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Press release: Government IT paralysis can be instantly cured with “lifting and shifting” legacy applications

As over 26 million Americans file for unemployment due to COVID-19, the computer systems processing state unemployment benefits are straining under the unprecedented increase in claims. 40-year old Cobol-based systems need extra capacity and the expertise of engineers who have the know-how to address decades-old servers. The Charon solutions, by Stromasys, is “lift and shift” […]


Dramatically Decrease Constituent’s Time-to-response, Time-to-benefits, and Time-to-peace of mind

  As the Covid-19 crisis continues, state governmental IT systems are struggling and buckling with the near-instantaneous influx of teleworkers and constituent processing of unemployment insurance, federal benefit programs and other social safety-net submittals and processing. Legacy apps created over 20 years ago (and end-of-life hardware servers installed 25/30 years ago) cannot maintain the capability persistent streams to […]

Continued support throughout COVID-19

  To our valued customers and partners, The effects of COVID-19 are being felt all over the world. Our first heartfelt thought is that everyone stays safe and protected during this time. Stromasys has always been dedicated to ensuring the business continuity of all the companies we serve and this pandemic is no exception to […]

Emulation in disaster recovery plans: How and why it works

  Martin Novak, IT Manager at Professional Target Marketing (PTM), needed to protect one of the company’s main assets. A large database of customer information was mission-critical for the company and Martin knew he needed to ensure business continuity and put a strong disaster recover (DR) plan in place. Based in Toronto, PTM is a […]

On the Microsoft blog: Legacy Alpha application gets a new life as SaaS on Microsoft Azure

For years, a successful actuarial services company relied on a vital financial application that ran on Alpha hardware—a server well past its end-of-life date. To modernize its infrastructure with as little risk as possible, the company turned to Stromasys Inc., experts in cross-platform server virtualization solutions. In a matter of days, the company was running […]