Core host systems such as mainframes still contain the majority of business critical applications. Over 80,000,000,000 transactions daily are run on these host systems and organizations need a way to connect to these systems to run their day to day operations. Desktop and business unit managers must rest assured that their terminal emulators are robust and will perform day in and day out.
Micro Focus RUMBA provides connectivity from Microsoft Windows desktops to virtually any host system with mission critical reliability. Innovative features increase user productivity, reduce total cost of ownership, and simplify enterprise migrations to browser-based and server-based computing. RUMBA makes it easy to connect to and use information on IBM mainframe, IBM iSeries (AS/400), UNIX, Hewlett-Packard, and VAX systems. Micro Focus's modular-based products ensure optimal performance and fast, flexible custom application development.
Increased user productivity
Micro Focus RUMBA enables business users to work productively with host-based information within a user-friendly Windows environment or from a familiar Web browser. It provides all the core functionality of a Windows-based emulator, from multisession support and host printer emulation to a variety of file transfer and host-based graphics options.
iSeries single sign-on
Micro Focus RUMBA iSeries single sign-on feature streamlines client authentication and reduces administrative costs. Administrators are able to configure and manage a single login process that extends to the iSeries system through the use of Kerberos technology, which is also standardized and integrated by IBM and Microsoft. Centralized user profile management simplifies host access administration and makes monitoring and compliance reporting easier.
Customization and ease of use
Comprehensive productivity and ease-of-use features reduce the need for support and training. System administrators can even custom configure the menu bar of the Micro Focus RUMBA window to meet exact requirements of each user or organization.
Robust, flexible technology
Micro Focus RUMBA supports display and host application printing, native file transfer, and flexible keyboard mapping. The software also includes an intuitive, point-and-click macro editor.
VBA-type scripting support
Enables automation via scripting to improve end-user productivity and streamline business processes. It supports the execution of existing Micro Focus OnWeb Web-to-Host, ViewNow, and/or competitive scripts on the Micro Focus RUMBA PC-to-Host platform, reducing the administrative costs associated with multi-client-type installations and consolidations.
Custom application development
Support for EHLLAPI and COM interfaces provides maximum flexibility and convenience for programmers, developers, and other IT professionals.
Streamline software administration
Centralized administration significantly lowers total cost of ownership through server-based software deployment and maintenance. Microsoft Installer technology lets system administrators service and upgrade systems easily from a central network server.
Microsoft Windows installer
Robust, reliable Microsoft Installer enables shared resource management, easy application selection and customization, and easier deployment.
SMS 2.0 support
Micro Focus RUMBA supports SMS 2.0, reducing deployment time and providing accurate software inventory information. Microsoft zero administration kit support Set user profiles, lock down desktop configurations, and reduce IT support costs by maintaining a consistent desktop across the organization.
Print managementProduct Highlights
Print preview ensures correct formatting and eliminates test print runs and queue management shows printer location and status.
- FDCC compliant
- System administrator menu configuration
- AS/400 submit remote command