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Analyst reports

Branham Group whitepaper: IBM CICS Tools: Discovery and Optimization for the Next Generation

This report includes a summary of some of the potential cost savings based on real world experiences, and can assist in providing some added insight to those that are tasked with improving operational efficiencies in their CICS environment for the next generation.

Last updated: 27 Mar 2013

 

Announcement letters

CICS Tools V5.2 Announcement Letter

Announcement Letter for CICS Tools V5.2: IBM CICS Deployment Assistant for z/OS V5.2 IBM CICS Interdependency Analyzer for z/OS V5.2 IBM CICS Performance Analyzer for z/OS V5.2 IBM CICS Configuration Manager for z/OS V5.2 IBM CICS VSAM Recovery for z/OS V5.2 IBM CICS Optimization Solution Pack V5.2

Last updated: 13 Jun 2014


IBM Session Manager for z/OS V3.2 Announcement Letter

IBM Session Manager for z/OS V3.2 can help users work more efficiently - accessing multiple z/OS applications from a single 3270 terminal, and switching between them with a single keystroke

Last updated: 03 Oct 2012


z/OS Explorer V2.1 Announcement Letter

Announcement Letter for IBM Explorer for z/OS V2.1:, also known as z/OS Explorer

Last updated: 23 Apr 2012

 

Data sheets

Data Sheet: IBM CICS Deployment Assistant for z/OS V5.2

CICS Deployment Assistant can discover, model, visualize, and deploy new and existing CICS regions, using automation and policy-driven advice built on your own knowledge and experience, and that of IBM, giving you access to the latest IBM CICS technology- including CICS TS V5.2 - faster and easier than ever before.

Last updated: 28 May 2014


CICS Performance Analyzer for z/OS V5.2 Data sheet

Data sheet for IBM CICS Performance Analyzer for z/OS V5.2: Extends CICS Explorer support to help you develop, tune, and manage your CICS systems.

Last updated: 07 Apr 2014


IBM Session Manager for z/OS V3.2 Data Sheet

IBM Session Manager for z/OS V3.2 can help users work more efficiently - accessing multiple z/OS applications from a single 3270 terminal, and switching between them with a single keystroke

Last updated: 03 Oct 2012

 

Demos

Demo: CICS Discovery and Deployment with CICS DA V5.1

In this video, David from the IBM Hursley Laboratory demonstrates how CICS DA can assist with the management of CICS systems, allowing you to discover, visualise and extend topologies with ease.

Last updated: 01 May 2013


IBMTV Demo: CICS Discovery and Deployment with CICS DA V5.1

In this video, David from the IBM Hursley Laboratory demonstrates how CICS DA can assist with the management of CICS systems, allowing you to discover, visualise and extend topologies with ease.

Last updated: 01 May 2013


Demo: CICS DA V5.1 - Clone

6/6. Use CICS Deployment Assistant for z/OS V5.1 (CICS DA) plug-in within the CICS Explorer to increment the regions being managed by CICSPlex SM. It demonstrates how the wizard is used to clone an existing managed region and then show how the visualization has been updated to represent the new CICSPlex SM topology set-up.

Last updated: 01 Feb 2013


Demo: CICS DA V5.1 - Connect, Discover and Load

Video 2/6. This video demonstrates how a new user to the CICS Deployment Assistant for z/OS V5.1 (CICS DA) plug-in within the CICS Explorer can connect to, discover the systems' topologies, and load the server model into their client workspace.

Last updated: 01 Feb 2013


Demo: CICS DA V5.1 - Create a Management Facility

Video 4/6. This video starts by showing how data can be extracted out of the CICS Deployment Assistant for z/OS V5.1 (CICS DA) plug-in for use in reporting tooling. It then continues to show how a new CICSPlex SM environment can be created within a couple of minutes to enable regions to be managed within it.

Last updated: 01 Feb 2013


Demo: CICS DA V5.1 - Introduction

Video 1/6. This video introduces its viewer, as a 1 minute 'elevator pitch', to CICS Deployment Assistant for z/OS V5.1 (CICS DA). It highlights CICS DA's business value and its main features and functions.

Last updated: 01 Feb 2013


Demo: CICS DA V5.1 - Plexify

Video 5/6. This video shows how to use the CICS Deployment Assistant for z/OS V5.1 (CICS DA) plug-in within the CICS Explorer to locate an unmanaged [by CICSPlex SM] CICS region, and transform it so that it is managed within a CICSPlex SM CICSplex.

