MacKinney Systems - Products - Mainframe Printing

By: Vta Software  09-12-2011

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  • Archive JES reports and view them quickly and securely with a web browser.
  • Eliminate BUS/TAG printers by utilizing your existing TCP/IP network.
  • Capture the 3270-based data stream sent to a VTAM printer from any VTAM application (CICS, IMS, etc.) and create a report in the system spool.
  • Offload, view, search, print, copy, archive and restore job/SYSLOG output.
  • Replace and extend the functions of the standard CICS screen-print facility.
  • Create intelligent forms and eliminate the cost of using preprinted forms.
  • Accept reports from other operating systems (UNIX, LINUX, Windows, etc) via the z/OS LPD server.

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If your software budget is being cut or you are being asked to pay a large sum of money simply to continue using an already licensed product on a new CPU, consider replacing the existing product with a MacKinney product. We participate in IBM's Early Test Programs and Technical Disclosure Meetings to ensure our products are compatible with new versions of z/OS, VSE and CICS as they become generally available from IBM.