Auto Insurer uses HTAC to Learn What Drives Mainframe Workload

In Case studies by Jerry Rackley

HostBridge is working with an automobile insurance provider to help it understand what is driving its mainframe workload. Using the HostBridge Transaction Analytics Connector (HTAC), this insurer has lifted the veil on CICS application performance. It’s CICS applications now feed data to Splunk via HTAC. This allows the insurer to learn for the first time exactly how business activities consume …

Enterprise Architects’ Perspective on CICS Integration

In Case studies, How-to by Jerry Rackley

The HostBridge team regularly works with Enterprise, IT, Solutions, and Systems Architects on projects to integrate CICS applications with new apps they are developing for the cloud, web, or mobile platforms. We’ve collected feedback from many of them about how they use the HostBridge JavaScript Engine (HB.js) to facilitate integration through the creation of CICS web services. Presented here is …

CICS Application Performance Management in Insurance

In Case studies by Jerry Rackley

HostBridge recently worked with a property, casualty and life insurance company to help it understand how its core business application was consuming mainframe resources. The firm needed a way to easily do CICS application performance management and monitoring (APM) for its mission-critical mainframe applications. When the project began, the mainframe was a black box from a performance perspective. No one …

HostBridge Enables Rapid Deployment of Mainframe Web Services at Bank of Ayudhya

In Case studies by Jerry Rackley

Bank of Ayudhya PCL., also known as Krungsri, is one of Thailand’s largest banks, and it is leading the way in leveraging its host applications by creating mainframe web services using the HostBridge JavaScript Engine (HB.js). These web services are revolutionizing how CICS applications are accessed and exploited through integrations that dramatically improve productivity, and to enable the bank to …

Re-Purpose Case Study: Web-Enabling Mainframe Medicaid Apps with HostBridge CICS Web Services

In Case studies by Jerry Rackley

Executive Summary The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) is the state’s Medicaid program. AHCCCS works closely with 34,000 health care and service providers to meet the care and coverage needs of Arizona’s 1.3 million Medicaid recipient-members. The organization’s mission, as its name indicates, is to provide members with quality care while controlling costs in every way possible. To …