Microsoft Azure: The right platform for mainframe modernization

Mainframes have turned into costly and effort-intensive investments that are difficult to transform for evolving business needs. In today’s digital age, they pose significant challenges to businesses, owing to high licensing costs, limited resources, and archaic user interfaces.

Driven by the need to optimize expenditure, unlock value from data, and enable mobile capabilities; many enterprises are modernizing mainframes to leverage new-age technologies and practices such as cloud, development and operations (DevOps), Agile methodology, continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD), etc.

However, a one-size-fits-all approach cannot work!

Download this white paper, published jointly by Infosys and Microsoft, to understand the winning strategy for successful mainframe migration through use cases and examples.

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Authors

Aman Gupta

Senior Principal – Legacy Modernization and Solution Lead, Americas Infosys

Aman works with Infosys clients across domains and geographies. His primary focus areas include providing technical thought leadership, developing innovative modernization solutions to achieve cost and operational efficiencies, supporting sales, and nurturing a robust partner eco-system.


Mukesh Kumar

Principal Cloud Solution Architect, One Commercial Partner, Partner Enterprise Architect Team (PEAT) Microsoft Corporation

Mukesh is a seasoned cloud architect of the Microsoft Azure platform (across deployment and service models). He works with select Microsoft Enterprise customers and service integration partners (like Infosys) to assist in the architecture and design of cloud and hybrid cloud workloads. Subsequently, his focus areas include platform-as-a-service (PaaS) / infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) applications, networking, and monitoring. His experience of over 17 years in information technology engineering and technology consulting includes a nine year stint at Accenture (Azure Public Cloud global incubation and Legacy Modernization Factory).


Bob Ellsworth

Director, WW Enterprise Modernization & Azure HiPo Partner Microsoft Corporation

Bob Ellsworth leads the Worldwide Enterprise Modernization and Azure HiPo Partner programs. Using his 30 years of experience and comprehensive mainframe knowledge, Bob ensures that Microsoft and its partners succeed in every Enterprise project.


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