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IBM RACF
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Overview

CA ACF2™ for z/OS provides innovative, comprehensive security for your business transaction environments—including Linux, UNIX and z/OS on System z—helping you realize the reliability, scalability and cost-effectiveness of the mainframe. CA ACF2 provides an Advanced Authentication Mainframe feature, system entry validation, resource control, auditability, accountability, and administrative control. In conjunction with distributed security solutions from CA Technologies, CA ACF2 provides mobile-to-mainframe enterprise class security and compliance management.

In 1976, IBM set the standard for security products when RACF was introduced!

From the beginning, the RACF Development Team has proudly brought you RACF, the premier product for securing your most valuable corporate data. Working closely with your operating system's existing features, IBM's award-winning Resource Access Control Facility (RACF) licensed program provides improved security for an installation's data. RACF protects your vital system resources and controls what users can do on the operating system.

You decide which resources you want to protect and which users need access to them. RACF provides the functions that let you:

  • identify and verify system users
  • identify, classify, and protect system resources
  • authorize the users who need access to the resources you've protected
  • control the means of access to these resources
  • log and report unauthorized attempts at gaining access to the system and to the protected resources
  • administer security to meet your installation's security goals
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Sample Customers
Sky, Rogers Communications
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Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Financial Services Firm20%
Comms Service Provider10%
Insurance Company10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm30%
Computer Software Company21%
Insurance Company12%
Government8%

CA ACF2 is ranked 2nd in Mainframe Security while IBM Resource Access Control Facility is ranked 1st in Mainframe Security. CA ACF2 is rated 0.0, while IBM Resource Access Control Facility is rated 0.0. On the other hand, CA ACF2 is most compared with CA Top Secret, IBM Security zSecure and Precisely Ironstream, whereas IBM Resource Access Control Facility is most compared with CA Top Secret, CA TPX Session Manager, IBM Security zSecure and CA VM:Secure.

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