  • Minimize the risk of a declining mainframe skills pool
  • Position itself for innovation in the communications industry

To achieve this, Swisscom migrated its entire mainframe workload, without recompilation or data changes, to Linux systems, running on LzLabs Software Defined Mainframe® in the Cloud.

Read about the business challenges that drove Swisscom to embark on this groundbreaking IT modernization project, the applications migrated and results achieved.

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