By Uwe Gramm,
Senior Product Manager -Tivoli z Automation & NetView .
IBM has recently announced a new release of IBM Automation Control for z/OS, our smart and policy-based member of the Tivoli System Automation family for automation and high availability of zEnterprise application environments.
With Automation clients get a variety of benefits, which are well recognized. Removing dependence on specific manual operations provides not only a reduction in human errors resulting in fewer outages, but also reduces costs as automated operations replace labor intensive manual interventions. As the IT landscape becomes more complex and moves toward Cloud computing, IT must be able to react more quickly in support of daily business operations. It's difficult, expensive, and risky to depend on manually written scripts to manage complex application and systems operations . So it's key to increase your automation degree to keep your systems resilient.
IBM Automation Control for z/OS V1.1.1 provides automated operations on z/OS to start, stop, monitor, and recover z/OS Monoplex environments as well as local System z HW resources.
IBM Automation Control for z/OS V1.1.1:
Speeds up the system setup with an easy-to-use and intuitive configuration assistant.
Expedites the system startup and shutdown through controlled application pacing.
Proactively improves the system availability and performance through tight integration with IBM OMEGAMON XE for z/OS.
Allows for improved system customization allowing multiple users to browse and edit policies concurrently
Reduces administrative and operational tasks
Provides comprehensive Job log message automation to increase automation degree
Automation Control for z/OS is an easy to operate solution without additional software prerequisites.
Come and see how easy and intuitive it is to keep your systems and applications available.
If you want to learn more about IBM Automation Control for z/OS visit http://ow.ly/AgAp4 and for Announcement details visit http://ow.ly/AgAle