Micro Focus to Showcase Advances in PL/I Application Modernization at the 2013 SHARE Conference

Session will outline how companies can migrate existing mainframe PL/I applications with minimal change to more cost-effective platforms running Windows, Unix, and Linux

4 February 2014

Micro Focus (LSE: MCRO.L), the leading provider of enterprise application modernization, testing, and management solutions, will be hosting a speaker session “Micro Focus PL/I - Re-deploy Fit For Purpose PL/I Apps” at the SHARE Conference in San Francisco, CA on February 7, 2013.

During the session, Davinder Athwal, Technical Architect at Micro Focus will describe Micro Focus PL/I product features and Micro Focus Enterprise Server, which supports execution of “fit for purpose” mainframe PL/I and COBOL programs under control of Micro Focus JES/JCL, CICS, and IMS subsystems across the different Enterprise architectures. Athwal will also provide insight into Micro Focus PL/I’s support of EXEC languages - in particular EXEC SQL using Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, and IBM’s UDB (DB2). The presentation will be followed by a demonstration.

Session Title: Micro Focus PL/I - Re-deploy Fit For Purpose PL/I Apps

When: 9:30 a.m.– 10:30 a.m. (PT) on Thursday, February 7, 2013

Where: Golden Gate 5. Lobby Level, San Francisco Hilton

In addition to the speaker session, Micro Focus is inviting conference participants to visit its Booth #802, in the SHARE Technology Exchange Expo, to find out more about the company’s Mainframe Solutions.

About Micro Focus

Micro Focus, a member of the FTSE 250, provides innovative software that allows companies to dramatically improve the business value of their enterprise applications. Micro Focus Enterprise Application Modernization, Testing and Management software enables customers' business applications to respond rapidly to market changes and embrace modern architectures with reduced cost and risk. For additional information please visit



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