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CA enhances mainframe management solutions


CA has announced its plan to release a wide range of enhancements to its
industry-leading mainframe management software for the z/OS, z/VSE, and z/VM
platforms, empowering customers to derive optimum business value from their
investments in mainframe infrastructure.

The enhancements, which are currently available or planned for short-term
release, underscore CA's ongoing commitment to meeting the evolving needs of
its global customers, who are becoming increasingly dependent on their
mainframes to deliver highly reliable processing-intensive IT services to
internal and external constituencies.
By taking advantage of CA's enhanced solutions, IT organisations can better
scale their service delivery capabilities, meet end users' performance
expectations, maintain 24×7 availability, and address compliance
requirements within their existing resource constraints.
"The mainframe is undergoing a major renaissance as IT decision-makers
recognise how its cost-effective and energy-efficient scalability,
reliability and security make it the ideal platform to satisfy intensive
business requirements," says Andrea Lodolo, CA manager for technical sales,
South Africa. "Our latest enhancements demonstrate that CA continues to
deliver the solutions necessary to exploit the mainframe's full economic
The current and planned product enhancements include extended z/OS
management, simplified z/VSE tape management and enhanced z/VM Directory
The products will be made available under CA's flexible licensing options,
including traditional MIPS pricing. They also will be available under
industry-standard MSUs for z/OS and z/VSE products.