IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013 - (Page 38)

Solutions What’s new in the marketplace Compuware APM for Mainframe Compuware CA Database Management Solutions for DB2 for z/OS, and CA Mainframe Chorus CA Technologies T he most recent releases of CA Database Management Solutions for DB2* for z/OS* and CA Mainframe Chorus role-based workspace are designed to help customers realize rapid time-to-value as they upgrade to the latest release of IBM DB2 for z/OS. New features enable organizations to: Attachmate Reflection 2011 R3 Attachmate T his terminal emulation and PC X server software connects desktop and mobile users to applications running on IBM hosts, including the IBM zEnterprise* EC12 mainframe; IBM i midrange; and UNIX*/ Linux* servers. Software enhancements include: → Optimized for Microsoft* Office with productivity tools, including spell-check, auto-complete and autoexpand in host applications PerfTechPro for z/OS PerfTechPro A Microsoft Windows* technologybased software, PerfTechPro for z/OS* is an IT capacity and performance management tool that provides automated data collection, analysis, reporting and modeling. It offers: 38 MARCH/APRIL 2013 → Reduce costs and optimize utilization of system resources by enabling upgrades to new versions of DB2 for z/OS → Save time, improve availability and increase productivity by automating and streamlining manual changes and administration processes → Get instant access to industry expertise through knowledge capture and collaboration capabilities OS SUPPORT: z/OS V1.11 or above PRICE: Variable URL: → Data-hiding of credit card and other sensitive data on IBM host screens for adherence to regulatory compliance requirements → Integration with the Attachmate Reflection Security Gateway → Capability to run Reflection, EXTRA! X-treme and competitive macros SERVER OS SUPPORT: z/OS* V1.13, IBM i 7.1, Linux (RedHat, SuSE), UNIX (Solaris) CLIENT OS SUPPORT: Windows* 7, Windows 8 PRICE: Variable URL: → Precise measurement and analysis of resource usage → Automated collection, analysis and reporting of Resource Measurement Facility Records, System Management Facility (SMF) Type 30 Records, and SMF 113 Records produced by the CPU Measurement Facility of IBM System z10* and later mainframes C ompuware APM for Mainframe combines PurePath for z/OS* with Strobe to provide application performance management expertise on z/OS. It features: → Deep transaction management from the edge of the Internet into mainframe CICS* and Java* procedures, automatically discovering, mapping and monitoring all transactions 24-7 through distributed tier and mainframe applications → Applies to development, test and production environments → Visibility into what’s driving mainframe workloads → Mainframe CPU MIPS savings by optimizing transaction requests and improving application performance efficiency across all major IBM subsystems → Zero-configuration instrumentation for transaction monitoring → One-click hotspot analysis and Strobe measurement requests OS SUPPORT: z/OS V1 R11, R12 and R13 running on z/Architecture* PRICE: Variable URL: → Insights designed to reduce costs by allowing IT professionals to precisely manage enterprise servers’ processing capacity OS SUPPORT: z/OS V1.11 and later; Windows XP, 7 PRICE: Site licenses start at $16,999 per installation URL:

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013

Table of Contents
Editor's Desk: Virtual Argument Over Cloud
IBM Perspective: The Perfect IT Combination
Data Display: IBM Mainframe: A Leader in Energy Efficiency
Trends: Batch Modernization Redefines Application Development
IT Today: Running Highly Stacked Workloads on System z Can Greatly Reduce Cost Per Unit of Work
Cover Story: Breaking Through Complexity: IBM Entry Cloud Configuration for SAP Solutions bring simplicity and efficiency
Feature: Reach Cloud's Potential: Build your IT environment with IBM zEnterprise and SmartCloud
Tech Corner: System z Virtualization Environment Provides Far Lower TCA Than Its Intel Alternative
Solutions: CA Database Management Solutions for DB2 for z/OS, and CA Mainframe Chorus; Attachmate Reflection 2011 R3; PerfTechPro for z/OS; Compuware APM for Mainframe
Advertisers Index
Stop Run
Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Mainframe
Special Report: Mobile Mainframe
2013 Mainframe Buyer's Guide Index

IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - March/April 2013