Micro Focus and Microsoft Partner to Deliver Digital Transformation Strategies for Government Agencies 

Micro Focus has announced an expanded strategic collaboration with Microsoft targeted at government clients. According to the companies, the partnership provides a strategy for enabling mainframe applications to run on Microsoft Azure. 

With 92% of IT leaders regarding their COBOL applications as strategic to their business, the companies say, this collaboration helps to deliver digital transformation strategies that maximize business potential and ensure continued innovation.

“When undertaking a digital transformation initiative, it’s important that the right partners and technologies are chosen to support long-term success,” said Neil Fowler, Micro Focus general manager of application modernization and connectivity. “With Micro Focus and Microsoft’s collaboration, government clients can reduce costs and extract maximum value from their existing core systems, as opposed to risky ‘rip and replace’ initiatives.”

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