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Enterprise Product Set Introductory customer presentation. An introduction to the new Micro Focus Enterprise product set, released 2012, taken from the webinar of the same name, August 2012. For more …

Enterprise Product Set Introductory customer presentation. An introduction to the new Micro Focus Enterprise product set, released 2012, taken from the webinar of the same name, August 2012. For more information see www.microfocus.com

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  • From a technical perspective, the migration project makes use of trusted and proven technology that we call our Reference Architecture. This defines all the critical elements required as part of an application migration and lays out for customer, partner and Micro Focus technical teams effectively a blue-print for undertaking the project.We also have this environment set up in various labs around the globe and are able to use it to demonstrate and prove aspects of the migration as part of our engagement with you.You can see here an array of technical elements which comprise a comprehensive migration of a mainframe application.
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    • 1. Micro Focus Customer Webinar SeriesTransforming what the mainframe can do1. Turning Mainframe Thinking on its Head Derek Britton, Micro Focus
    • 2. > Agenda Mainframe Value The mainframe challenge Addressing Common Themes Introducing the Enterprise product set Modernization – working with Micro Focus Questions and Answers [raise a hand!]
    • 3. > Mainframe Value Robust Scalable High-performance Platform choice Improved TCO
    • 4. > Fundamental goals exist QUALITY AGILITY COST RISK Reduce, remove or Improve quality Mitigate, reduce Enhance, increase avoid cost of skills, and avoid risk and exploit applications and business agility processes
    • 5. Mainframe IT Challenges Vary by Role Head of Service Strategy Technical IT Ops Mgr Ops Mgr CTO QA Manager Chief Architect CIODevelopment Delivery Mgr Manager Analyst
    • 6. We are running short “Talent management processing of batch Our mainframe environment can’tMy mainframe suppliers time we need to try to is the #1 priority for and soon enough the new testing we need to do. We know what support We are stifled on 3270 and corporate leaders,is difficult All our composite applications need we won’t be able to run up to decide My Java guys cut can’t meet demand because itwon’t change their pricing Our production system but it do, Which is the quickest from third on theto start. Everything front ends toMy enough but where their end-of-month in time – list test against code well mainframe takes too long to get applicationso we need to find a moretakes priority and way to build new last year” - PWC upgrade is too the the back-end – but our developers costly changes delivered. frequently impacts ourrelates to everything else and test they know nothing is environmentcost-effective way of services – what about our business experts run schedules. We never expensive of managing access or the knowledge. don’t have because I need We need no testto identify there’s no easy way We have first cases to applications just aren’t My teamsrunning the business processes run the just to the applications that of productive hit test milestones. system atlas. our All our testing is manual right now. speak of and use copies should we use? enoughWe need to stop spending to meet environment. are costing aon the there’s no We are stifledus– 3270 and but most production datacomplex set of I havenearly theour Op Ex on just all backlog of business All studies we do are immediately Exhibiting common themes We need to find ways tocan’t meet demand because – money mainframe applications it across aprocess of automation or variety behind requirementskeeping the lights on out of date. I can’t track changes I want to our Service meet know how indicators – these towould up. and it nothing else deliver it takes too long are the takes forever to set Testing is hugely applicationsI only have a couple of Which We need to find ways to meet provide the same commitments which are any we need to changes ones application assess first! I have 20% more made back to our we can overtake expensive in human our Service commitments the applications that needs this old are making us business function service delivery original change request ourharder than ever competition with costs but also harder than ever do environment but I’m paying which are most money – because it We won’t collaborate projects to completethere is simply no – superior IT consumes over 50%have the skills to fortune for it each year. we of a properly unless we can all this year than last joined up process functionality mainframe resources them forward? need to fix this. take We use Eclipse Head of Service Strategy Technical IT Ops Mgr Ops Mgr CTO QA Manager Chief Architect CIO Development Delivery Mgr Manager Analyst
    • 7. > Common themesWhich of our applications We must solve our Our mainframe testing We are running shortshould we take forward? skills shortage is hugely expensive of processing timeWe need factual insight We are stifled using We never hit our test The mainframe upgradeto shape our IT strategy old, 3270 software and QA milestones is too expensiveWhat is the impact of My teams aren’t We need 20% more I’m paying a fortunethis system change? collaborating enough capacity for testing to run our systems Knowledge Development Quality Deployment Head of Service Strategy Technical IT Ops Mgr Ops Mgr CTO QA Manager Chief Architect CIODevelopment Delivery Mgr Manager Analyst
