Convert Products

The Forecross suite of conversion products are the best in the market. A few key points:

Database
Modernization

If you're thinking about modernizing your applications from pre-relational databases such as IDMS-DB or VSAM to a relational database such as DB2, Oracle, or SQL Server it means:

  • You get a true relational SQL database design - with all of the primary and foreign keys properly implemented
  • No "junction" tables are needed to implement SQL relationships so your converted applications will have excellent performance with no unnecessary I/O.
  • You get a guarantee that no data will be left behind during the ETL process
To learn more, click on a link below

Convert/IDMS-DB™
Convert/VSAM™

Language
Modernization

If you want to convert from a 3rd or 4th generation language such as ADS/O, CSP, COBOL or PL/I to C# .NET, VB .NET, IBM EGL (Java), or .NET COBOL, it means:

  • There are no 'black box' tools or run-time routines for you to maintain or depend on after the migration is complete
  • The generated code uses easy-to-maintain, industry-standard application programming techniques
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Convert/ADSO™
Convert/CSP™
ReDirect/COBOL™

User Interface
Modernization

If you plan to migrate from an older user interface such as IDMS-DC to CICS it means:

  • You get 100% pseudo-conversational programs - NO exceptions
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Convert/IDMS-DC™