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Topaz Workbench provides an intuitive interface that enables developers of all experience levels to initiate Compuware’s industry-leading developer tools, Abend-AID, File-AID, HiperstationXpediter and Strobe, as well as non-Compuware products and distributed solutions in the same environment.

Through Topaz Workbench, mainframe teams can:

  • Access Compuware development tools, providing the ability to visualize complex application logic and data relationships, make changes to code, test and debug, and performance tune
  • Leverage existing Eclipse frameworks and integrations with popular open-system tools
  • Manage source code and promote artifacts through the development lifecycle via integration with ISPW
  • Leverage a multi-language, multi-platform source code editor
  • Use JES functions like job submission, review, print and purge
  • Use Host Explorer for z/OS navigation, including dataset management (i.e., allocation, recall, deletion); build mainframe projects to isolate and quickly access files associated with a unit of work
  • Copy files from one LPAR to another with a simple drag and drop or right click; data is compressed and the processing is zIIP enabled for optimal performance
  • Leverage integrations with other industry-leading tools
IBM Rational Developer for z Systems is an integrated development tool that you can use to design, develop, deploy, and test mainframe software applications, Web, and composite applications. IBM Rational Developer for z Systems offers integration for a variety of source code management (SCM) tools in addition to providing a framework for creating your own SCM integration. It provides a common workbench and tools for the following: Development of COBOL, PL/I, C++, high-level assembler, Java and Web Services programs, Interactive access to z/OS systems, Support for IMS, CICS, Batch, USS, DB2 stored procedures, application servers and CICS and IMS application development for Web Services and SOA.
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Erste Group
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Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm71%
Logistics Company14%
Insurance Company14%
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Financial Services Firm22%
Computer Software Company22%
Insurance Company15%
Real Estate/Law Firm9%
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Financial Services Firm19%
Real Estate/Law Firm19%
Computer Software Company17%
Insurance Company13%
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Large Enterprise100%
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Compuware Topaz Workbench is ranked 1st in Mainframe Application Development with 1 review while IBM Rational Developer for z Systems is ranked 3rd in Mainframe Application Development. Compuware Topaz Workbench is rated 9.0, while IBM Rational Developer for z Systems is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Compuware Topaz Workbench writes "Replacing ISPF tasks with Topaz Workbench". On the other hand, Compuware Topaz Workbench is most compared with Compuware Xpediter, CA Gen, CA Brightside, BMC AMI DevOps for Db2 and Software AG Natural for Mainframe, whereas IBM Rational Developer for z Systems is most compared with CA Gen and CA Brightside.

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