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    AutoSoftCapping Version 4.1 expands opportunities for a better capacity management

    A new version for better performance, operability and readability

    PARIS, FRANCE, November 6, 2017–zCost Management announces today the release of version 4.1 of its mainframe software AutoSoftCapping. In a continuous attempt to improve its software and provide its customers with the best possible product, zCost Management focused its efforts on delivering users with higher efficiency in cost and service delivery management by improving AutoSoftCapping’s performance. This results in a more powerful algorithm for dynamic capacity allocation.

    “Our customers gain expertise on capacity management while using AutoSoftCapping. Thus, they are always sharing with us new opportunities to improve our product’s performance.”, said Bruno Koch, CEO of zCost Management. “This release is the result of a collaborative work that we cherish at zCost Management.”

    In this new version, customers will enjoy a set of new features enabling the prioritization of MSUs within a partition, 100% accurate data matching IBM’s SCRT and greater flexibility in the dynamic defined capacity adjustment, to name a few. Furthermore, zCost Management improved the user experience and software operability for quicker responsiveness and extra data readability. Finally, to stay on top of security requirements, the Web-interface was upgraded for security protocol, thus enabling data privacy.

    “Our mission at zCost Management is to help customers optimize their z/IT resources while reducing, controlling, and analyzing their z/IT budgets. Version 4.1 of AutoSoftCapping is a step further in that direction.” said Jacky Hofbauer, CSO and President of zCost Management.

     

    About AutoSoftCapping®

    AutoSoftCapping, or ASC, automatically and dynamically adjusts clients’ defined capacity levels while ensuring quality of service, resulting in a lower Monthly License Charge bill. Furthermore, AutoSoftCapping offers user-friendly and in-depth web reporting to track activity and quickly identify opportunities for improvement. The combination of task automation and detailed activity monitoring frees precious time for mainframe experts to focus on other, high value-added, activities.

    About the company

    zCost Management is a French software manufacturer specializing in cost control on mainframes for the past 10 years. Its software solutions are distributed worldwide through various offices and a large distribution network. zCost Management team is dedicated to the support and development of the mainframe ecosystem and works tirelessly to support customers with the efficient running of their Mainframe activity. Its close relationship with IBM enables them to test their products in a complex environment on new hardware releases, such as the new z14.

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    If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Melissa LEROY at +33 6 77 96 02 32 or email at mell@zcostmanagement.com.

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