What Tivoli Automated Tape Allocation Manager can do

IBM® Tivoli® Automated Tape Allocation Manager for z/OS® is designed to maximize existing tape resources, reduce operational overhead and improve batch processing efficiency. It enables you to share, automate and control multiple tape drives across a multisystem environment.


Reduce costs of new hardware

Maximize your existing tape resources before investing in additional hardware.

Minimize batch processing delays

Share tape storage devices across a multisystem environment, without the need for a shared control file.

Minimize operator intervention

Automate tape resource management and get the ability to access IBM Tivoli® Enterprise Portal for extensive diagnostic and reporting capabilities.

Centralize support

Equip operations staff with centralized query and control through global command support, and get simplified support for a variety of devices, including those not assign-capable.