By Uwe Gramm,
Senior Product Manager -Tivoli z Automation & NetView .
IBM has recently announced the next big enhancement of the Tivoli System Automation family with a new release of System Automation for z/OS (SA z/OS).
As you might know, System Automation provides a compelling user experience providing high availability, automated operations, and strong disaster recovery capabilities as part of the GDPS (Geographically Dispersed Parallel Sysplex) offerings.
IBM Tivoli System Automation for z/OS V3.5 offers a single point of control for a broad range of systems management functions. You get the visibility, control, and automation of a large range of system elements spanning both the hardware and software resources of enterprises in a sysplex.
Now I'm very proud to show you another masterstroke of the IBM development team helping our clients to professionally automated their IBM zEnterprise mainframe. We worked hard to implement key requirements and run a very productive transparent development program with a multitude of clients, which helped us to really understand our customers' requirements.
IBM Tivoli System Automation for z/OS V3.5:
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 policy-based management of looping address spaces.
Improves the security of the automation environment through an intuitive role-based approach.
Allows for improved policy-based system customization through multiple user support
Supports enterprise-wide status display through a wide range of customization capabilities.
Reduces administrative and operational tasks.
Provides comprehensive Job log message automation.
With the new release of System Automation for z/OS, customers get a wealth of new systems management capabilities, which help to automate your zEnterprise application management using modern and intuitive user interfaces. System Automation's unique policy-based and goal-driven logic allows for consistent, reliable, and transparent control of your relevant business applications. This mature, solid approach to automating system and application start up, shut down, recovery, response to problems, and disaster recovery is a key component in helping improve availability and costs on IBM z/OS.
You can explore the new System Automation for z/OS V3.5 details by Clicking Here .