What does William Data Systems ZEN product do? Well, ZEN is a completely integrated
solution for System z, z/OS Mainframe monitoring and fault analysis. ZEN detects
and reports on issues found in every part of a typical z/OS network, in IP, in Enterprise
Extender (EE), your Open System Adaptors (OSA), and FTP connections. Even system
dumps can be analysed with ease and comfort using ZEN’s Trace and Solve – EXIGENCE
ZEN's IP Monitor is the only IP monitor capable of detecting and reporting on errors
in real time as they happen, giving you the chance to diagnose and fix faults. With
its ZEN interface, you can even monitor from your iPhone or iPad. With typical IP
faults, the 3270 green screen terminal access still allows you to quickly diagnose
and problem solve the most complex IP issues, even if the IP network is either down
or running slowly.
The Enterprise Monitor component was the world’s first and still most complete tool
dedicated to IBM’s premier method of connecting z/OS networks, but how much do you
know about configuring enterprise extender connections for optimum path lengths?
How do you know when a configuration change extends the connection path? How do
you know - after an Enterprise Extender path has switched automatically through
a network problem - that it has selected a suitable route to keep your network running
at it's best? All these and many other questions ZEN’s Enterprise Extender Monitor
ZEN can also be used to replace NetView or NetMaster and save money. The ZEN AUTOMATION
component can totally automate your z/OS network environment. The AUTOMATION feature
of ZEN comprises of a number of elements that allow the total automation of a z/OS
network environment and even provides the flexibility to build ZEN applications
tailored to your own unique requirements, displaying information from many sources
at the click of a button.