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IntelliMagic, innovator in intelligent IT Operations Analytics (ITOA) software, today expanded its world-class performance and availability solution, IntelliMagic Vision for z/OS, to support near real-time processing and loading of SMF and RMF data. With IntelliMagic Vision for z/OS, companies have end-to-end z/OS infrastructure visibility to prevent service disruptions, accelerate root cause identification, and identify hidden cost-drivers…

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GT Software ha announced the release of NeoSuite 5.0. NeoSuite is an enterprise solution designed to easily convert mainframe applications to a modernized .NET environment, all while preserving existing code. The release introduces updates that will provide increased functionality and enhance user experience…

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Compuware today announced zAdviser, an innovative product that uses machine learning to continuously measure and improve an organization’s mainframe DevOps processes and development outcomes. Based on key performance indicators (KPIs), zAdviser measures application quality, as well as development velocity and the efficiency of a development team—empowering enterprise IT leaders to make evidence-based decisions in support of their continuous improvement efforts. zAdviser is free for Compuware customers on current maintenance. …

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You might think of the mainframe computer as long-gone relic of the Cold War. But banks, especially, still rely on modern versions of the old classic: They're huge and old-fashioned, sure, but they're also proven to be mega-reliable. Fast forward to today, and meet Anna McKee, a 22-year-old college senior at the University of North Texas, who was named the winner of the IBM Master of the Mainframe programming contest last week — making her the first woman from North America to take the title…

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Tone Software Corporation, a global provider of comprehensive management and productivity solutions for IBM z/OS mainframeenvironments, today announced immediate availability of the new DYNA-STEP™ Dynamic STEPLIB and ISPF Library Management Solution Release 3.2. The enhanced release includes capabilities that boost ISPF performance, enable TSO and ISPF users to easily run multiple versions of applications simultaneously, and increases flexibility by allowing authorized users to test on-the-fly without the need to modify the APF. …

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The mainframe is becoming more important to large enterprises, with the percentage of organizations running at least half their business-critical applications on that platform expected to increase next year. However, the loss of skilled mainframe staff, and the failure to subsequently fill these positions, pose significant threats to application quality, velocity and efficiency…

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Syncsort, the global leader in Big Iron to Big Data software, today announced new innovations in its fast-growing Ironstream® data integration software, including the ability to deliver mainframe log and application data in real-time directly to Elastic Logstash. The expanded support extends Syncsort’s unmatched mainframe data integration facilities that enable IT staff with minimal mainframe knowledge to get deep operational insights in next-generation analytics environments like Splunk, Hadoop and the Elastic Stack…

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