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CA Brightside is the first cross-enterprise DevOps solution designed to greatly improve the productivity and efficiency of development teams to control, script and develop for the mainframe like any other cloud platform using open source tools. It empowers next-generation developers to more easily apply their experience with modern DevOps toolchains and frameworks, helping to increase their ability to innovate for the mainframe platform. It enables automation with self-service capabilities to help unlock mainframe value and reduce risk and cost, by helping to accelerate software development with higher quality and create a fine-tuned cross-enterprise DevOps environment.

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
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State of Oregon, DHL, State of Oregon, ZoweErste Group
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Financial Services Firm71%
Logistics Company14%
Insurance Company14%
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Computer Software Company28%
Financial Services Firm19%
Real Estate/Law Firm16%
Insurance Company9%
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CA Brightside is ranked 6th in Mainframe Application Development while Compuware Topaz Workbench is ranked 1st in Mainframe Application Development with 3 reviews. CA Brightside is rated 0.0, while Compuware Topaz Workbench is rated 6.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Compuware Topaz Workbench writes "Replacing ISPF tasks with Topaz Workbench". CA Brightside is most compared with IBM Rational Developer for z Systems, whereas Compuware Topaz Workbench is most compared with IBM Rational Developer for z Systems, Compuware Xpediter, CA Gen and Bonita.

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