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Tone Software Corporation, a global provider of comprehensive management and productivity solutions for IBM System Z mainframes, announced the new OMC-FLASH 5.0.0 release of their comprehensive JES2 and JES3 Spool Viewing and Management software for IBM Z Systems.  OMC-FLASH delivers high-performance operational management for both JES2 and JES3 spool environments, providing systems programmers, application programmers, and ISPF users with an efficient and effective method of viewing and controlling JES2 and JES3 jobs, output, devices, workflow, resources, and the JESplex…

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The Open Mainframe Project (OMP), an open source initiative that enables collaboration across the mainframe community to develop shared tool sets and resources, continues to see rapid growth with a new project  Polycephaly, based on IBM DBB using Groovy script to build z/OS applications with Jenkins and Git, and three academic institutions from China: Beijing Institute of Technology, South China University of Technology, and Xidian University. The new project and members solidify Open Mainframe Project's mission to educate and train the next generation of developers and engineers…

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Syncsort has closed the acquisition of the Pitney Bowes software and data business, creating a powerhouse data management software company with more than 11,000 enterprise customers, $600 million in revenue and 2,000 employees worldwide. The new company brings an unmatched combination of scale, agility and breadth of portfolio to empower leading enterprises to gain a competitive advantage from their data…

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SHARE Association and Broadcom announced today their strategic partnership focusing on mainframe advocacy and education. SHARE, an enterprise IT user group at the leading edge of education and training for the mainframe ecosystem, will join forces with Broadcom, a global technology leader that designs, develops and supplies a broad range of semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions, to collaborate on initiatives and share industry insights for the advancement of the community…

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The z14 was introduced in the summer of 2017. So, it’s been a little over two years since IBM released a new top end mainframe, which seems about the right time for a new z. Unlike the z14, this machine is not focusing on the speeds and feeds, although they appear quite robust. With the z15, the focus is on multicloud environments.  No surprise there. IBM has been singing the gospel of multicloud and hybrid clouds for over a year…

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NewEra Software, Inc. announced that it has once again provided same-day support for IBM’s latest release of z/OS. The Integrity Controls Environment 16 (ICE 16) is available for download by all NewEra customers to support their upgrade to z/OS V2R4. This support follows a pattern of providing same-day support dating back to new releases of OS/390…

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