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BMC Cost Analyzer for zEnterprise

Insightful reporting and planning to reduce MLC costs
Save 5% to 20% or more of MLC charges with our patent pending technology

BMC Cost Analyzer for zEnterprise incorporates the complexity of MLC pricing into an easy to use solution for actively managing MLC costs.  By analyzing utilization and cost data, BMC Cost Analyzer for zEnterprise portrays the system peaks and cost drivers so you can identify cost-reducing strategies.  Robust graphical reporting gets you started and powerful "what-if" planning capabilities let you test-drive changes and see the cost impacts those might have before you commit to any changes.

If you think MLC costs need optimizing, but have concluded that it is too complex, takes too much time and effort, or that you can’t really impact the costs, BMC Cost Analyzer for zEnterprise will change your mind.

What BMC Cost Analyzer for zEnterprise does:

  • Analyzes system and cost data, identifies peaks for MLC software products, by LPAR and CPC
  • Presents cost information in intuitive and  interactive graphical forms
  • Supports investigation of cost reduction alternatives through "what-if" evaluations of capping, workload placement, and workload volume changes
  • Incorporates knowledge of the range of MLC pricing metrics, including zNALC, AWLC, AEWLC, EWLC, FWLC, VWLC, Sysplex pricing and optional priced features
  • Identifies specific types of workloads driving your peaks, characterized by Workload Importance, Service Classes, Subsystem Address Spaces, WLM policy and Suites (user-defined groupings of batch work)


 With BMC Cost Analyzer for zEnterprise you will:

  • Understand the impact of peaks and business activity on mainframe MLC costs
  • Have transparent reporting and governance of mainframe costs
  • Make informed decisions about cost-reduction alternatives
  • Reduce the risk to the business


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