Crawley, UK, December 13, 2018 – Macro 4, a division of UNICOM® Global, has announced that its mainframe performance, fault analysis and modernization solutions, including Eclipse and web interfaces, will support the new IBM® CICS® Transaction Server (CICS TS) for z/OS®, V5.5 when it is released on December 14, 2018.
"CICS TS V5.5 promises customers technical innovation and improved business value and includes a significant number of enhancements that have been requested through IBM user groups. Our customers will be able to take advantage of these at launch,” said Michelle Harris, Customer and Product Services Manager at Macro 4. “We’ve always worked closely with IBM to ensure that our mainframe solutions support new versions of IBM software as soon as they are available. We’ve been part of IBM’s early test program for many years and have a long history of collaborating on new releases of its products. Both CICS and Macro 4 turned 50 this year and together we’re going from strength to strength."
Macro 4's performance, fault analysis and interactive testing solutions reduce the costs and timescales involved in developing and supporting critical mainframe applications. They help organizations to identify and resolve mainframe software problems faster and to deliver consistently high levels of customer service. The company’s modernization solutions leverage new technology to provide more intuitive interfaces for mainframe applications and developer tools.
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Macro 4, a division of UNICOM Global, develops software solutions that accelerate business transformation. Macro 4’s cross-platform enterprise information management solutions make it easy for companies to go digital, personalize customer communications and unlock the value of their corporate content. Macro 4 solutions for DevOps, session management and performance optimization are used by many of the world’s largest enterprises to modernize their mainframe applications and development processes.
UNICOM Global consists of more than fifty (50) corporate entities encompassing a wide range of businesses across all geographic regions. With its corporate headquarters in Los Angeles, California, to offices in Illinois, Kentucky, Florida, Massachusetts, Maryland, Minnesota, New Hampshire, North Carolina, New Jersey, Texas and Virginia, throughout EMEA in the UK, Ireland, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Denmark, Belgium, Switzerland and the UAE, and across Asia/Pacific with locations in Japan, China, India, Australia, Korea, Thailand, Taiwan and the Philippines.
UNICOM Global offers deep in-house resources and flexible IT solutions to our partners worldwide. UNICOM Global focuses on acquiring and integrating mature and growing mid-cap NASDAQ, London Stock Exchange AIM and German publicly-traded companies in technology, financing, IT, real estate, and business services. Please visit our websites for additional information about the services, products and solutions that UNICOM Global offers:
UNICOM Global - Assets, capital and investment management
UNICOM Systems - IBM Mainframe software products
UNICOM Government (formerly NASDAQ: GTSI) - Government IT solutions
UNICOM Engineering (formerly NASDAQ: NEI) Appliance platform
UNICOM Science and Technology Parks
UNICOM Technology Park – Innovation Labs in Virginia
UNICOM Science and Technology Park – Innovation Labs in New Jersey
UNICOM Capital - Business and Financial Services
USRobotics - Data communications products
Memeo - Enterprise-grade Secure File Sharing for the Cloud
Firetide - Wireless technology solutions for security and transportation
DETEC - Document composition products
SoftLanding Systems - IBM i software products
Macro 4 (formerly LONDON: MAO) - Document Management products
illustro - z/OS and z/VSE software products
iET Solutions - ITSM software products
Eden - Mergers & Acquisitions, Business & Financial Services, and Real Estate
CICS.com - Hardware, Software, Outsourcing and Professional Services
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