CA has released new information and database management management tools for mainframes. It said File Master Plus for IMS and Database Management for IMS r11.6 both support the latest version of IBM's mainframe database environment-IMS v10.
The File Master Plus offers tools to manage IMS data and includes applications for mainframe application debugging, abend diagnostics, automated testing, code optimisation, and application performance management.
Database Management for IMS r11.6 enables administrators to maximise performance and coordinate essential tasks. It also offers backup and recovery of IMS data.
David Schipper, vice president of product management at CA, said: "IMS is a strategic platform for many CA global 2000 customers, which include many of the world's largest banking, healthcare, insurance, and telecommunications companies. By enabling these customers to more effectively manage their IMS environments, CA's newest mainframe management solutions allow them to improve service delivery, reduce costs, and improve their responsiveness to the incessantly escalating demands of the business."