Raincode QIX

Raincode CICS Emulator

Raincode  CICS® is an emulator for .NET and Azure platforms. It is the ideal companion for the Raincode COBOL compiler and the Raincode PL/I compiler.

Raincode CICS isn’t another way to run your CICS® applications on a cheaper but equally inflexible platform. It allows you to evolve to a more agile, more versatile system. In addition to your existing COBOL and PL/I  applications, CICS also allows you to develop new transactions in C# or VB.NET.

Raincode CICS is not the end of the story, it’s a step towards a more agile and integrated future.

  • .NET native
  • Based on WCF
  • Robust, distributed and scalable architecture by avoiding a central component
  • Support for dynamically added processing servers
  • Support for PL/I, COBOL and C#
CICS and the Raincode Stack integration

Raincode QIX, the ideal companion of the Raincode Legacy Compilers

Raincode CICS, the ideal companion for Raincode Legacy Compilers

Raincode CICS gives you support for:

  • Resource locking
  • Queues (temporary and transient, mapped to MS Queues)
  • 3270 support (for use with all compatible terminal emulators)
  • CWA (with restrictions)
  • Conversational mode
Raincode CICS provides support for debugging online transactions in Visual Studio®.

TN3270 - Typical menu screen from CICS applicationTN3270 - Typical screen from CICS application

Raincode CICS also includes some extra features:

  • Terminal server scaffolding
  • Remote graphical user interface console administration
  • SQL Server for configuration
  • Azure-ready
  • Configurable tracing and logging, statement per statement or group per group.

QIX Administration Interface

raincode qix videoMeet Raincode CICS, the CICS emulator for the .NET platform.
See some of the coolest characteristics of this cost-saving tool, such as:

    • The “online validation” capability


    • Parallel runs


    • Behavior equivalence between the original and migrated systems


    • Terminal bridging


    • Comprehensive remote graphical console administration


    • And many more!



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