    • 8. > Common themes with common needs Unified Application Requirements Management, Development, Test Environment Application Service Portfolio Knowledge, Requirements Definition and Execution, Deployment Requirements Definition and Management, Test Data Management, Change Management User Access Knowledge Development Quality Deployment Head of Service Strategy Technical IT Ops Mgr Ops Mgr CTO QA Manager Chief Architect CIODevelopment Delivery Mgr Manager Analyst
    • 9. > Solved by Micro Focus Enterprise Analyzer Enterprise Developer Enterprise Test Server, Enterprise Server Rumba Knowledge Development Quality Deployment Head of Service Strategy Technical IT Ops Mgr Ops Mgr CTO QA Manager Chief Architect CIODevelopment Delivery Mgr Manager Analyst
    • 10. Knowledge Development Quality Deployment
    • 11. A unified solution Whatever your journey, wherever your destinationKnowledge Development Quality Deployment
    • 12. Addressing Common themes - The Enterprise product set
    • 13. KnowledgeEnterprise-wide information and insight to support superior IT strategy Cards Consumer Banking Benefits • Identify genuine priorities to improve application portfolio • Accelerate modernization projects by 40% and more • Cut 15% and more from maintenance budgets Core Banking Capability Account Opening • A variety of technical, operational data is presented as business insight • Dashboard views allow focus on key KPIs to enable informed decision making • Detailed technical metrics are derived from the only source of truth – the applications themselves
    • 14. KnowledgeUnderstanding the Mainframe Application Portfolio Technical Analysis Technical Users Execute development and Understand application code modernization activities Enterprise Application Knowledgebase Business Insight Business Users Understand how applications support Manage IT like a business the business
    • 15. KnowledgeUnderstanding and Visualizing Mainframe Applications Share insights in standard formats Users can customize their views Select code of Interest quickly Intelligent diagrams let users make smarter changes Multiple perspectives boost insight
    • 16. KnowledgeVisualizing Mainframe Applications to support strategic IT decisions Executive dashboards summarize portfolio trends Users can “drill down” within a dashboard for more detail Metrics sorted by business groupings like “department” Collect data from other sources to locate Enrich “technical” productivity & quality metrics with data from issues business stakeholders
    • 17. DevelopmentBest-in-class development environment for superior productivity Benefits Capability • Rejuvenation of skill pool across modern • Unified Visual Studio or Eclipse environments environment supports cross-development • Delivery times improved by 40% • Productive environment reduces rework, saves time and accelerates new • Improved application quality opportunities • Unprecedented innovation capacity • Collaboration improves quality
    • 18. DevelopmentBest-in-class enterprise development environment for superior productivity Application Development Limited development capacity Expensive resources Cost Time-consuming, poor collaboration, low productivity
    • 19. DevelopmentBest-in-class enterprise development environment for superior productivity Application Development Unrestricted capacity Enterprise Developer Lower-cost resources Team Edition Cost Rapid development, high collaboration, accelerated productivity
    • 20. DevelopmentBest-in-class enterprise development environment for superior productivity Industry-standard programming environment Equivalent to all other contemporary languages Composite application development and testing
    • 21. DevelopmentBest-in-class enterprise development environment for superior productivityz/OS Remote System Mainframe • Mainframe Access Source Control Data VSAM, -JES/MVS explorer Prod DB2 - SCLM - Edit/Compile/Debug Test • Applications Dev Remote Access Synchronize z/OS Windows, zBX Local Edit, Compile, Debug, Unit Test Local Data Pre-Prod Func Source Local Loadlibs Integ Source Config Data Loadlibs Config Source Loadlibs Data Config Local Windows based Team Data Data Development Server Eclipse based Environment
    • 22. QualityGround-breaking quality with unprecedented flexibility and cost-efficiency User Acceptance Testing System Testing Functional Testing Integration Testing Unit Testing Development Limited capacity Expensive resources Lack of agility
    • 23. QualityGround-breaking quality with unprecedented flexibility and cost-efficiency User Acceptance Testing System Testing Functional Testing Integration Testing Unit Testing Development
    • 24. QualityGround-breaking quality with unprecedented flexibility and cost-efficiency Efficient Service Delivery User Acceptance Testing System Testing Functional Testing Integration Testing Unit Testing Development High, scalable capacity Cost-effective resources Highly Flexible
