Zero Disruption Mainframe Modernization for a National Railroad Operator
Read how a National Railroad Operator modernized its mainframe system, reducing TCO by nearly 30%, improving system performance, and reducing operational risk.
A National Railroad Operator (Agency) hosted several custom applications on a zOS mainframe based legacy system with a 20+ year old code base.
Attrition of SMEs running and maintaining these applications, limited knowledge and documentation of these applications, and proportionally higher operational cost created significant risks to business continuity and limited the agency’s ability to meet its mission and serve customers cost effectively.
They had struggled with their modernization initiatives over the years as they executed an opportunistic approach to modernization lacking in overall vision, integrated planning and organization-wide coordination.
Infosys Public Services (IPS) had been maintaining the agency’s systems in a managed services model and had developed a good understanding of the application portfolio.
IPS navigated zero disruption modernization of the mainframe system, reducing TCO by nearly 30%, improving system performance and reducing operational risk.