Mainframe to Azure Migration: 6 weeks assessment

Infosys Ltd

Our Value Discovery Approach focuses on the top-down data collection exercise and a bottom-up technical discovery process to help baseline the mainframe portfolio for Azure Migration.

The objective of our Value Discovery Approach is evaluating the mainframe landscape from both business and technical aspects to enable migration to Azure.

Our activities include:

  • Organizing workshops, surveys and meetings with SMEs and business leaders to gain functional knowledge.

  • Analyzing the inventory using our Ki tool to understand the technology landscape.

  • Identification of quick wins to realize immediate benefits.


  • Mainframe Asset Inventory- Granular level of information is gathered from various SMEs and creation of detailed inventory report across Line of Business.

  • Business Process Mapping- Business Process, Interfaces and Data Flow mapping for each function to determine common services and map to technical landscape.

  • Bottom up Reports- Reports generated from our Proprietary tool Ki will acts as a single source of truth for application portfolio.

  • Target Disposition- Target Disposition Model which helps to identify the right modernization strategy.

  • Directional Solutions Architecture- Future-state architecture diagrams used to illustrate changes to the applications and supporting processes.

  • Modernization Roadmap- A template used to illustrate and monitor the modernization implementation.

  • ROM Pricing- Detailed bottoms up cost model underlying application costs across the technology stack.

Pricing for the assessment:

The pricing and duration of the assessment can be varied based on the number of components and Lines of Code.