MacKinney Systems, Inc.

Are you facing large upgrade costs or a diminishing mainframe software budget?

 

MacKinney Systems has competitively priced mainframe software to replace:

LRS VPS is replaced by JES Queue for Printers
LRS DRS is replaced by VTAM Virtual Printer
CA TPX is replaced by VTAM Switch
UNICOM PIE/CICS is replaced by SM/SWAP
UNICOM CICS/Windows is replaced by SM/SWAP
UNICOM CICS/Comet is replaced by Macro Level Intpreter (MLI)
CA SPOOL is replaced by JES Queue for Printers
GT Software BMS/TS is replaced by CICS/MAPR II
GT Software ASSIST/TS is replaced by Easy Help for CICS
IBM Infoprint is replaced by JES Queue for Printers
JES Report Broker
UNICOM Macro4 VTAMPrint is replaced by JES Queue for Printers
CA InterTest is replaced by MacKinney Track
Compuware Expediter is replaced by MacKinney Track and MacKinney Xray
IBM Debug Tool is replaced by MacKinney Track and MacKinney Xray
Compuware AbendAid is replaced by Dump Detective for CICS
CA Ezyedit is replaced by SimpList
IBM ISPF Productivity Tool is replaced by SimpList
CA DADS Plus is replaced by MacKinney Batch to CICS

 

 

Converting to CICS TS V4.2, V5.1, V5.2, or V5.3?


Macro Level Interpreter (z/OS and VSE)
Have your Comet maintenance or upgrade fees gone out of sight? Consider replacing it with Macro Level Interpreter (MLI).

VS/Cobol Interpreter
allows programs written and compiled with OS/VS COBOL to execute in supported releases of CICS Transaction Server. No program changes or recompiles are required. Continue to seamlessly run your OS/VS COBOL programs in CICS TS V4 and V5.

 

Session Managers


VTAM/Switch (z/OS and VSE) replaces VTAM session managers. Check out its list of features, functions and price vs. TPX, Supersession, Macro4/UNICOM Tubes or the session manager you now use.


SM/SWAP
 is a separately licensed component of Session Manager for CICS allowing a single CICS terminal to function as up to eight logical terminals with each one running the same or a different transaction.   


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Interactive, source-level debuggers for batch and CICS


MacKinney Track (z/OS and VSE) replaces interactive, source level debuggers for CICS (Intertest, Expeditor, Fault Analyzer). Track debugs online application programs written in COBOL, Assembler, and PL/1. Includes DB2, DL/1, IDMS and Datacom support. Runs under all CICS releases, up through TS 1.1.1 (VSE) and TS V4 (z/OS).

MacKinney Xray (z/OS and VSE) replaces interactive, source level debuggers for batch. Xray debugs batch application programs written in COBOL, Assembler and PL/1. Includes DB2, DL/1, IDMS and Datacom support. Runs under all CICS releases up through TS 1.1.1 (VSE) and TS V4 (z/OS).

 

VSAM and Sequential file editors


ISPF/VSAM Utility is an ISPF tool for manipulating VSAM, sequential and PDS datasets; has many of the functions of FileAid.

CICS/ON LINE FILE UTILITY is a CICS-based VSAM file editor.

 

Printing


VTAM Virtual Printer - Route VTAM printer datastreams to system spool; replaces LRS/DRS
 
JES Report Broker - z/OS print management and distribution
 
JES Queue for Printers - z/OS printing to VTAM or TCP/IP printers; replaces, ESCON, Bus Tag,  LRS/VPS and similar TCP/IP or VTAM printing software

VSE/Power Queue for Printers - VSE Print Management

MainFormIT - Eliminate the cost of using preprinted forms

MacKinney Print Transform - Used with JQP and JRB to transform AFP documents
 

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Compuware VSE Replacement Software


MacKinney Track (z/OS and VSE) replaces interactive, source level debuggers for CICS. Track debugs online application programs written in COBOL, Assembler, and PL/1. Includes DB2, DL/1, IDMS and Datacom support. Runs under all CICS releases, up through TS 1.1.1 (VSE) and TS V3 (z/OS).

MacKinney Xray (z/OS and VSE)
replaces interactive, source level debuggers for batch. Xray debugs batch application programs within COBOL, Assembler and PL/1. Includes DB2, DL/1, IDMS and Datacom support. Runs under all CICS releases up through TS 1.1.1 (VSE) and TS V3 (z/OS).

Dump Detective for CICS (z/OS and VSE) - AbendAid replacement
Simplify your dump analysis by viewing abending CICS programs online complete with program source. Statements in error are even highlighted. Menu screens show available programs and dumps. View storage contents such as BL cells and program registers, access EIB, TWA, CWA and other CICS areas, select any program from the link chain. Supports COBOL, Assembler and PL/I programs for both z/OS and VSE installations.

 

Security


CICS/Spy - View input and output screens in real time on another CICS terminal. View HTML pages sent to another browser served out from CICS

CICS/SignOn
- Replaces the userid/transaction security IBM removed from CICS releases higher than 2.3 (VSE) and in CICS/ESA 4.x+ and CICS Transaction Server 1.x+ (z/OS)

CICS/TIMEOUT - Signoff users after a period of inactivity

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CICS/Application Development


CICS/MAPR II - CICS map development tool includes conversion job for BMS source from SDF, SDF-II, BMS/TS and MAPGEN

Easy Help for CICS - Allow users to maintain help text without requiring program changes. Easy Help can reduce your budget significantly by chosing it to replace Assist/TS (GT/Assist)

 


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