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Application Migration


Reuse and modernize your time-tested business applications to newer technologies and strategic platforms with TCS’ Application Migration Services.

The TCS Advantage

  • Proven methodology, process handbooks, reference architecture and models for migration
  • In-house and proven tools for analysis, database conversion, language conversion, platform migration and testing
  • Factory model for migration
  • Experience in handling large migration projects for over 35 years

Services we offer

We, at TCS, offer the following services:

  • Migration from non-strategic to strategic technologies within the IBM mainframe including programming languages, databases, transaction processors and other middleware
  • Re-hosting of IBM, Unisys and other mainframes to open systems
  • Migration and upgrades of RDBMS: DB2, Oracle, SQL Server and Sybase
  • Customized solutions for customer-specific components / requirements
  • Preparation of business process flows and regression test cases as part of testing
  • Pilot or Proof of Concept (PoC) or Proof of Technology to evaluate solution options
  • Migration within platforms: Migration services for few or all application components like the following:
    • Programming language
    • Transaction processor
    • Batch script
    • Database definition and access
  • Migration across platforms: Migration services for infrastructure components like the following:
    • Security
    • Scheduler
    • Printing facility
    • Development tools
    • Testing tools
    • Configuration management tools
    • Administration tools
    • Application components

Solution Benefits

  • De-risk the organizational dependency on unsupported legacy technology and shortage of skilled legacy resources
  • Be equipped with system readiness for future modernization initiatives such as layering and service enabling of components
  • Enable the creation of regression test bed with test cases
  • Maintain the same level of user experience in terms of process flow and user interface while keeping the functionality intact
  • Achieve agility and introduce new products at a faster pace


Sybase to Oracle Rapid Migration (STORM)

Learn more about TCS’ holistic approach for migrating your enterprise system from Sybase ASE (v12.5) to Oracle 11g that reduces both the risk of technology obsolescence and TCO.

Case Studies

IMP reduces costs and improves flexibility through mainframe migration with TCS’ help

Learn how TCS helped IMP reduce costs and improve flexibility through mainframe migration.

Case Studies

Vaudoise Assurances Migrating to iSeries platform

Learn how TCS, with its methodologies and tools, helped Vaudoise Assurances accelerate its migration to the iSeries platform, reducing its operating expenses and increasing flexibility in the system.

White Papers

Success Keys For Migrating From Sybase ASE to DB2 UDB

In this white paper, we describe the key success factors that help migrate the Sybase Database schema, underlying data and the security permissions to DB2 UDB.