CA Technologies Introduces New Mainframe Application Tuner
Simplifying Application Performance Management
September 14, 2011
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CA Technologies has introduced CA Mainframe Application Tuner, which combines two Application Performance Management (APM) tools with new integration capabilities to help IT organizations proactively pinpoint and resolve performance issues that could reduce user productivity and consume extra system resources.

CA Mainframe Application Tuner combines the advanced performance analysis and tuning capabilities of TRILOGexpert TriTune with the automated performance management of TRILOGexpert APC for TriTune. CA Technologies has a non-exclusive, worldwide source agreement to develop, market and support this technology, thus facilitating innovation beyond its previous capabilities.

The new integration in CA Mainframe Application Tuner helps performance managers more quickly and easily identify and mitigate the root causes of application performance inefficiencies in z/OS-based systems to improve response times and lower CPU consumption.

To help streamline APM, development and testing activities, CA Mainframe Application Tuner integrates with other CA Technologies software including:

• CA Technologies cross-platform APM solution, by automatically providing drill-down details about mainframe performance issues to IT analysts and insulating them from complexities of the applications and operating system.

• CA Endevor Software Change Manager and key testing solutions including CA InterTest and CA SymDump, by automating and simplifying the process by which developers can view and update their programs, and helping to prevent manual errors.

• CA Mainframe Software Manager, by significantly streamlining the acquisition, installation, deployment and maintenance of CA Mainframe Application Tuner.

“With so many of our customers accessing their mainframe applications via the Web, split-second response time and 24x7 availability are critical requirements,” says Dayton Semerjian, GM, Mainframe, CA Technologies. “CA Mainframe Application Tuner is designed to help them deliver these capabilities, allowing analysts to fine-tune their applications to help reduce IT processing costs while improving service levels.”

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