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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
  • Design, develop, test, debug and maintain enterprise-scale business applications
  • Reduce your total cost of ownership on the mainframe
  • Add on tools for even greater functionality

Designed for simplicity, reliability and speed, Natural is the environment of choice for enterprises operating large-scale online transaction processing (OLTP) applications on the mainframe. Natural supports z/OS, z/VM, z/VSE, BS2000/OSD and z/Linux and provides the interoperability you need to keep your enterprise agile and scalable.

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Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm71%
Logistics Company14%
Insurance Company14%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm22%
Computer Software Company22%
Insurance Company15%
Real Estate/Law Firm9%
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Compuware Topaz Workbench is ranked 1st in Mainframe Application Development with 1 review while Software AG Natural for Mainframe is ranked 8th in Mainframe Application Development. Compuware Topaz Workbench is rated 9.0, while Software AG Natural for Mainframe 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 IBM Rational Developer for z Systems, Compuware Xpediter, CA Gen and CA Brightside, whereas Software AG Natural for Mainframe is most compared with .

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