Today, we present how our cloud managed file transfer (MFT) solution connects to on-premises systems like the IBM AS/400 computer system, now known as the IBM Power Systems. Although the AS/400 was launched in 1988, companies continue to use these midrange computers for mission critical systems in industries that depend on reliability and stability.
The Challenge of Connecting AS/400 to Cloud MFT
A large manufacturing enterprise has legacy on-premises systems and a private cloud with other applications. It uses AS/400 architecture because of its performance and reliability. Each day, the enterprise sends files from its AS/400 legacy systems to its private cloud applications.
The Solution for Integrating AS/400 to Cloud MFT
- The enterprise puts a Windows or Linux server between Thru and the AS/400 system.
- The Thru Node, our MFT agent, is installed on the server and is orchestrated from the cloud.
- The node takes files from the server on a schedule, and then drops them off to Thru.
- The cloud applications connect to Thru over APIs or an SFTP server to receive the files.
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