Product Type


OpenText Application Modernization

Application Modernization

Unlock the value within core business applications


Modernize your strategic COBOL and mainframe applications to better meet your changing business needs. Let OpenText™ enable your modernization journey quickly without compromising your core business systems and data. Our application modernization solutions help you build on proven IT investments you rely on every day. Deliver continuous value while managing a fast-paced and ever-changing IT landscape.

Unlock the true value in your strategic core business systems

Discover how to deliver immediate and incremental value, while securing access to core COBOL and mainframe applications. Achieving smarter application modernization means striking the right balance between cost, risk and speed to market.

  • Manage IT costs and complexity
    Control costs by modernizing and optimizing IT operations and resources. Bring new development tools, skillsets and practices that balance IT spend and support your application strategy.
  • Mitigate risks without compromise
    Deliver standardized data security across your enterprise, with modern host access by moving core mainframe applications to new platforms and environments like public cloud.
  • Innovate faster and create new value
    Deliver new business value from existing COBOL and mainframe applications using modern tools and new platforms, including cloud.
  • Build, deploy and secure applications at enterprise scale
    Scale mainframe and COBOL application resources on demand as needed to support changing business requirements and increased customer demand.
  • Extend enterprise-level security to the mainframe
    Strengthen mainframe security and increase resilience to cyber threats with a single approach to secure application access for the enterprise and the mainframe.
  • Access the mainframe from the cloud
    Enable secure, modern, centrally managed zero-footprint access to host applications on- or off-cloud.

Mainframe modernization


Deploy comprehensive and flexible analysis, development, test, and multi-platform deployment solutions.


COBOL application modernization


Build, deploy and modernize your COBOL business applications.


Mainframe automation


Scalable RPA for mainframe application automation.


Secure mainframe access


Block cyber threats by securing host access using MFA, TLS, and more.


Mainframe access in the cloud


Modern mainframe access, anywhere, anytime, on any device




Next generation CORBA solutions—ready for REST, Docker containers and the Cloud.



Mainframe change management and deployment


What makes OpenText different


  • Our agnostic position in the application modernization marketplace
    Instead of us prescribing a destination, you set the terms of your modernization journey. Your business strategy, powered by a flexible OpenText solution, drives the agenda.
  • Our comprehensive, holistic view of modernization
    We will continue to support your application modernization strategy, with increased flexibility to enable the technologies that matter to your organization—to the cloud and beyond.
  • Decades of experience and proven success
    We know what it takes to ensure you have a successful modernization journey, achieving success quickly, delivering new value to the business and avoiding costly, painful mistakes.
  • The flexibility to run your solution anywhere
    Whether on premises, private cloud, or hyperscaler (Google Cloud, AWS, Microsoft Azure), we offer application flexibility and portability for your mainframe and COBOL systems.