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Why enterprises are adapting their COBOL apps vs. ditching them

By | June 22, 2020

Published on June 19, 2020 by TechBeacon

If 60 is indeed the new 30, COBOL is still in its prime—and many customers are taking advantage of that fact by modernizing their legacy applications to use today’s technology, from cloud to XML and DevOps.

COBOL’s been in the news recently, blamed for delaying some US states’ unemployment payments in the midst of the worldwide pandemic. But some observers say that COBOL has taken the heat unfairly and that the fault lies instead with stodgy hardware, website overload, and other front-end-related problems.

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