IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 55

Illustration by Sonnenzimmer

MegaCryption V6.4.2 for z/OS

SCRTPro

Advanced Software Products Group Inc.

Watson & Walker

Advanced Software Products Group Inc. releases MegaCryption V6.4.2 for z/OS*,
an enterprise cryptography software suite for applications, data sets and databases
on z/OS, UNIX*, Linux* and Windows*. Features include:

IBM z/OS* performance and measurement
advisory group Watson & Walker announces
SCRTPro, which provides IBM Software Cost
Management as a Service. Features include:

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Encrypt, hash and digitally sign files, fields in files and backups
COBOL source code parser/analyzer to add cryptography routines
to applications
New programming service to implement Format Preserving Encryption
Support for many cryptography systems: OpenPGP, OpenSSL, ICSF
and others
New COMPRESS=ZEDC data compression option
Support for multiple compression formats on z/OS including Zip, Unzip,
Gzip and ZIP64
MGCUNZIP, a new Unzip utility for dynamic decompression of data sets
Updated MGCFMAIN to support new features of MGCCZIP and MGCUNZIP
New SMF record layout to support more batch utilities
Redesigned MegaCryption user guide

R OS SUPPORT: All current versions of z/OS and Microsoft Windows;
MegaCryption-IX is available for active/supported releases of Linux and UNIX
R PRICE: Variable
R URL: aspg.com

ADVERTISER INDEX

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Monitoring software bills and contracts
Monthly cost previews
Warnings for items that should be excluded
from the Sub-Capacity Reporting Tool
(SCRT) report
Recommendations on how to reduce
future costs
Identifying one-time charge products
nearing their entitlements
Viewing estimated bill before sending
SCRT data to IBM
Access to mainframe software specialists
during monthly conference calls

R OS SUPPORT: z/OS V2
R PRICE: Variable
R URL: watsonwalker.com

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21st Century Software // 21csw.com

43

IBM Tech Conferences //
ibm.com/training/events/zDC2017

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Advanced Software Products Group //
aspg.com

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Innovation Data Processing // fdr.com

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BMC Software // bmc.com

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Micro Focus // microfocus.com/devops

S2-S3

ColeSoft // colesoft.com

C3

Micro Focus // microfocus.com/devday

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Compuware // compuware.com

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Relational Architects International // relarc.com

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CorreLog // CorreLog.com

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SHARE Organization //
event.share.org/IBMSystemsAd/Submit

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DTS Software // tinyurl.com/hrfz9kd

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Trident Services // triserv.com

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Fischer International Systems Corp. //
FISC.com

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Vanguard Integrity Professionals //
go2vanguard.com

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017

Table of Contents
Editor's Desk: Trusting the System
Partner PoV: A Reliable Advantage: Use z/OS resources and tools for data protection
Currents: Simplifying Offerings: The direction is to streamline product installation on the z/OS platform
R&D: Unintended Emissions: IBM uses low-cost sensors to help address climate change issues
Trends: Dedicated Support Staff: IBM Technology Support Services offers protection for business resiliency and continuity
Special Report: Security, Cost and Talent: Magazine Reader Survey reveals top concerns among mainframe users
Cover Story: Trusting the System: The new IBM z14 emphasizes security, insights and a connected ecosystem
Feature: Paradigm Shift to Encryption: Pervasive encryption is the no-compromise approach to data protection on IBM z14
Administrator: A Step Up: Java with z14 features hardware facilities for secure, high-performance transaction processing
Solutions: MegaCryption V6.4.2 for z/OS, Advanced Software Products Group Inc.; SCRTPro, Watson & Walker
Stop Run: Attuned to Business: Rocket president encourages employee coloaboration with house band
Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Mainframe
2017 Mainframe Solutions Edition
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - Intro
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - Cover1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - Cover2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - Table of Contents
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 5
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - Editor's Desk: Trusting the System
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 7
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - Partner PoV: A Reliable Advantage: Use z/OS resources and tools for data protection
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 9
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - Currents: Simplifying Offerings: The direction is to streamline product installation on the z/OS platform
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - CT1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - CT2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 11
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 12
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 13
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - R&D: Unintended Emissions: IBM uses low-cost sensors to help address climate change issues
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 15
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 16
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 17
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - Trends: Dedicated Support Staff: IBM Technology Support Services offers protection for business resiliency and continuity
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 19
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 20
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - Special Report: Security, Cost and Talent: Magazine Reader Survey reveals top concerns among mainframe users
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - SR2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - SR3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - SR4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - SR5
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - SR6
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - SR7
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - SR8
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - SR9
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - SR10
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - SR11
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - SR12
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - SR13
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - SR14
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - SR15
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - SR16
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 37
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - Cover Story: Trusting the System: The new IBM z14 emphasizes security, insights and a connected ecosystem
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 39
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 40
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 41
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 42
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 43
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - Feature: Paradigm Shift to Encryption: Pervasive encryption is the no-compromise approach to data protection on IBM z14
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 45
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 46
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 47
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 48
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 49
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 50
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - Administrator: A Step Up: Java with z14 features hardware facilities for secure, high-performance transaction processing
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 52
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 53
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 54
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - Solutions: MegaCryption V6.4.2 for z/OS, Advanced Software Products Group Inc.; SCRTPro, Watson & Walker
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - Stop Run: Attuned to Business: Rocket president encourages employee coloaboration with house band
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - Cover3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - Cover4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Mainframe
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - 2017 Mainframe Solutions Edition
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - SE2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2017 - SE3
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