Transformation of PowerBuilder Applications to a Modern Technological Platform for a Leading Financial firm

Business Objective

The customer was looking to translate their PowerBuilder applications to a more new technological platform.


Customer's Challenges

  • To convert legacy application to a modern technology platform
  • To eliminate the redundant applications and database centralization
  • To upgrade various platforms and user interface enhancement
  • To convert PowerBuilder reports to a more modern reporting solution
  • Technical overhaul of the application: from client/ server to thin client based n-tier architecture

Our Solution

  • Pre- requisite investigation of the existing PowerBuilder applications were made before modernizing the applications
  • We have initially transformed 1,05,000 plus line program and later was awarded to modernize the remaining existing applications
  • We have carried out R&D related work to understand customers development framework with high level and low level design
  • We have effectively managed the complexity of project consisting of more than 2,50,000 lines and more than 24,500 plus test cases
  • With end-to-end project management and efficient synchronization of all phases of the project, Sun Technologies successfully completed the modernization of the applications

Customer Benefits

  • Enhanced quality of information meeting customer’s requirement
  • Comprehensive rich UI application suites with great access flexibility for users
  • Reduced complexity and decreased costs