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All Tone z/OS Mainframe Solutions Now Certified Compatible with JES3plus®

Tone’s Entire Suite of Mainframe Solutions has Successfully Completed Extensive Compatibility Testing with the JES3plus® Subsystem

ANAHEIM, Calif., — Tone Software Corporation, a global provider of management and productivity solutions for IBM System Z mainframes running JES3 and JES2, announced their complete line of z/OS Mainframe technologies has been extensively tested and proven fully compatible with the JES3plus® V1R0 spooling subsystem. The JES3plus software was made available through Tone’s participation in the Phoenix Software International ISV Partner Program.

Solutions Designed for All JES Options

Worldwide System Z users are actively choosing their JES direction – a pivotal decision that requires full support from key software vendors to ensure products perform and deliver value within the chosen JES environment. Tone’s entire suite of z/OS mainframe technologies not only supports JES3plus, but also JES2 and the legacy IBM JES3, providing valued users with full flexibility to choose the JES direction that best suits their needs.

“Tone’s compatibility testing with JES3plus demonstrates our commitment to support our clients wishing to remain on JES3 as their long term spool subsystem,” commented Shirley Balarezo, president of Tone Software Corporation. “Through Tone’s customer-first business model, our valued users can rest assured they will derive maximum value from their Tone technology investments across all z/OS levels in all JES environments,” she concluded.

Tone products now certified compatible with JES3plus V1R0, as well as IBM JES3 and JES2 include:

  • OMC-FLASH JES2 and JES3 Management to view and control spool operations, resources, and the JESPLEX.
  • DYNA-STEP to dynamically allocate STEPLIBs, manage ISPF libraries, and save system resources.
  • OMC-PRINT and OMC-TCP/IP to route, print, and control host output across VTAM and TCP/IP.
  • OMC-VIEW to preview host output and OMC-VNI to route host output from applications such as CICS.
  • TRX to manage TSO resources and improve performance.

Ready to Deploy

Sites ready to deploy Tone solutions with JES3plus can contact Tone Technical Services at for information on the installation and deployment process.

For more information on Tone Mainframe Solutions for all JES environments, visit: Tone z/OS Mainframe Solutions.

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