Macro 4’s mainframe performance and fault analysis solutions will support IBM COBOL 5.1 at launch


Global software and solutions company Macro 4 has today announced that its mainframe performance and fault analysis solutions will support the new IBM Enterprise COBOL for z/OS V5.1 when it is launched in June.

“Over the 45 years Macro 4 has been delivering performance and fault analysis solutions for mainframe users we have always worked closely with IBM to ensure we support new releases of COBOL from day one, and the same is true for IBM COBOL V5.1,” said Michelle Harris, Product Release Manager at Macro 4. “IBM COBOL is going to be packed with enhancements to allow enterprises to get the most from their mainframes – our fault analysis, testing and debugging and performance management software will be supporting this exciting new release as soon as it becomes available.”

Macro 4’s performance and fault analysis solutions reduce the costs and timescales involved in developing and supporting critical mainframe applications, helping organizations identify and resolve mainframe software problems faster and deliver consistently high levels of customer service.

About Macro 4
Macro 4 is a global software and services company that helps organizations to improve the performance of their business-critical applications and processes. The company’s solutions for document and data management, fault analysis and performance management are easy to use, fast to implement and deliver value quickly in even the most complex IT environments. Macro 4 is a division of UNICOM Global, which operates in every major market worldwide via US and European subsidiaries and a network of international business partners.

Macro 4’s fault analysis and debugging solutions help users to test new mainframe applications more thoroughly, correct faults faster and keep applications up and running for longer. Easy-to-use graphical user interfaces accelerate individual and team problem solving and can reduce the time taken to fix application errors by 50%.

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