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smartShift Technologies and Heirloom Computing Partner to Future Proof Enterprise Technology

NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- smartShift Technologies is partnering with Silicon Valley, Calif.-based Heirloom Computing to bring an integrated, transformative suite of technology modernization and sustainment services to enterprise customers. The partnership will offer organizations the resources to transition from aging mainframe enterprise applications to modern, open architecture systems and the cloud.

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The partnership combines Heirloom Computing's enterprise platform-as-a-service (PaaS) experience with smartShift Technologies' business application optimization, cloud migration and infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) acumen to help enterprises modernize their IT systems, improve performance, reduce costs and boost productivity.

"For the first time, companies will be able to move from legacy mainframe infrastructure to modern, open platforms — and the cloud — with a team that truly understands the technologies and processes involved, from implementation to long-term sustainment," said Stefan Hetges, CEO of smartShift Technologies. "Companies want the best possible performance from their technology, and shifting to open architectures and cloud-based computing is a cost-effective, low-risk strategy to achieve this."

Large enterprises are increasingly looking to reduce their dependence on aging, inflexible mainframe technology that is expensive to operate and faces an increasing skills shortage. The partnership of smartShift Technologies and Heirloom Computing offers the integrated hardware, platform and application sustainment services to translate legacy languages like COBOL and Natural to widely supported Java, and move them to modern platforms, enabling companies to run and scale these systems flexibly and affordably in a software-as-a-service (SaaS) environment or on the cloud.

"Our two companies have decades of combined experience covering mainframes, client-server, open architectures and the cloud, a truly unparalleled knowledge base in the industry," said Gary Crook, CEO of Heirloom Computing. "Our expertise will help companies future proof their technology and improve the availability, reliability and scalability of their systems in a transformative way."

About smartShift Technologies

smartShift Technologies is a cloud transformation company with a suite of unique, automated tools that optimize complex technology environments and offer companies a competitive edge. smartShift Technologies' patented products let customers harness the power of the cloud by providing integrated migration, management and security services for custom business software applications. In addition to comprehensive and secure cloud enablement for SAP and other enterprise products,

smartShift Technologies' software provides automatic and error-free code correction that keeps systems compliant and up to date while improving productivity and performance. Major customers include 10 of the top 20 global financial firms as well as BMW, Shell, Kimberly-Clark, BP, OfficeMax, Scotts and dozens of mid-market and startup companies. www.smartShiftTech.com or follow us on TwitterLinkedIn.

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