Michael Madden, general manager, mainframe, CA Technologies, said, “Our day-one support is an example of our unwavering commitment to supporting IBM (News - Alert) System z advancements,” said. “As IBM increases the value of its offerings to customers with DB2, we realize the need to be in lock-step with them so our customers can reap the full benefits.”
Officials explained that this will benefit customers who have installed CA database management solutions for DB2 for z/OS version 17.0 (DB2 Tools 17.0). This is a suite of interoperable solutions which help customers to enhance database administration.
IBM DB2 v11 features reliable data backup and recovery, improved data availability and application responsiveness which helps achieves higher service levels and hence high efficiency. These capabilities are imperative for global banks and large companies that require mainframes to support the modern IT environment.
Also companies have to stay updated with all the new capabilities of IBM System z, the advanced commercial computer system. System z features high-speed and secure transaction processing with optimized application facilities, integrated analytics and cloud computing, and keeps businesses running non-stop.
CA Technologies strives to keep customers up to date with each of its IBM DB2 releases, enabling them to derive optimum value from their IT investments. This makes customers’ data centers dynamic so they respond quickly to business needs.
Extended logging is a critical feature of DB2 11 that is supported by CA Technologies. This feature helps reduce the risk of outages and enables customers to ensure high levels of availability of their IT services. CA Technologies supports IBM DB2 v11 so that its customers can manage IBM System z.
Recently, Cloudian announced an agreement with CA Technologies to alleviate the headaches of big data backup for enterprises and managed service providers MPSs via a combined solution that allows companies to redesign their current backup architecture to fully leverage cloud computing resources.