|User-definable log collection||Collects systems management data from the log data of various programs, processes it, and stores it in a database||Lets you change the collection of existing data to suit your specific needs and supports systems management data not included in the Tivoli Decision Support for z/OS features|
|Comprehensive administrative control||Allows you to install and customize features, work with log/record definitions, collect log data, and work with tables||Helps you maintain centralized control and maximum performance reporting efficiency|
|Modern web browser interface for report generation and publishing.||Provides all the standard reporting TDSz has provided for years Using the Tivoli Enterprise Portal (TEP) along with the Business Intelligence Reporting Tool (BIRT) in a modern format. Advanced customization capabilities allow for standard and specialized reports to be created online||Enables you to create reports that meet your specific needs. Increases business efficiency by implementing unique and common reporting practices in the organization.|
|Customizable reporting from the host (3270 interface)||Easy-to-use, prompted query language, formatting options for reports and built-in report generator||Enables you to create reports that meet your specific needs. Increases business efficiency by implementing unique and common reporting practices in the organization.|
|Flexible feature set||Provides customizable expansion and specialized reporting features||Allows you to select, with a plug-in approach, only the features you need now and at the same time enables you to grow as business needs change|
IBM Tivoli Decision Support for z/OS is a flexible reporting tool that can correlate systems performance data to help improve the economic performance of the IT investment. With its centralized data-store for host and distributed system performance data, it provides easy access to enterprise-wide IT information to help gain the following systems management advantages:
IBM Tivoli Decision Support for z/OS consists of the base product and several individual features for:
With this feature-based approach, Tivoli Decision Support for z/OS is designed for expansion and specialization allowing the user to select only what is needed now and, at the same time, enabling the enterprise to grow as business needs change.
Tivoli Decision Support for z/OS is designed specifically for performance analysts, capacity planners, and cost accounting / chargeback analysts. It provides the information to enable the analyst to measure and evaluate the business value of IT in order to help insure overall system reliability and efficiency across the entire enterprise and ultimately to help improve the economic performance of your IT investment.