NATURAL APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT
NATURAL: DELIVER HIGH-VALUE APPS FOR DIGITAL BUSINESS
Easily develop and deploy enterprise applications for mission-critical business using Natural. Trusted for decades, Adabas & Natural applications are ready to support new customer-centric digital business models so your systems can continue to run on Adabas & Natural—forever.
Natural not only provides the most cost-efficient application runtime for mainframe thanks to its exploitation of IBM® zIIP, it also runs on all major Linux®, UNIX® and Windows® (LUW) platforms—making it easy to re-host applications written in Natural to support your IT strategy.
Agile development and DevOps are fully supported for Natural application development with NaturalONE—Natural’s Eclipse™-based development environment.See all Adabas & Natural products
QUICKLY DEVELOP POWERFUL APPLICATIONS WITH NATURALONE
NaturalONE is an Eclipse-based Integrated Development Environment (IDE) that lets developers code, test and maintain applications, expose Natural objects as services, create rich internet applications and Web interfaces, and manage the development life cycle.
From one environment, you can use all your mainframe tools and Eclipse-based plug-ins to immediately satisfy users. NaturalONE delivers a powerful and easy-to-use set of application lifecycle capabilities to current users of Natural as well as Java® or COBOL developers. It’s well-suited for developing applications to run natively on the mainframe and LUW platforms.Read the NaturalONE fact sheet
SAVE ON MAINFRAME
COSTS WITH NATURAL FOR ZIIP™
COSTS WITH NATURAL FOR ZIIP™
To help you address the increasing demand to serve online, mobile and cloud applications, as well as the Internet of Things, Natural for zIIP can offload Natural batch and ever-increasing Natural Online Transaction Processing (OLTP) application workload to a low-cost alternative.
Without any changes to your Natural application, Natural for zIIP moves the work of non-I/O batch Natural and online (Natural Com-Plete and Natural CICS®) Natural on an IBM® Central Processor (CP) to cheaper zIIP processors for execution. This low-cost alternative to increasing capacity on existing GPPs allows you to continue using your existing hardware. Save on mainframe costs and lower your TCO.More in the fact sheet
PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE WORKFORCE
WITH NATURAL ENGINEER
Don’t let a shift in generational workforce skills leave you unprepared. Capture the knowledge your new workforce needs to maintain and modernize your existing applications with automated application inventory, documentation, code analysis and modification tools provided by Natural Engineer. Understanding application logic and interdependencies is virtually effortless with automated analysis of Natural, COBOL and Job Control Language (JCL) code. Best of all, Natural Engineer works in the cloud so you don’t have to install it.Read the fact sheet
OPEN NATURAL APPLICATIONS
TO THE DIGITAL WORLD
APIs are the new distribution channel for your products and services. You use them to power mobile and cloud applications, drive the Internet of Things, improve customer experience and satisfaction, and reach new markets. Now, with an integrated end-to-end tool chain from Software AG, you can create APIs from your existing Natural applications, expose your APIs to third party developers and manage the entire lifecycle of your APIs.Details in this fact sheet
WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY
MILLENIALS KNOW NATURALONE
“NaturalONE opened the door for AAFMAA to recruit developers, right out of college. Since most universities teach with Eclipse™, students already know the NaturalONE environment. We have been able to staff up our team to provide continuity for the long run.”
Amarish Pathak | American Armed Forces Mutual Aid Association, CIO
NATURAL PRODUCTS FOR THE MAINFRAME
Designed for simplicity, reliability and speed, Natural is the ideal application development and deployment environment for large-scale online transaction processing applications. Learn how to access data and conduct transactions across mainframe, Linux®, UNIX® and Windows® platforms with Natural and its add on products.
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NATURAL ON LINUX®, UNIX® & WINDOWS®
As you transition to new platforms seeking lower total cost of ownership, take your Natural applications with you. Natural for LUW and its add-on tools provide an intuitive development and deployment environment to create applications with exceptional transaction speed and reliability.
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OPTIMIZE FOR INFRASTRUCTURE
Stay on top of what’s happening with your Adabas and Natural infrastructure, so you can monitor and fine-tune performance and protect your business from downtime.
MANAGING GENERATIONAL CHANGE
Watch this short presentation on managing the generational change that takes place in companies using Software AG's Adabas as a database and Natural as a programming language. How can you attract young software developers that are used to modern programming languages and development tools?