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‘Full stack’ modernization for IBM i (aka AS/400 or AS400)

ARCAD for IBM i Modernization

Modernize your IBM i applications from database to source code

IBM i Modernization Solution

The platform is not old, it’s the applications.Philippe Magne – ARCAD Software

Reduce costs and risks

» By staying on IBM i and modernizing your applications!

Gain flexibility

» Quickly adapt to business requirements, keeping a high level of flexibility in your information systems

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my modernization project

ModerniZation “as a Service” (MaaS)
Let us handle your project!

Delegate your modernization project to our experts!

ARCAD for IBM i Modernization

Optimize your databases

Open to the Digital World

» Enhanced integration capabilities

Secure your data

» Data security and integrity through automation

Simplify data access

» Thanks to SQL standardization

Conversion to DB2

» Convert PF/LF in DB2 Tables and views

Explicit field names​

» Use explicit field names for clarity

Switch to RPG Free Form

Skilled developers

» Young developers prefer Free Form RPG

Save performances

» Keep execution performance once converted​

Modularize your code

Create Web Services

» For the scalability of your services and the interoperability of applications

Improve maintainability

» Facilitate application maintenance to control costs

ARCAD for IBM i Modernization

Modernize in complete safetyin a 3-step approach

Picto Modernization number 1


Analyze you applications

Picto Modernization number 2

& Test Automation

Structure your development

*secure the modernization process, reducing errors and ensuring the quality of the delivered application

Picto Modernization number 3


Modernize your
Database, Source Code
& User Interface

Start your modernization project with ARCAD for IBM i Modernization

ARCAD transformer,

specialized modernization modules

IBM i Modernization Challenge - Schema

Convert from RPGLE to RPG Free Form

Future-proof your IBM i application assets with automated conversion from RPG to modern Free Form.

Convert Synon (CA 2E) 4GL to modern Free Form

Solve your Synon skills shortage with automated conversion to RPG Free Form.

Convert DB2 tables to modern SQL

Standardize your IBM i database on SQL and boost its performance.

Open your IBM i to Modern UI Technologies!

Transform your business rules into standard RESTful Web services.

Change IBM i field sizes and types with confidence

Automate the expansion of field size, throughout application source code and database.

Let’s discuss your modernization project

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We are extremely satisfied with the results. By converting to RPG Free and SQL, we have resolved the resource shortage – which will translate to less cost and risk in the years to come. We have been able to leverage the 20 years’ worth of functional enhancements to our application and our customers have already perceived benefits in ease-of-use and enhanced performance.

Hugues Clement IT Manager at GeodisHugues Clément, IT Manager at GEODIS

Customer Reference – Orange

  • Business critical application: billing system for mobile phones​
  • Project duration: 30 months​
  • Reduced code volume: ​
    • Before: 20 Million of lines (10,000 programs) ​
    • After modernization: 10 millions (55,000 pgms/procedures)​
  • Complete standard CI/CD pipeline (GitLab, Jira, ARCAD, DROPS)​
  • Coaching on skills transfer on the DevOps toolchain + RPG Free Form​
  • 35% improvement in application performance​
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