Moving software into the modern world

Lero, the Irish software engineering research centre, has secured three software modernisation projects worth more than €400,000.

15th June, 2014

Lero

**Done Deal:** €400,000

**The clincher:**''The reality is that there is a lot of old software out there, which is still at the heart of many critical applications, particularly in the area of financial transactions. For example, more than 50 years after the Cobol language was invented, the stark fact is that there are 200 times more Cobol transactions daily than Google searches. - **Professor Brian Fitzgerald,** chief scientist, Lero

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