Technical details

Software requirements

MERVA ESA, 5648-B29, is compatible with z/OS or VSE (Virtual Storage Extended). The various features of the MERVA ESA Components, 5648-B30, require different software. The Traffic Reconciliation component of MERVA ESA is compatible with z/OS. The MERVA Message Processing Client and Import/Export components of MERVA ESA are compatible with the following Windows® products:

  • Windows 2000 Professional, Windows 2000 Server, Windows Server 2003, or Windows XP Professional.

Hardware requirements

MERVA ESA, 5648-B29, runs native on processors supported by IBM z/OS or VSE. The required size of the processor depends on the operating system type and on which of the following data communication systems is used: Information Management System (IMS) or Customer Information Control System (CICS®) in either a z/OS or VSE environment. MERVA ESA Components, 5648-B30, require different hardware:

  • The MERVA Message Processing Client and Import/Export components run Intel®-compatible processors.
  • The Traffic Reconciliation component of MERVA ESA runs native on processors supported by z/OS.
  • The required processor size depends on whether the IMS or CICS data communication system is used.