VTAM2Spool | A New Direction in Mainframe Network Printing

VTAM2SPOOL(tm) routes VTAM (CICS, IMS, etc.) print to the system spoolers (zOS JES, or VSE POWER) or to LPR Printers - without changes to host programs required.

Highlights
  • Use in concert with ZIP/390 or ZIP/VSE to deliver online print as PDF documents.
  • Simplify infrastructure: Deliver print anywhere, anytime, to any client platform, for printing on any printer. Eliminating configuration headaches.
  • Eliminate online application delays or abends due to hardware problems like form jams, out of forms, or power off conditions.
  • Improve security through elimination of shared printers. Password protect and 128-bit encrypt documents.
  • Reduce end-user training and increase productivity.
  • Include comma-delimited format of report data for easy import into spread-sheet and database applications.
  • Reduce delivery and paper/forms costs.
  • Increase the ROI of ZIP/390 and ZIP/VSE investment.
  • Route online (CICS, IMS, etc.) print directly to IP connected printers.
Requirements on MVS, OS/390 or zOS
  • A MVS, OS/390, or zOS system supported by IBM
  • An IBM supported VTAM release
  • JES2 or JES3 supported by IBM
  • 100 kB disk space to store the product
  • At least x MB region size for the product
Requirements on VSE/ESA
  • A VSE/ESA system supported by IBM
  • An IBM supported VTAM release
  • A POWER release supported by IBM
  • 100 kB disk space to store the product
  • A x MB or larger partition to execute the product
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