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Understanding Enterprise Extender, Part 1 - Concepts and Considerations

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Enterprise Extender (EE) is a valuable technology that allows you to preserve your SNA application investment while exploiting the advantages of a consolidated IP backbone. EE allows you to utilize an IP network for the transport of SNA traffic, including SNA traffic between different companies (SNI). But how does the technology work? What are the associated controls, planning, and migration issues? This two-part presentation on Understanding Enterprise Extender will discuss these questions, and other issues, associated with deploying EE.

Part one of this presentation focuses on various concepts and considerations behind EE. It includes topics such as:
- What is Enterprise Extender and what are its advantages?
- HPR - a brief overview
- The HPR path switch - What causes it and how can I control it?
- What is EE connection network?
- EE planning considerations


Document information

More support for: z/OS Communications Server

Software version: 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 1.10, 1.11, 1.12, 1.13, 2.1, 2.2

Operating system(s): z/OS

Reference #: 7006667

Modified date: 05 October 2005