"We're interested in seeing COBOL as a first-class citizen on .NET and on the Azure cloud," [chief technology officer of application modernization at Micro Focus] said. "Wherever cloud computing is going, we want COBOL to be running there." Taking COBOL into the Cloud? (eweek)
I'm going to censor myself and not say anything further.
p.s. If you're @ SCAN or SQL PASS this week, come say howdy. I'm wandering around looking suspicious.