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ASG Software Solutions Adds Support for IBM z/OS V2.2 to Performance and Capacity Management Solution Portfolio

Support for Latest Operating System Affirms ASG’s Strategic Commitment to IBM z/OS Platform, Empowers Mainframe Customers to Efficiently Harness Revenue-Driving Digital Technologies

Date & Location

  • Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2015
  • Location: Naples, Fla. USA

ASG Software Solutions, a recognized innovator in enterprise IT software solutions, today announced its immediate support for IBM z/OS V2.2, the latest upgrade to IBM’s mainframe operating system. ASG’s support for the z/OS v2.2 upgrade extends through its market leading ASG TMON and ASG PERFMANperformance and capacity management solutions, empowering enterprises to manage an efficient and cost-effective mainframe environment that supports investments in revenue-driving digital technologies.

IBM’s z/OS V2.2 update capitalizes on new IBM z13 hardwareto offer improved scalability, security and support for cloud, mobile and analytics platforms, while ASG’s systems solutions empower IT to better plan capacity and manage workloads across servers.

Cloud, mobile and analytics technologies create new opportunities for businesses to deliver customer value, and pressure is on IT to administer an infrastructure that can effectively support these new digital technologies without driving up operational costs or overloading staff with new management responsibilities.

The added support for z/OS V2.2 to ASG’s performance and capacity management portfolio will empower enterprises to leverage investments in emerging digital technologies for better cost efficiency and productivity.

“This addition demonstrates ASG’s strategic commitment to the z/OS platform while providing our enterprise customers with the latest mainframe technology features and capabilities in the industry,” said Steve Leverett, VP Systems line of business for IT Infrastructure and Operations, ASG Software Solutions. “ASG has supported the mainframe for more than 25 years and continues to deliver customers the most powerful performance and capacity solutions on the market at an affordable price. In addition, in recognition of our customers’ need to lower software usage costs, recurring TMON product software releases continue our ongoing efforts to leverage zIIP specialty processors, which lower the overall total cost of computing for select data and transaction processing workloads.”

ASG z/OS Performance Management Product Listing:

 
Capacity Planning
  ASG-PERFMAN 2020 for z/OS, CICS, DB2
   
Performance and availability monitoring
  ASG-TMON for z/OS
  ASG-TMON for CICS TS for z/OS
  ASG-TMON for DB2
  ASG-TMON for IMS
  ASG-TMON for WebSphere MQ
  ASG-TMON for TCP/IP
  ASG-TMON for VTAM
  ASG-TMON for Web Services
  ASG-NaviPlex – ASG-TMON Enterprise management console
 

ASG-NaviGraph – ASG-TMON Enterprise management reporting

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For specific ASG product release requirements, customers should contact ASG customer support.

Read more about the capabilities of IBM z/OS v2.2, or an overview of the new IBM z/13 hardware.