GT Software Webinar to Discuss Pros and Cons of Modernizing or Re-Hosting Mainframes

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Attendees presented with benefits and risks to modernizing or re-hosting mainframes

GT Software, a leading provider of technology solutions for enterprise modernization, is set to host a free webinar on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 11 a.m. EDT. The webinar titled, “Modernize in Place or Re-host and Modernize? A Rundown of the Pros and Cons” will provide attendees with detailed information on the available options for extending legacy systems. Click here to register for the webinar.

Walter Sweat, principle solutions engineer with GT Software will host this web event to help attendees weigh the factors in determining whether to modernize their mainframes or rehost data and applications on new platforms. Sweat is a 30-year veteran in the enterprise modernization space and has collaborated with many global FORTUNE companies to modernize legacy mainframe infrastructures for new business initiatives. In the webinar, attendees will:

  •     Understand the critical success factors for determining migration or modernization decisions,
  •     Hear how other organizations have approached these decisions,
  •     Gain insight into making projects a reality with minimal risk.

“There’s not a simple answer for organizations contemplating whether to modernize or re-host their mainframes as every organization has different needs,” said Steve Able, chief technology officer for GT Software. “Organizations need a methodical approach to consider all the necessary factors when making the right decision.”

For a list of past webinars that topics range from legacy modernization to integrating CICS with new technologies visit here.

About GT Software
GT Software provides enterprise modernization solutions across a variety of platforms. By using GT Software’s solutions, enterprises are able to extend the value of their mainframe infrastructure investments and leverage them in new business initiatives including mobile, web, and cloud applications. In addition, the company delivers a continuum of mainframe applications from re-hosting to NetCobol solutions that drastically reduce costs while increasing performance and productivity.

For more than 30 years, GT Software has provided mainframe expertise to more than 2000 organizations around the globe – delivering a cost-effective approach to modernizing or migrating existing mainframe assets as a way to optimize technology and achieve business goals. For more information, visit

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