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Mainframe Modernization

Dynamic mainframe modernization solutions for every cloud strategy

ISG recognizes Kyndryl as a leader in Mainframe Modernization Services.

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 Align the right workload with the right platform

Kyndryl's mainframe modernization solutions offer a holistic view and framework to optimizing your infrastructure, mainframe applications, and workloads. As your trusted partner, we can help accelerate mainframe application, data, and infrastructure modernization for increased business value.

From mainframe migration to mainframe automation, we help you devise a modernization or transformation journey through a tailored mainframe modernization strategy that prioritizes your applications and data.

Kyndryl Mainframe DevOps Transformation Strategy

Why banking and insurance should double down on mainframe modernization

Business leaders must strategically assess how, what, and when to modernize their mainframe investments to maximize value and embrace future opportunities.

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Modernizing Your Mainframe

In the latest Gartner® report, Fit Your Mainframe Into Your Modernization Plans, analysts provide insights to infrastructure and operations leaders to "rightsize" the mainframe by conducting a detailed workload analysis, adopting a workload approach based on the Five R's - Replatform, Refactor, Rearchitect, Rebuild, Replace - and effectively tackling mainframe staffing requirements.

Three questions every enterprise leader should ask themselves before starting a mainframe application modernization journey.

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Modernize on the mainframe

Modernize on the platform by optimizing existing mainframe applications, data and infrastructure to be more efficient, implement DevOps or DevSecOps, and align better with the hybrid cloud environment.

Applications and data integration

Integrate applications and data with hyperscalers to enable an open mainframe for a more successful journey into a hybrid cloud environment.

Kyndryl's expanded partnership with Microsoft allows our teams to create data pipes that enable connections between the mainframe and the Microsoft cloud, making it easier for our customers to unlock new uses and value streams from their entire data estate.

Move off the mainframe

Work with Kyndryl for mainframe migration to move applications, workloads, and data from mainframe to cloud to support your business and technology strategy.

Mainframe Assessments for Microsoft Azure

Our four mainframe assessments for Microsoft Azure are designed to evaluate and analyze your current mainframe environment before creating a strategy for your digital transformation journey.

Mainframe modernization strategy

Develop or extend an informed IT strategy with consulting, implementation, and management services.

End-to-end services

Leverage a comprehensive portfolio of management and monitoring services to enable your modernization journey.

Increased agility and flexibility

Enhance your IT environment’s responsiveness to evolving business requirements.


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Attribution: Gartner, Fit Your Mainframe Into Your Modernization Plans, Dennis Smith, Stefan Van Der Zijden,  16 November 2022
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