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Transforming Business Dynamics With AS400 Modernization

Staying ahead of the curve is no longer a differentiator but a necessity for businesses to thrive and outshine the competition. AS400 modernization empowers businesses of all sizes to unlock unparalleled agility and efficiency by aligning their operations with emerging technologies and the latest industry trends.

As a reputed IBM i modernization company, we help businesses in modernizing their applications or programs developed under legacy codes such as RPG or COBOL. With our iSeries modernization services, businesses can harness the power of cloud computing, mobility, and real-time analytics to optimize operations, drive informed decision-making, stay agile and adaptable, and gain a competitive advantage. Embrace the future with AS400 modernization and unlock the world of opportunities for exponential growth and sustainable long-term success.

IBM i Modernization

Our Offerings

Unlocking New Possibilities With iSeries Modernization Services

AS400 Modernization Consulting

Align the modernization roadmap tailored to the business and process requirements with IBMi consulting.

RPG Modernization

Rapid modernization at scale for RPG II, RPG III, ILE RPG, Free-form RPG, CL, ILE CL, etc. to modern architectures like JAVA.

DB2 Upgradation

Seamless upgrade of older versions of DB2 to DB2 11.5 to improve query performance and facilitate smooth data transfer between Db2 databases.

AS400 APIfication

Implementation of future-ready architecture and APIs on legacy systems to enable faster information exchange with external applications.

AS400 UI Modernization

AS400 user interface modernization to render a new and enhanced look to the existing application, improving user and customer experience.

DevOps on IBM i

Strategy and implementation of DevOps on IBM i, including continuous application deployment to cut on delivery cycles and reduce risk.

Modernize and Thrive With IBM i Modernization

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Our Capabilities in IBM i Application Modernization

Unleashing the Potential of IBM i Application Modernization for Business Transformation

Application Rehosting

Peer-proven approach to rehost AS400 application ‘as is’ on the Cloud to minimize cost and expand the scale. The application is rehosted at the source code level, recompiled, and executed on the Cloud.

Application Reengineering

Breathe new life into aging AS400 applications by optimizing code, integrating new features, and enhancing security to meet the modern demands of the ever-evolving digital landscape.

Application Rearchitecting

When the AS400 application portfolio is unable to meet current or near-future business requirements, developers rearchitect AS400 applications and process them as Cloud-native workloads.

Application Renovation

Complete overhaul of the legacy AS400 application including database, UI, and Programming Language along with the adoption of DevOps.

Our Approach

Infuse a New Life Into Legacy Business Applications With IBM i Modernization

Assessment of Requirements

Assessment of Requirements

Our IBM i experts meticulously evaluate project scope, objectives, requirements, and expectations to devise a roadmap for modernization.

Agreement on Service Models

Agreement on Service Models

We recommend the most appropriate engagement model tailored to the project requirements coupled with the best resources to modernize AS400 systems.

Ideate and Modernize

Ideate and Modernize

Our seasoned IBM i experts collaborate with decision-makers to ideate and modernize legacy applications tailored to the project specifications and business goals.

Testing and QA

Testing and QA

End-to-end testing of workloads and applications, client feedback, and extensive documentation are integrated into our IBM i modernization process.



Post modernization, “the end of the beginning starts” with regular monitoring and debugging of applications to ensure hassle-free operation.

Reimagine Efficiency With Our AS400 Application Modernization Practice

We have the complete ecosystem to help organizations reinvent their processes through IBM and other cutting-edge technologies. Enterprise application development, business resiliency, or digital transformation—we can help you achieve your goals timely and cost-efficiently.

AS400 Application Modernization

Emerging Technologies

Expertise in AI, Machine Learning, and Blockchain technologies to augment the application core and maximize efficiency. Strategic frameworks to future-proof application architecture and prevent feature bloat.

Cloud Expertise

Prowess in developing and maintaining cloud application real-estate, experience in private/public/hybrid cloud environments, migration to DevOps practices and microservices-based architecture in the cloud.

Legacy Modernization

Deep experience in unlocking IBM’s legacy application portfolio by app rehosting, app reengineering, app rearchitecting, and app renovation. Time-tested methodology to remediate process and technical debt.

Mobile App Development

Enterprise-proven comprehensive solutions and services to accelerate and optimize IBM mobile app development—strategy, app architecture, prototype, and market-ready product. We have a dedicated team for developing business applications.

Our Engagement Models

Drive innovation and digital transformation with our flexible engagement plans for AS400 application modernization

Fixed Price Model

Ideal for small and medium-sized IBM i modernization projects. This engagement model allows clients to pay a fixed amount for all milestone deliverables.

Time and Material Model

Best suited for IBM i modernization projects where the requirements are dynamic and flexible. In this model, the client is billed as per the efforts invested by IBM i experts per month.

SLA/Milestone-based Model

This popular engagement model is ideal for clients looking for AS400 modernization services for a process-oriented project with defined internal and external milestones.

Build Your Team ® Model

This team-building model allows clients to onboard handpicked AS400 application modernization experts just when and where they need them.

Modernize AS400 Systems for Competitive Advantage

Quick Assessment

Why Choose Damco as Your IBM i Modernization Company

We are committed to empowering businesses to quickly adapt, innovate, and excel in today’s competitive business landscape with our AS400 modernization services.

In-depth Assessment

In-depth Assessment

Assessment of existing IT frameworks, software/hardware dependencies, and user needs for hassle-free IBM i modernization and optimized TCO.

Industry Competency

Industry Competency

Deep understanding of the length and breadth of industries and business processes to tailor IBM i modernization solutions as per unique needs.

Cost-efficient Support

Cost-efficient Support

Custom support and flexible engagement models for growth-focused firms: SLA-based, on and off-shore teams, fractional or ad-hoc support.

Diverse Clientele

Diverse Clientele

Experienced in supporting clients of all sizes across industry verticals – funded startups. SMBs, ISVs, and enterprise-level organizations.

Compliance and Governance

Compliance and Governance

100% adherence to company policies and compliance regulations. Solid documentation to support post-modernization governance.

Flexible Protection Plans

Flexible Protection Plans

We offer post-modernization IBM i support to iron out the glitches immediately under our customized, flexible, and affordable plans.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does an IBM iSeries application modernization project take?

Depending on the project scope, the application modernization duration can vary from a few weeks to some months. We follow an agile and collaborative approach to modernize IBM iSeries applications/AS400 Systems with the highest quality development standards. Get in touch with one of our IBM i experts to get a ballpark estimate for your application modernization project.

How much does it cost to outsource the IBM iSeries application modernization project?

The cost of modernizing IBM iSeries applications/AS400 Systems depends on a multitude of factors such as the business objective, project scope, workload volume/complexity, engagement model, technology stack, total man-hours required, legacy state, and more. Having said that, we aim to strike a perfect balance between quality and cost for maximum satisfaction.

Our results with IBM application modernization services are sub-optimal. Do you offer post-modernization consulting?

Indeed, we offer post-modernization consultation services for IBM iSeries applications. We have a wide pool of talented AS400 experts that has rich hands-on experience in redeeming sub-optimal application modernization. We can help you accomplish all your desired goals and business objectives on time and within budget. Contact our modernization consulting IBM i experts with your project requirements.

How does outsourcing for IBM i modernization work?

Our seasoned IBM AS400 consultants get in touch with clients to understand their unique business requirements and desired objectives. Based on the project scope, we offer a project proposal coupled with flexible engagement models to choose from. After signing the contract, our IBM i experts immediately begin the modernization of legacy applications.

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