Published by SiliconANGLE Media, 3 February 2020, by Mike Wheatley

OpenLegacy Raises $20M to Help Businesses Modernize Legacy Applications

Application modernization startup OpenLegacy Inc. has raised $20 million to help it pursue its mission of helping financial services companies move their information technology infrastructures into the cloud-native era. Japan’s SBI Holdings Inc. was the sole investor in the latest round, announced late last week. It brings OpenLegacy’s total funding to date to $70 million.

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Published by Retail Banker International, 31 January 2020, by Verdict Staff

Japan’s SBI Invests $20m in Fintech Firm Openlegacy Technologies

Japan’s SBI Holdings has made a $20m investment in Openlegacy Technologies, which supports API integration of core banking platforms. SBI will now recommend using the OpenLegacy API platform that enables regional banks to undergo digital transformation.

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Published by Finextra, 31 January  2020

SBI Invests $20m in Core Banking-API Integration Firm OpenLegacy

Japan's SBI Holdings has invested $20 million in OpenLegacy Technologies, an American software firm that smooths API integration of core banking systems. Citi, FIS and BNP Paribas-Cardif are among the clients for OpenLegacy's platform, which helps them to create microservices-based APIs to extend their core banking systems to the digital world, including the web, mobile and cloud.

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Published by, 23 January 2020, by Zeev Avidan

Microservices: The Advantages of SOA Without Its Drawbacks

Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) was the great hope of organizations decades ago when they sought to advance legacy system integration, reduce and bypass layers, and rapidly access the system of record. At the time, the existing solution was point-to-point integration, creating a brittle “spaghetti” middle layer that was hard to manage. This was replaced by SOA, which was later augmented with ESB. This fixed the spaghetti mess by creating an intermediate set of layers, which added complexity to the integration process.

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Published by SD Times, 10 December 2019, by Hans Otharsson

Guest View: Mainframers Versus Digital Transformation Engineers

Contrary to popular belief, the world is not full of start-ups. There’s a reason the world’s top X companies lists exist – these well-established powerhouses have been around for decades.

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Published by SD Times, December 2019, by Hans Otharsson

Best of Friends, Greatest of Enemies

Contrary to popular belief, the world is not full of start-ups. There's a reason the world's top X companies lists exist — these well-established powerhouses have been around for decades.

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Published by THE NEWSTACK, 25 November 2019, by Hans Otharsson

No More Middleware: Microservices Give COBOL New Life on the Mainframe

Mainframes, legacy systems, and COBOL are getting a bad rap that they just don’t deserve. COBOL is still a common, business-oriented language, contrary to the reports of its demise at the hands of JAVA, Python, and Ruby. COBOL is easy to learn and easy to read and it delivers high performance when compiled.

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Published by CFOTech.Asia, 30 October 2019

OpenLegacy Uses $50M Windfall to Fund APJ Expansion

OpenLegacy, a microservices-based API integration and management delivery firm, is firmly expanding its reach into Asia Pacific and Japan, thanks to a $50 million investment windfall, including significant funding from Silverhorn Investment.

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Published by Database Trends & Applications, 28 October 2019, by Joyce Wells

OpenLegacy and Compuware Partner for Rapid Automated Creation of Mainframe APIs for Large Enterprises

OpenLegacy, which delivers microservices-based API integration and management for core and legacy systems, is partnering with Compuware, which provides modern and agile mainframe software tools for DevOps, to accelerate mainframe integration with modern apps using APIs and microservices.

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Published by DZone, 25 October 2019, by Zeev Avidan

Business Impact: Before and After Microservice-Based APIs

Using data storage and access methods — like VSAM, IDMS, IMS, DB2, Oracle, and ADABAS — to store and rapidly access data through mission and business-critical applications are written in COBOL, Assembler, Fortran, ADS, RPG, and Natural, these business giants now find themselves unable to stay on the cutting edge in terms of speeding delivery of innovative digital channels and applications.