Last updated: 01 Feb 2013


Demo: CICS DA V5.1 - Visualize

Video 3/6. This video navigates the user of the CICS Deployment Assistant for z/OS V5.1 (CICS DA) plug-in around the visualization features within the client. It shows how the systems' topologies are represented with respect to the Sysplex, how connections between discovered entities are viewable in the Connections view.

Last updated: 01 Feb 2013


IBMTV Demo: CICS DA V5.1 - Clone

6/6. Use CICS Deployment Assistant for z/OS V5.1 (CICS DA) plug-in within the CICS Explorer to increment the regions being managed by CICSPlex SM. It demonstrates how the wizard is used to clone an existing managed region and then show how the visualization has been updated to represent the new CICSPlex SM topology set-up.

Last updated: 01 Feb 2013


IBMTV Demo: CICS DA V5.1 - Connect, Discover and Load

Video 2/6. This video demonstrates how a new user to the CICS Deployment Assistant for z/OS V5.1 (CICS DA) plug-in within the CICS Explorer can connect to, discover the systems' topologies, and load the server model into their client workspace.

Last updated: 01 Feb 2013


IBMTV Demo: CICS DA V5.1 - Create a Management Facility

Video 4/6. This video starts by showing how data can be extracted out of the CICS Deployment Assistant for z/OS V5.1 (CICS DA) plug-in for use in reporting tooling. It then continues to show how a new CICSPlex SM environment can be created within a couple of minutes to enable regions to be managed within it.

Last updated: 01 Feb 2013


IBMTV Demo: CICS DA V5.1 - Introduction

Video 1/6. This video introduces its viewer, as a 1 minute 'elevator pitch', to CICS Deployment Assistant for z/OS V5.1 (CICS DA). It highlights CICS DA's business value and its main features and functions.

Last updated: 01 Feb 2013


IBMTV Demo: CICS DA V5.1 - Plexify

Video 5/6. This video shows how to use the CICS Deployment Assistant for z/OS V5.1 (CICS DA) plug-in within the CICS Explorer to locate an unmanaged [by CICSPlex SM] CICS region, and transform it so that it is managed within a CICSPlex SM CICSplex.

Last updated: 01 Feb 2013


IBMTV Demo: CICS DA V5.1 - Visualize

Video 3/6. This video navigates the user of the CICS Deployment Assistant for z/OS V5.1 (CICS DA) plug-in around the visualization features within the client. It shows how the systems' topologies are represented with respect to the Sysplex, how connections between discovered entities are viewable in the Connections view.

Last updated: 01 Feb 2013


CICS Discovery and Deployment with CICS DA

In this video, David from the IBM Hursley Laboratory demonstrates how CICS DA can assist with the management of CICS systems, allowing you to discover, visualise and extend topologies with ease.

Last updated: 30 May 2012


Video demos on YouTube: CICS Tools

A collection of video demos on YouTube featuring IBM's portfolio of CICS Tools

Last updated: 23 Apr 2012


Video demos on YouTube: z/OS Explorer

A collection of video demos on YouTube about IBM Explorer for z/OS, aka z/OS Explorer

Last updated: 23 Apr 2012

 

Information centers

CICS Transaction Server for z/OS V5.library page

CICS Transaction Server for z/OS V5.library page

Last updated: 23 Apr 2014

 

Presentations

Presentation: CICS Explorer Overview

Short initial overview presentation, followed by 150+ screenshots showing CICS Explorer in action with CICS TS, CICS Tools, CICS TG, PD Tools, RDz, WebSphere MQ, and OMEGAMON XE for CICS.

Last updated: 17 May 2012

 

Product documentation

Knowledge Center for CICS Tools V5.2

Knowledge Center for CICS Tools V5.2 From Table of Contents, select CICS and then CICS Tools: IBM CICS Deployment Assistant for z/OS V5.2 IBM CICS Interdependency Analyzer for z/OS V5.2 IBM CICS Performance Analyzer for z/OS V5.2 IBM CICS Configuration Manager for z/OS V5.2 IBM CICS VSAM Recovery for z/OS V5.2

Last updated: 13 Jun 2014