Element Blue, a twenty-year technology consultancy in the healthcare sector and expert in robotic process automation (RPA), and HostBridge Technology, a twenty-year provider of IBM mainframe application integration software, today announce the publication of the Guide to UiPath Mainframe Integration. The guide was developed for UiPath users who use or plan to use RPA within an IBM Z System environment. RPA programmers, enterprise IT architects, and system administrators can learn how to achieve significant performance improvements by using RESTful HTTP services rather than default terminal sessions to facilitate RPA bot interaction with mainframe CICS-based applications.
“Forming this joint practice with Element Blue brings all the services, technology, and expertise together to allow UiPath customers to quickly optimize their mainframe automations,” said Russ Teubner, CEO and co-founder of HostBridge Technology. “As one of the first five Certified UiPath Services Network partners in North America, Element Blue is uniquely equipped to help enterprises implement mainframe RPA in a performant and resilient manner. Together, we can ensure that UiPath customers receive all the benefits of RPA without imposing the screen-scraping tax on their mainframe resources.”
Using RESTful services over terminal sessions creates value for all stakeholders in the RPA ecosystem as automations perform better, are less prone to failure due to upstream applications changes, and IT groups experience less impact on the mainframe from RPA activity.
The Guide to UiPath Mainframe Integration is currently available as a free, downloadable eBook from HostBridge or ElementBlue: