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IBM CICS VSAM Transparency for z/OS

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Helps you migrate valuable data from VSAM files to Db2 tables in a manner that can evolve as business needs change

IBM® CICS® VSAM Transparency helps you move valuable data from VSAM files to Db2® tables. This migration can evolve as your business requirements dictate, without having to modify your CICS® and batch VSAM application programs. You can access the Db2® data 24x7, as well as integrate your data with new and existing Db2® applications, preserving your core investments and avoiding costly application rewrites.

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Benefits

Find the options you need Support worldwide markets with no batch windows and employ extensive tooling portfolio for Db2®.
Simplify processes Run ad hoc queries, perform data analysis, and take advantage of integration with new applications and channels that are easier and faster.
Improved operational experience Create visual information and dashboards and avoid data-synchronization issues in the process.
Gain higher performance with lower costs Avoid high cost of application rewrite and get more value from your CICS® and batch data.


IBM CICS VSAM Transparency for z/OS features

Efficient migration Move critical CICS® and batch VSAM (Virtual Storage Access Method) data to Db2® with no program changes.
Maximize your data Integrate your data with new and existing Db2® applications.
Convenient accessibility Get a faster route to Db2® with 24x7 access to data, and automate VSAM-to-Db2® mapping.
Gain valuable insights Support business intelligence and data analytics.


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Other resources

CICS VSAM Transparency data sheet
Learn more about the features and benefits of CICS® VSAM Transparency.
Branham Group paper on CICS Tools
IBM® CICS® tools: Customer ROI from Discovery, Optimization, and Enablement Outcomes.

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Modified date:
27 August 2020

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