|[December 11, 2012]
Nastel Technologies Enhances Support for IBM CICS Transaction Server and the IBM System Z Mainframe
MELVILLE, N.Y. --(Business Wire)--
Technologies, a global provider of application
performance monitoring solutions for mission-critical applications
from the datacenter to the cloud, today announced support for IBM's (News - Alert) new
CICS Transaction Server (TS) for z/OS V5.1 and their System Z operating
system, adding to the company's already robust portfolio of real-time
performance monitoring solutions, both distributed and mainframe.
Nastel has long provided support for the mainframe as part of its
middleware-centric application performance monitoring solution,
AutoPilot®, whose cross-platform capabilities help enterprises
rationalize their monitoring in order to contain costs.
Nastel's early-to-market support for the auto-discovery and monitoring
of transactions by CICS TS V5.1, the latest version of IBM's solution,
underlines the company's commitment to this important middleware
"Using AutoPilot, enterprises can automatically discover and monitor the
flow of CICS TS transactions in real-time. In addition they can trace
messages, transactions and Web Services from the distributed
infrastructure across to the mainframe environment and back. This
visibility provides IT with the necessary detail to resolve problems
rapidly at the same time delivering the business real-time status of
their milestone," said Charles Rich, vice president of Product
Management at Nastel. "Most importantly, AutoPilot for IBM CICS TS'
analytics alerts IT about emerging problems before users are
impacted, enabling IT to be less reactive."
for IBM CICS TS functions:
Track messages and transactions within WMQ and CICS
Stitches z/OS transactions to distributed transactions across tiers
Compares actual performance to expected using user-defined SLAs
Supports failover in a CICSPLEX environment
Enables invoking of EXEC CICS and EXEC SQL commands
Supports CICS Transaction Filters and Group Names
Nastel also announced AutoPilot
for System Z, a solution that monitors the operation of the System Z
operating system, automatically detecting trends in performance and
issuing notification about pending problems before damage occurs.
AutoPilot for System Z correlates the real-time z/OS state with that
from the distributed infrastructure providing instant end-to-end
Real-time monitoring and analysis of Address Space, z/OS DB2, MQ and
z/OS CICS statistics
Prebuilt reports for data analysis and troubleshooting
Console capture for messages sent to the system log
To learn more about Nastel's mainframe applications, check out our
Your Mainframe into the 22nd Century," Wednesday, Dec.
12, at 11 am EST.
Nastel Technologies is a premier global provider of application
performance management solutions for mission-critical applications from
the datacenter to the cloud and is the only monitoring vendor with a
unified platform to support all software and appliance-based middleware
technology requirements. Nastel is a privately held company
headquartered in New York, with offices in the U.S., the U.K., France,
Germany and Mexico, and a network of partners throughout Europe, the
Middle East, Latin America and Asia. For more information, visit us at www.nastel.com.
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