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Published by IT EnterpriseTalk, 23 October 2019, ET Bureau

OpenLegacy Continues Global Expansion With Hong Kong Office Funded by Silverhorn Investment

OpenLegacy, the leader in delivering microservices-based API integration and management for core and legacy systems, has expanded into Asia Pacific/Japan and hired General Manager Joseph Wong, who has spent decades building Asian success for international technology companies.

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Published by ADTmag, 14 October 2019, by John K. Waters

Compuware Partners with OpenLegacy to Advance DevOps on the Mainframe

Compuware released the latest update of its Topaz for Total Test automated testing solution last week with a number of enhancements, including direct access to the OpenLegacy platform, advanced analytics from its free zAdvisor service, and other improvements that enable unit testing to be applied to a larger range of programs.

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Published by THE NEWSTACK, 14 October 2019, by Hans Otharsson

Reality Check: 6 Cost-Benefit Considerations When Adopting Microservices

When considering any IT infrastructure changes, the most critical consideration is “Do the benefits and value of a new technology solution override its costs?”  In the case of adopting microservices, the answer is definitely yes, especially as they accelerate time to market of new applications for demanding customers while leveraging the stability of legacy systems.

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Published by, 9 October 2019, by MIKE VIZARD

OpenLegacy Partners With Compuware to Advance DevOps on Mainframes

OpenLegacy has allied with Compuware to make it easier to build and debug microservices-based applications employing REST application programming interfaces (APIs) to access data residing on mainframes.

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Published by, 7 October 2019

Monoliths, Microservices, And Ibm I Modernization: Part 1

What’s the best approach for application modernization: Maintain the monolithic architecture, or break it into individual microservices? This is an important question, especially for IBM i shops that are looking to take their considerable investment in encoded business logic to the next level.

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Published by IT Masters Magazine

Being the Best Digital Bank Is Their Goal

[Interview with OpenLegacy customer, Tiago Spritzer, Technology Director of Grupo Financiero Banamex]
Citibanamex knows that today differentiation lies in the digital platforms. With its new mobile banking, digital branches, and open APIs, Mexico's oldest financial group is looking to gain participation and improve customer service. Spanish version also available here.

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Published by informationWeek, 20 May 2019

Six DevOps Misconceptions Debunked

The road to DevOps success is littered with myths and misconceptions. Here are the largest potholes you need to avoid. While DevOps is firmly grounded in reality, numerous myths and misconceptions have grown up around the concept.

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Published by TheNewStack, 18 April 2019

How to Bring Legacy Systems to DevOps Speed

The key to organizational success in every vertical today is to access legacy or backend systems — the workhorse — without creating more code and holding up agile and DevOps — the thoroughbreds that accelerate digital transformation.

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The factors driving the cloud micro services market is, with rapid enhancement in advanced technologies, use of connected devices and digital solutions is gaining high momentum due to which, the scope of digital transformation is getting broader.

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Published by KPMG, 6 March 2019

Doing Business in Israel - March Edition

“When digital transformation is done right, it’s like a caterpillar turning into a butterfly, but when done wrong, all you have is a really fast caterpillar.” The complex nature of digitalization, cleverly summed up by the renowned MIT Professor George Westerman, is even more intricate for the financial services sectors.

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Microservices architecture has paved way to new approaches in application programming interfaces (API), which allows setting a more agile development in delivering services to clients. The architecture based on microservices is a new way to creating next-generation cloud infrastructures.

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Published by InsurTech World, 5 February 2019

API- a key component of insurance digital transformation

Insurers generally have a multiplicity of incompatible core systems of record across different business units and country operations. How do they deliver constant, digitally transformed customer delight and collapse claims and operational costs?

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Published by Insights Success Magazine, 21 December 2018

The 10 Best Performing API Solution Providers, 2019

In addition to being named one of the Top 10 Best Performing API Solution Providers, disruptive newcomer OpenLegacy has recently been making headlines around the world with an impressive $30 million dollar funding round.

