Rocket AS Multiplatform
Deliver IBM Z BI applications anywhere
With Rocket® AS Multiplatform software, you can extend the power of Rocket AS applications for IBM Z to other operating systems such as Linux, AIX, and Windows Server. Rocket AS Multiplatform provides the Rocket AS Engine for a multi-platform, distributed server environment to reach more users efficiently and effectively.
Rocket AS combines end-user functions with a rich application development language and specialized solutions in project management, business planning, statistics and LP. AS is used in countless ways across all industry sectors by customers who share a common goal: deliver broad access to large databases. Rocket AS is used by many different types of users, including end users (who value its intuitive interface for easy access to data) and programmers (who value its abilities as a rapid application development tool for IBM mainframe environments).
If your company would like to deploy AS applications to a Linux, UNIX or Windows platform, Rocket AS Multiplatform lets you leverage the power of AS and its familiar user interface on your desktop. The AS Multiplatform client is the Eclipse-based Rocket AS Client, providing a modern, highly customizable graphical user interface (GUI), that can also be used with AS for z/OS and z/VM. With it, you will realize significant productivity gains as you create, update and test your AS applications, whether on Linux, z/OS, AIX, or Windows. With AS Multiplatform, you can avoid major rewriting costs, preserving years of business logic and customizations invested in your AS applications and removing the need to retrain your users.
Rocket AS Multiplatform brings AS application development and maintenance to your desktop, streamlining your ability to develop and test new applications. You could have a distributed AS Multiplatform server for a development or test system, and continue to use AS on z/OS for production.
Rocket AS Multiplatform connects to multiple local or remote databases, such as Oracle, Mircosoft SQL Server, and IBM Db2. Combining and updating data from different databases on different platforms has never been easier.
Output-boosting features abound, including table explorer for browsing AS and database data, the use of multiple windows for simultaneous editing of several application components, a command editor that provides syntax coloring, scrolling, drag-and-drop support, and comment expand and collapse, and an autosave history allowing you to see changes over the whole life of a procedure.
Now, you can present your application to all your end users, whether 3270 green screen or desktop-based. Existing users are happy and new users can have a user interface style that suits them, resulting in faster end-user adoption. Plus, Rocket AS Multiplatform eliminates the need for rewriting applications to suit different users, creating a positive impact on your bottom line.