Technology trends 2018 and the impact of legacy

2017 marked the start of a true digital transformation, which will further expand and materialize in 2018. According to several trend watchers around the world, these are the top 5 technology trends:   Blockchain While its primary use in 2017 and before was to verify cryptocurrency transactions, like Bitcoins, developers are realizing it also has […]

Cloud services e-book

When you are considering moving (parts of) your IT environment to the Cloud you want the highest possible quality and maximum security. According to Gartner, in the Cloud services field, there are 2 undisputed leaders: Microsoft Azure and Amazone Web Services. Download the e-book In the Cloud service map e-book, the cloud capabilities of Microsoft […]

VIVAT nominated for Celent award

VIVAT, Asysco and TCS are nominated for the prestigious Celent Model Insurer Award. Every year for the past 12 years, research, advisory, and consulting firm Celent recognizes excellence in technology throughout the insurance and banking sectors through the Model Insurer Awards and Model Bank Awards. The VIVAT mainframe migration project is nominated for the Model […]

Helping each other

The holiday season is all about family, joy, caring and sharing. However, for some people it is a very hard time. Parts of the world have been struck by natural disasters that cause people, and especially children, to suffer. In the wake of Hurricane Maria, the island of Puerto Rico is in a state of […]

VIVAT Insurance improves its foundation for future innovations

Asysco helps insurer with mainframe migration VIVAT improves its foundation for future innovations Insurer VIVAT successfully completed the migration of a Unisys Libra mainframe to a Microsoft SQL environment. This migration enables VIVAT to implement future innovations faster and more effectively. In addition, the project generates a cost saving of 70%. During the migration, VIVAT […]

Automated versus manual conversion

There are many articles on the Internet that discuss the subject of the use of tools – versus manual conversion. All of them deliver the same message to the following questions: Do automated conversions cost less than manual rewrites? What are the advantages of doing an automated conversion versus a manual rewrite? We know that […]

Migration projects successfully gone live!

Over the past week and a halve two important migration projects successfully went live. The first one was the Swedish Transport Agency (STA)  and the second one was VIVAT, a Dutch insurance company. After months of preparation and testing, the automated migration of the Unisys legacy systems of both organizations took place over a weekend. […]

Hurricane Sandy forces Amalgamated to migrate to the cloud

Sometimes an external factor, such as a natural disaster leads to drastic business decisions. Hurricane Sandy caused so much damage for Amalgamated Financial Group that they decided to move their critical business applications to the cloud. In this video they explain the reason they got off the mainframe in the first place and share their […]