Key Challenges

The client, a market leader in the US food service distribution industry, had insufficient mainframe capacity, which delayed the running of batch cycles and adversely impacted the business. Further, there was high expenditure on IBM licenses for existing MVS applications and support for running EDI interfaces. Infosys was called to address the issue of depleting efficiency and spiraling costs.

Ready to experience?



Improved efficiency with reduced cost and modernized technology

Achieved projected reduction in costs by USD 20-25 million over a period of five years.

Reduced total-cost-of-ownership (TCO) with zero business disruption; seamlessly integrated 80+ AS400 apps with Microsoft’s HIS server

Enabled easier development and deployment of apps in the new Micro Focus environment.

Re-engineered and modernized all unsupported technologies

Migrated Applications

Migrated ~3.5 MLOC to the ‘Micro Focus on Windows’ platform

Migrated Jobs and data

Migrated 3,500 jobs, 2,200 lines of COBOL, 560 basic mapping support, 450+ database tables, ~25TB historical data

Distributed Platform

Migrated the EDI process to Seeburger

Re-engineered Applications

Re-engineered and deployed ~160 SAS along with 20 REXX and assembler codes to COBOL, in Micro Focus