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Overview
CA Gen provides a single, integrated development environment that can help your teams create and maintain large-scale business applications for multiple platforms. This streamlined environment can help reduce manual labor and speed migration time while ensuring the future relevance of existing environments and applications.

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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Sample Customers
Global bank
Erste Group
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company37%
Comms Service Provider12%
Insurance Company12%
Manufacturing Company6%
REVIEWERS
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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REVIEWERS
Large Enterprise100%

CA Gen is ranked 5th in Mainframe Application Development while Compuware Topaz Workbench is ranked 1st in Mainframe Application Development with 1 review. CA Gen is rated 0.0, while Compuware Topaz Workbench is rated 9.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Compuware Topaz Workbench writes "Replacing ISPF tasks with Topaz Workbench". CA Gen 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 Brightside and Software AG Natural for Mainframe.

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