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zReporter - Mainframe Reporting

Systems Management Reporting

Traditionally, the management and monitoring of mainframe systems has been a time consuming and expensive undertaking involving the hiring of specialized, full time staff, expensive legacy software with their equally expensive yearly maintenance costs, and lengthy contracts.

Today's mainframe system managers are experiencing increasing requirements for system performance, availability, backup compliance, security, and efficient use of system resources. With this increased scrutiny and pressure, along with ever-tightening budgets, forward-thinking managers look for cost-effective solutions to monitor and manage their mainframe systems.

zReporter (formerly zFrameReporter) gives you the system visibility to ensure efficient, compliant mainframe operations - all with surprising affordability and ease of installation and use.

Optimized for the Reporting Portal Needs of Busy Executives and Mainframe System Managers

zReporter is a self-service reporting portal for mainframe system management providing you the powerful, flexible, graphical paperless reporting and information delivery you need to keep your system performing at its absolute best. zReporter delivers this information on demand - completely self-service! zReporter securely provides easy, browser-based reports on areas such as:

  • CPU Utilization
  • Data migrations
  • Backups
  • Storage Utilization
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Others to match your needs
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Secure, Easy, Scalable Reporting Portals

zReporter solutions are proven to provide fast deployment, rapid Return on Investment (ROI), and minimal training requirements for any user. These solutions provide improved outcomes such as:

  • Reduces your costs
  • Improves service for your users
  • Improves report accuracy
  • Makes information more easily and securely accessible
  • Reduces your risk of non-compliance

zReporter is web-based, coupled with an easy-to-install code-set for the mainframe, so there is never any software to install on a user's desktop, and no paper reports to ship, store, or manage.

zReporter's portal provides a solution to provide the highest level of security, making the most sensitive data safe from unauthorized viewing. We provide one secure, unified view for all of your data sources, documents, intranets, and web-based information.

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ROI Benefits for Data Center Operations

zReporter provides fast, measurable ROI benefits for mainframe managers. zReporter provides a solution far more cost-effective than traditional system management tools, and is much easier to use. zReporter quickly provides tangible benefits like:

  • Graphically understand system status and trends
  • Meet your SLA's
  • Easily compare performance metrics
  • Pinpoint and act on critical issues
  • Reduced effort using Web-Based Graphics
  • Blend inputs to form business view
  • Perform resource tracking & projections
  • Leverage best practices

Types of Reports

The zReporter reporting portal provides a robust offering of pre-defined reports to save your organization time and money. These reports are categorized in the following system areas:

  • CPU
  • Storage
  • Tape
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Benefits Throughout Your Organization

The zReporter reporting portal brings immediate benefits to participants throughout the IT department, such as:

  • IT Directors and Executives
  • Data Center Managers
  • Operation Managers
  • System Programmers
  • System Administrators

Supported Software Environments


  • IBM DB2
  • Oracle
  • Others

Supported Operating Systems & Client Platforms:

  • IBM zSeries, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Solaris
  • Standard Web Browsers

Work with the best for your support needs

zReporter is brought to you by two great companies, Viador and Baer Consulting, Inc. (BCI)

At Viador and BCI, we understand that each IT group has unique requirements that go beyond a single vendor solution.

Flexible Licensing - from Small Systems to Large Mainframes

The zReporter reporting portal offers a flexible pricing model for the small and medium organization, making it easy to start small and grow as needed.

Here is a printable PDF version of this zReporter Mainframe Reporting offering.

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