    • 25. QualityGround-breaking quality with unprecedented flexibility and cost-efficiency Micro Focus Enterprise Test Server User Acceptance Testing System Testing Functional Testing Integration Testing Unit Testing Development Benefits Capability • Reduce costs of testing resources and • Undertake scaled enterprise testing without contain costs of expanding test resources consuming mainframe cost or resource • Remove capacity bottlenecks and improve • Server-based solutions flex and scale to support time-to-delivery intensive testing periods • Test more in less time • Improve delivery quality and unify the development process • Provides an end-to-end Java and .NET test framework
    • 26. QualityGround-breaking quality with unprecedented flexibility and cost-efficiency Mainframe • Mainframe Data VSAM, DB2 Mainframe Synchronize Automate Build Source Control • Applications Test Platform Available Prod Test • Initiate Automated build • InSync with Mainframe Identify application Inventory Dev z/OS Remote Access • Multiple On failure – Output listing • Test Regions available Synchronize • Synchronize source/data (MFA) • Build • local Test Server Loadlibs to Online, Batch, User, Functional etc • Automate Windows Server • Refresh data Build SysTest Func Source Loadlibs Integ Source Config Loadlibs Data Config Source Loadlibs Data Config Data Test Regions Enterprise Test Server 26
    • 27. DeploymentThe low-cost, low-risk route to agile enterprise application deployment Production Deployment Constrained capacity Expensive resources Cost Lack of agility
    • 28. DeploymentThe low-cost, low-risk route to agile enterprise application deployment Production Deployment Improved capacity Enterprise Server Cheaper resources Cost Improved agility
    • 29. DeploymentThe low-cost, low-risk route to agile enterprise application deployment Benefits Your business • Up to 77-90% reduction in operating cost; the low-risk application alternative to rewrite and replace • Shorten delivery cycles by 50% • Agile IT through Server Consolidation and Flexibility CICS IMS-TM JCL SQL Server IMS-DB Oracle DB2 VSAM ADABAS Capability Micro Focus Infrastructure SCHEDULING, OPERATIONS • Enterprise application deployment without the mainframe cost MANAGEMENT, BACKUP / ARCHIVE… • COBOL and PL/I, CICS, IMS-TM, DB2, IMS DB, VSAM and JCL apps Systems Infrastructure redeployed with little source code change zEnterprise • Proven environment supporting hundreds of live clients LINUX WINDOWS UNIX • Deploy to any enterprise-standard environments Open Systems Hardware
    • 30. DeploymentThe Micro Focus Reference Architecture: Blueprint for Success Micro Focus Enterprise Server Communications Execution Environment Batch Infrastructure RUMBA interfaces Management + monitoring Job Scheduler 3270 clients tn3270 ESKMAC MS Operations Manager CA WA CICS 1SC JCL Output and Print Management SORT Utilities GDG LRS VPSX LU 6.2 / Ms Biz Talk APPC HIS Sort C CICS O Syncsort HTTP SOAP B IMS TM PLI Web O Backup and Archive MS IIS Services MQ Series L SOA DS DataArc CTG / ECI Security Library Utilities ESM MS Active Directory Email, FTP .. 3rd Party HTML/http IMS Connect Rumba clients OnWeb EZASOKET … Data SQL Administration VASM SEQ IMS DB MS SQL Server Development & Test Requirements Assessment IDE Source Mgnt Test UI Mod SOA Enablement Caliber Ent. Analyzer Visual Studio VSTS Silk Rumba IMTK Communications Interfaces Execution Environment Batch Infrastructure Data Development & Test
    • 31. > Your Modernization Journey Unified Application Development, Test Environment, Application Service Portfolio Knowledge, Requirements Definition Test Data Management, Deployment Requirements Definition and Management, User Access Change Management Knowledge Development Quality Deployment Enterprise Analyzer Enterprise Developer Enterprise Test Server Enterprise Server Micro Focus Enterprise product set
    • 32. > Modernization: sound practice Package 10x costCOST Rewrite 4x cost Modernize 1x cost Lowest cost Package Medium riskRISK Rewrite High risk Modernize Low risk Lowest risk Package 2-3 yearsTIME TO Rewrite 3-5 yearsVALUE Modernize 4 months Shortest time Package 0/10 competitive advantageCOMPETITIVEADVANTAGE Rewrite 6/10 competitive advantage(0 – 10) Modernize 10/10 competitive advantage Greatest advantageSource: CIO
    • 33. > Delivered by Micro Focus & Skills Toolsour partners ProcessHundreds ofenterprise deploymentsAcross dozensof platforms35 yearsinvestment & skillsGlobal delivery partners Client Success
    • 34. > First Steps – Application Value Profile Day Outline survey of key application stakeholders Review and outlineClient-site meeting proposal within days Overall Summary – App Application by Application Detailed Application Totals, Developer Totals, key data - value, cost, Information - Languages, Outline of IT strategy and Outline Application composition, function, Data Volumes, Interfaces, key considerationsSummary, Indicative Costs deployment characteristics Subsystems General Information Application Overview Technical Review Strategy Fit Head of Service Strategy Technical IT Ops Mgr Ops Mgr CTO QA Manager Chief Architect CIODevelopment Delivery Mgr Manager Analyst
    • 35. > Supporting InformationProduct homepage: http://www.microfocus.com/products/enterprise/Product set landing page: http://Online.microfocus.comWebinar Series : Sept 2012 1. Introduction 2. Enterprise Analyzer (9/12) 3. Enterprise Developer (9/19) 4. Enterprise Test Server (9/26) 5. Enterprise Server (10/3) http://www.microfocus.com/resources/events/mainframe-webinars/mainframe-webinars.aspxEmail: transform@microfocus.com
    • 36. Micro Focus Enterprise product set introductionTurning Mainframe Thinking on Its HeadQuestionsJuly 2012