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MainView for CICS Management

MainView for CICS

BMC digital IT powers 82% of Fortune 500 companies

Intuitive, integrated CICS management

Today’s consumers never sleep; they are always connected and demand rapid response times. As a result, digital workloads are can be more taxing than ever. BMC MainView for CICS Management is a digital business-ready performance management solution.

MainView provides an extremely easy to use integrated CICS management solution to monitor, tune, manage and automatically take action before these extremely disruptive and highly complex digital business workloads impact the business. 

BMC MainView for CICS Management  combines in-depth performance monitoring with advanced automation to manage traditional CICS and parallel processing environments. With this solution, you’ll be able to:

  • Quickly and easily troubleshoot problems, thanks to a set of tightly integrated monitoring tools.
  • Track critical metrics so you can keep your finger on the pulse of your mainframe performance.
  • Prevent service disruptions with automated recovery and notification tasks.

Related topics:  Mainframe, Mainframe System Management with MainView

Powerful problem-solving tools

MainView for CICS Management has everything you need to identify and resolve performance issues before they cause problems. From a single point of control, you’ll be able to use these high-efficiency features to display real-time performance statistics, automate recovery and notification tasks, and optimize your CICS mainframe environment.

Centralized monitoring

Monitor and manage everything from a single interface, including the CICS Transaction Gateway, Multi-Region Operations, and stand-alone databases.

Mission critical metrics

Track transaction counts, response times, and throughput rates, as well as CICS-managed applications and platforms, including versioning and application response times.

Automation for maximum performance

Use an intuitive, graphical interface to build automation that can not only protect you from outages, but also streamline your CICS operations.

Business-centric viewpoint

Organize your performance statistics according to the business processes they impact.

Central, web-based interface

Enjoy the convenience of a user-friendly, web-based GUI that consolidates information from all of the MainView products you run.

Dynamic thresholds

Use the Threshold Advisor feature to set intelligent, dynamic thresholds based on real-time data and business cycles.

Historical reporting & analysis

Take advantage of sophisticated data views to compare historical and current data or build analytical reports.

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Low overhead monitoring & automation

  • Automate affordably with an interface that doesn’t require time-consuming REXX coding.
  • Optimize your automations so they only require minimal CPU resources.
  • Save on resource costs by sharing information with other MainView monitoring solutions.

“We used the BMC monitoring solutions to see the volume of transactions per second we could sustain. The monitors showed us the breaking points and provided the data we needed to accurately calculate how much processing power we would need to handle peak loads at acceptable performance levels.”

— Terry Glover, Director of Technical Architecture and Support, Dillard’s
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Products included in this solution

The MainView for CICS Management solution is made up of the following products, which work together to offer insight into and control over every component of your CICS environment.
  • MainView for CICS

    BMC MainView for CICS manages traditional CICS and parallel processing environments from a single, powerful monitoring interface. Thanks to tightly integrated components, the product makes troubleshooting problems quick and easy. With its support for the CICS Transaction Gateway, ability to auto-connect to CICS regions, and simplified monitoring of CICS resources in MRO environments, MainView for CICS lets you manage your entire CICS environment from a single point of control. In addition, the product provides an at-a-glance overview of transactions running in a CICSPlex or a single CICS region, and shows how each transaction is using CICS resources.

    This product is available as a part of the following offering: MainView for CICS Management

  • MainView AutoOPERATOR for CICS

    BMC MainView AutoOPERATOR for CICS automates CICS subsystems, so you can enjoy enhanced productivity, streamlined operations, and overall better service from your CICS environment, including TDQ message automation. The product can automatically take recovery or notification actions when any MainView monitor product raises an alarm. With an intuitive rule-building interface, MainView AutoOPERATOR for CICS lets you to create powerful automation without the need for REXX coding. Replacing repetitive, error-prone manual interventions with automated ones will help you avoid costly performance interruptions.

    This product is available as a part of the following offering: MainView for CICS Management