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|LRS® VPS®||is replaced by||JES Queue for Printers|
|LRS® DRS®||is replaced by||VTAM Virtual Printer|
|CA-SPOOL™||is replaced by||JES Queue for Printers|
|CA-TPX™||is replaced by||VTAM Switch|
|CA-DADS™ Plus for CICS||is replaced by||MacKinney Batch to CICS|
|CA-EZYEDIT||is replaced by||
|CA-Teleview™||is replaced by||VTAM Switch|
|CA-InterTest™||is replaced by||
|CA-Sort®||is replaced by||CICS/QSORT|
|UNICOM PIE ® /CICS||is replaced by||
|UNICOM Macro4 VTAMPrint||is replaced by||JES Queue for Printers|
|UNICOM ® CICS/Windows||is replaced by||
|UNICOM ® CICS/Comet||is replaced by||Macro Level Intpreter (MLI)|
|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
|IBM ISPF Productivity Tool||is replaced by||SimpList|
|IBM Debug Tool||is replaced by||
|Compuware Xpediter||is replaced by||
|Compuware Abend-AID||is replaced by||Dump Detective for CICS|
Converting to CICS TS V4.2 up to TS 5.5?
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.
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.
Interactive, source-level debuggers for batch and CICS
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. Track supports up through CICS/TS 5.5 for z/OS and TS 2.2 for VSE.
(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. Xray supports up through CICS/TS 5.5 for z/OS and TS 2.2 for VSE.
VSAM and Sequential file editors
FileMarvel is a full function ISPF VSAM utility for manipulating VSAM, sequential, and PDS datasets.
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
Compuware VSE Replacement Software
(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. Track supports up through CICS/TS 5.5 for z/OS and TS 2.2 for VSE.
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. Xray supports up through CICS/TS 5.5 for z/OS and TS 2.2 for VSE.
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.
- 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
- 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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