Application modernization

LzLabs Software Defined Mainframe (SDM) allows you to transform your assets to new architectures and languages in the blink of an eye, meaning business changes can happen faster. Much faster.

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Our approach.

Move incrementally to Java and drive change

By transforming select components to new languages such as Java, you have the freedom to focus your modernization efforts where they are needed most. SDM features Java Interoperability – so you can move your applications step by step to Java.

Service oriented architecture

Break down applications into smaller components and significantly reduce management overheads and time to market whilst increasing development speed.


Remove decades-old ties between mainframe applications and hardware. SDM lets you benefit from a range of modern deployment options in containers.

Software and experts you can trust.

Our software helps you to unlock the embedded value in mainframe applications and data. And our trusted partners ensure a smooth migration onto our SDM platform. We have decades of combined mainframe and Linux experience. And there isn’t a mainframe technology or customer need we haven’t encountered or factored in. Get in touch to discover how we can help your organization achieve its modernization goals.

Our solution.

Unlock with minimal risk.Transform your most valuable assets, piece by piece.Accelerate your IT and deliver what your business needs, when it needs it.

More Use Cases.

  • Reduce risk with rehosting

    Run mainframe applications and data on your platform of choice, without recompilation or data reformatting

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  • Application modernization

    Transform your assets to new architectures and languages in the blink of an eye, meaning business changes can happen faster

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  • Platform independency

    With no need to make changes to your applications or data, you can run your core assets on any environment you choose

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  • On-demand scalability

    All businesses have peak periods, and IT should be an enabler that helps react to customer demand

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  • Big data analytics

    By moving your mainframe data to our relational database on Postgres, you benefit from continuous database queries and unlimited analytics

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  • Faster testing

    New and existing applications can be tested continuously and deployed into any environment you choose

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  • Process innovation

    Imagine how fast you could manage mainframe applications if you had access to the full range of tools found in modern development pipelines

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