Mature Nordic industry players lead digital transformation journey

  Over the last few years we’ve been told that tech disruptors displace established technologies and shake up industries, changing end-user experience by introducing ground-breaking products and services. However, according to a new report commissioned by Tieto and conducted by IDC Nordic, digital transformation’s main fuel is not coming from tech disruptors but mature industry […]




Strategic decision SFBLI to move away from COBOL to .NET

Interview Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance (SFBLI) taken during the annual Asysco Technology Conference in New York, October 2018. “We have been a mainframe shop for 35, 40 years now and several things were driving us to look at moving off the mainframe. Then I received this email from this company called Asysco and it […]




Gleaner Life Insurance Society contracts Asysco

We are very pleased to announce that Gleaner Life Insurance Society (Michigan, USA)  has become an Asysco customer. Gleaner is a fraternal life insurance company and participated in our Modernization and Migration event at Modern Woodmen of America (MWA), in August 2018. During this event MWA shared their migration success story and Gleaner received a […]




Who’s right about the future of mainframe?

  Who’s right about the future of mainframe? With the new Z14 series IBM continues to strongly focus on mainframe. They are certain that mainframe is not only here to stay but that it’s use will continue to grow. Ginni Rometty, IBM Chairman, President and CEO said: “The mainframe has been around for more than […]




The competitive ‘edge’

  The competitive ‘edge’ The unstoppable growth of IoT will lead to severe ‘traffic’ challenges. The huge amount of data produced by network devices worldwide almost literally causes blockages in the pipelines to the Cloud. Almost all data collected by sensors, chips and readers from countless devices are now sent directly to external data storage […]




CBBS has successfully gone live

Dutch payroll processor CBBS has successfully gone live today with their migrated system. CBBS migrated, with the help of Asysco and its AMT solution, from Micro Focus COBOL / Linux to C# running in Microsoft Azure. The migrated system aligns much better with CBBS’ future business strategy whilst providing a better base for innovation. More […]




Bye Bye mainframe

Bye Bye mainframe Report of a cut-over weekend A little background This project encompassed a migration from an OS 2200 COBOL application of over 5 million lines of code, 3000 ECL scripts and over 170 integrating applications going to an Asysco AMT COBOL solution. It was a challenging project as it required a relatively new […]




10 Tips for a smooth mainframe migration project

  Over the years, many of our customers have gone through large, complex and challenging mainframe migration projects. All of which have successfully been completed. OTP Bank, Diamond Marketing Solutions, VIVAT, Modern Woodmen of America and Fujitsu Sweden who performed the Unisys migration at Swedish Transport Agency shared their learnings. From their experience we have […]




How reliable are tech prophecies?

  Already for ages predictions of our technological future have been made. Many did not come true but there were also many that were stunningly accurate. Below we have listed our top 3 of both sides. Foolish tech predictions “There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home.” Ken Olsen, founder of […]