Release Notes – CAST Highlight Fall 2022 Release

RELEASE DATE: November 5th 2022

We’re very proud to announce the next major release of CAST Highlight, the Software Intelligence product for performing rapid application portfolio analysis. This version introduces new innovations including: Analysis Snapshot Comparisons, Custom Report Builder, and many other new capabilities.


Analysis Snapshot Comparison

Make faster decisions about cloud readiness and OSS risk control by easily comparing application changes across multiple analysis snapshots.

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Custom Report Builder

Make faster decisions and grow adoption of CAST Highlight insights by building custom reports directly in the user interface. Define your ideal report with customizable data tables, columns, and charts that was previously only possible using the API and external reporting tools.


Portfolio Management Optimization

Speed up application onboarding and portfolio administration with a new, streamlined portfolio management screen. User/domain/application management has been optimized to increase performance and productivity especially for large application portfolios.

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Scala support for Cloud Maturity

Improve technology coverage with 20+ new Cloud Readiness patterns for Scala.

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C# Analyzer Optimization

Improve accuracy of C# application insights with a modernized C# code analyzer that includes new code patterns.

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New Technology Support for MariaDB, JCL, CICS and IMS

Expand technology coverage with new support for MariaDB and three Mainframe technologies (JCL, CICS and IMS) initially including detection, sizing, and SCA.

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Many other feature improvements

The product team also took the opportunity with this new release to introduce many additional capabilities such as: SSO multi-company support, new package manager support for SCA, bulk snapshot management, and much more!