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Published by, 4 December 2018, Tom Smith

Leverage Legacy Systems With APIs and Microservices

Great catching up with Zeev Avidan, Chief Product Officer, OpenLegacy on the heels of them closing a $30 million funding round and launching version 4.2 of their API integration and management platform. To date, OpenLegacy has earned their stripes by enabling financial services and insurance companies with significant legacy infrastructure to leverage existing systems and avoid or mitigate the risk of costly migration and modernization projects. 

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Published by, 28 November 2018, Hagar Ravet

BNP Paribas Backs API Startup OpenLegacy

Euronext-listed bank BNP Paribas SA participated in a $30 million funding round for Reston, Virginia-headquartered application programming interface (API) startup OpenLegacy Inc., the latter announced Wednesday.

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JERUSALEM, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Israel’s OpenLegacy, whose software helps companies create digital services from older systems, said on Wednesday it raised $30 million in a funding round led by Silverhorn Investment Advisors.

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Published by Digital Insurance, 26 November 2018

APIs, A Key Component of Insurance Digital Transformation

Fun fact: Many long-established insurance companies still rely on legacy mainframes computers running applications in an outdated programming language from the 1960s. 

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Published by, 8 November 2018

What Devs Need to Know About DevOps

Automation, alignment, and security are just three of a long list of things for developers to learn about DevOps. Do you need to strengthen the security of the mobile apps you build? Discover more than 50 secure mobile development coding practices to make your apps more secure.

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Published by, 7 November 2018, Alex Woodie

Modernizing IBM i Apps with Microservices

Application modernization means different things to different people. For some, it could be turning a 5250 screen into a Web or mobile interface, or replacing database access with SQL. But for others in the IBM i community, including the vendor OpenLegacy, modernization refers to exposing existing business logic as APIs through a microservices architecture.

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New IMS Connector Simplifies the Creation of Digital Channels and Innovations in IMS Environments OpenLegacy, the leader in delivering microservices-based API integration and management for core and legacy systems, announces the latest addition to its comprehensive library of native connectors to include the IMS DC system.

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OpenLegacy, the leader in delivering microservices-based API integration and management for on-premise and legacy applications, announces the latest version of its software, smoothing the path for enterprises to speed integration of the latest in fintech, insurtech, and other digital, customer- and process-focused technologies.

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Cloud Micro services – Global Market Future study with Growth at CAGR of +5.5% by 2025 | Top Companies like – WS, CA Technologies, Contino, CoScale, IBM, Infosys, Kontena, Macaw Software, Marlabs, Microsoft, Netifi, NGINX, OpenLegacy, Oracle,, Pivotal Software.

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Published by Business Insider, 21 September 2018

OpenLegacy Selected for Spot in Fintech Europe's First Accelerator Batch

OpenLegacy was recently selected as one of nine startups in Fintech Europe's initial accelerator batch. Sponsored by Plug and Play in partnership with Deutsche Bank and Tech Quartier, the Frankfurt-based program intends to run two 12-accelerator batches per year.

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Published by Yahoo Finance, 6 September 2018

OpenLegacy Sees Significant Growth in the First Half of 2018

OpenLegacy has experienced significant growth in sales and personnel since January of 2018, especially in North America. The expansion includes a team increase of 26% focused on meeting the demand for OpenLegacy technology in new regions, especially major North American hubs, such as New York, Chicago, and Dallas, as well as Mexico. Platform Support members have been added to manage the growth generated by the regional expansion and increasing global customer base.

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Published by, 12 August 2018, Eyal Herson

Can we really move our legacy systems to the cloud ?

The purpose of this brief article is to get you thinking, in concrete ways, about taking some of what you already have, so called legacy applications, and making them available in the cloud. Is it really possible to take legacy systems and move them to the cloud? 

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