RM/COBOL delivers a stable, high performance COBOL deployment platform for distributed COBOL applications.
Re-use COBOL business rules
With RM/COBOL, developers can reuse existing COBOL application logic and data to support new business requirements.
Productive development tools
RM/COBOL provides a comprehensive set of development tools enabling programmers to maintain and modernize RM/COBOL applications.
Continue to use RM/COBOL
RM/COBOL v12 continues to be supported and the scheduled program of maintenance releases will ensure that RM/COBOL applications continue to work flawlessly.
Move toward modern COBOL
For organizations that want to modernize applications written in RM/COBOL, Visual COBOL is the most productive COBOL environment in the industry. It’s also easy to learn. The portability of COBOL, together with its built-in high levels of compatibility, means that RM/COBOL applications can take full advantage of the latest tools, the most modern UI technologies, and the latest platforms.
Update your UI
Windows Object Workshop (WOW) Extensions™ is an easy-to-use, integrated development environment that supports screen design, coding, compiling, and testing in a modern visual environment, making COBOL coding easier than ever. They provide seamless integration between COBOL and Windows, giving COBOL applications full access to Windows capabilities. By using the Windows API, WOW Extensions let you add special features to user interfaces.
WOW UI technology
For RM/COBOL users using WOW UI technology, Micro Focus has teamed up with the creators of the WOW Technology, England Technical Services, to provide a conversion service to convert RM/COBOL applications that use WOW into elegant, maintainable COBOL using the latest .NET UI technology WPF, giving all the benefits of a modern UI with minimal effort.
Xcentrisity BIS helps IT organizations distribute their applications across platforms, operating systems, and the Internet with minimum programming and maintenance. It gives application developers the ability to build Services-Oriented Architecture (SOA) applications that incorporate legacy business data and logic, freely mixed with the latest Web languages and tools.
Easily build COBOL web applications
Using XML as the foundation of connectivity with industry-standard Web servers such as Microsoft IIS and Apache, BIS offers application developers a unique opportunity to build state-of-the-art browser-based Web Applications and SOAP-based Web services comprising COBOL programs and COBOL data files and databases.