Migration Aid

Tool for managing software supports the Oldenburgische Landesbank when switching from the BS2000 system on UNIX server ohringen, August 12, 2008 – the migration of the core banking system Kordoba Core24 and the value system of paper KGS (Kordoba global securities) of the mainframe system BS2000 on UNIX server Oldenburgische Landesbank AG (OLB) needed a powerful tool for managing software. The solution emerged from this request out together with Gajo software piTop for the software processing. The OLB headquartered in Oldenburg, and over 170 branches is the largest private regional bank in the Northwest of Lower Saxony, Germany. Tailor-made solutions and the proximity to the customers make it a reliable partner for private and corporate clients. Largely automated software maintenance as a target the Oldenburgische Landesbank and Gebert software work together for over ten years.

So inserted solution JIGS RZA has been used since the mid-1990s by the OLB devised for BS2000 mainframe systems, and especially in the banking sector. Five years later the State Bank introduced the product JIGS-ETS software management under BS2000, 2005 supplemented with JIGS KMS, to serve also the UNIX environment. In mid-2007 it came in a joint pilot project to the birth of a new software product. Because JIGS KMS was too complex for the developer, the OLB managers saw the need to create a pure developer environment? End of 2007 we developed the basic concept together with Gajo software in several working group sessions for piTop\”, Peter Cordes, Director looks back, information technology at the OLB on the project launch. Because, so that we can manage software deliveries of the manufacturer as possible automatically maintain their own changes, we needed a tool that effort gently and safely supports us in the migration processes\”he justified the necessity of adequate tools for managing software. It should provide an intuitive interface for the developer, the composed reasons a simple handling is limited to the main functions.