ASG-JOB/SCAN

 
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Comprehensive Production JCL Management

Maintaining the Job Control Language (JCL) throughout its lifecycle is vital to any IT operation, but it is especially important when running mission-critical mainframe applications. ASG-JOB/SCAN®, a full-featured and easy-to-use tool, is the world’s most widely used JCL validation and standards enforcement product. It is specifically designed to help any data center operate an error-free production JCL environment.

With ASG-JOB/SCAN, the user can eliminate costly reruns, meet service level agreements, automatically enforce site standards, reduce backlog at production turnover, and improve the overall JCL maintenance cycle.

Differentiators

  • Detects central syntax and run-time JCL errors, including DB2 and IMS, by simulating the z/OS operating system.

  • Reformats JCL statements according to user specifications.

  • Processes the entire JCL job stream and simulates the execution environment.

  • Interfaces with library management, tape management, change control, scheduling, security, and other data center software products.

Benefits

  • Full-featured and easy-to-use tool, which is a widely used JCL validation and standards enforcement solution.

  • Enforces site-specific standards for improved compliance.

  • Implements one-time or routine global changes.

  • Eliminate costly reruns, meet service level agreements and automatically enforce site standards.

  • Reduces backlog at production turnover, and improves the overall JCL maintenance cycle.