Sending Mainframe Email

In How-to by Jerry Rackley

We’ve had many customers ask us, “how can I send an email message out of the mainframe, from a script or web service, to notify someone?” It has been possible for some time. A new IBM service, which HostBridge exploits through a JavaScript object, has made it easier to send mainframe email messages. In z/OS 2.2, IBM introduced a new …

HostBridge Socket Support Reduces CPU Consumption by at Least One-Third in Benchmark

In How-to by Jerry Rackley

HostBridge recently conducted a customer benchmark on the CPU savings that result when switching from CICS Socket Support to HostBridge Socket Support (HBSS).  The savings were substantial, reducing CPU consumption by at least 33% for this large banking client.  This CPU savings in turn improved application response time as well. These test results are significant. The annual Syncsort “State of …

Web Demo: Creating CICS Web Services

In How-to by Jerry Rackley

Join us for a free web demonstration of how to create CICS (or mainframe) web services. James Alexander, our Director of Technical Services, will conduct a live demonstration to let you see how quickly and easily developers can create web services using JavaScript. Here are the details of our upcoming demonstration: DATE: Wednesday, February 14th 2017 TIME: Noon Eastern This demo …