TelTape for z/OS

Compliance. Migration. Consolidation.

TelTape is a flexible, easy-to-use tape utility, which includes an ISPF user interface, support for tape management and library management systems, and automation capability.

What’s in it For Your Company?

  • Exploit new technologies such as new model virtual tapes by copying catalog-, expiry-date-, cycle-, etc. controlled tapes to new volume serials.
  • Fast copying: TelTape for z/OS uses EXCP to copy by block, not by record; – you can run multiple copies concurrently.
  • Improved Productivity: Avoid waiting for unavailable tapes to be mounted – off-site and out-of-library tapes are deferred and identified on a special report.
  • Versatile License Options: Rental or permanent
  • Customized services available
  • Cost Effective tape migration option in your tape system upgrade bundle
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Why You Need a Migration Tool

  • You are implementing new tape technology
  • You have datasets that are not automatically migrated
  • You need to move a substantial amount data in a consistent way
  • You have a mixture of file formats
  • Security
    • The integrity of your tape management system is critical
    • An audit trail is required
    • Comply with data security access rules
    • Data integrity – Exact byte for byte copy of original data


  • TelTape preserves the data’s original creation date, jobname, owner ID, etc., across the migration
  • Why is this important? You maintain tape management system integrity
  • Audit trail shows what was done, before and after picture, can be retained for 7 years
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Migration Projects

  • Oracle VSM to IBM TS7700
  • IBM TS7700 Grid to Grid Migration
  • IBM VTS to EMC DLm
  • Oracle VSM to EMC DLm
  • 3592 to IBM TS7700
  • IBM VTS to Optica zVT
  • 3592 to VTFM-Newgen
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Tape Consolidation

  • Point in time copy or move
  • Reduce number of volumes
  • Exploit today’s higher capacity logical volumes

Cartagena is ready to help you implement TelTape
for z/OS with a variety of related services

  • Software Installation
  • Strategy
  • Implementation and Tailoring
  • Assessment, projection
  • Project Management
  • Testing, Monitoring, Reporting
  • Custom or escalated Enhancements
  • Deal with Exceptions

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Customer Testimonials

You are fantastic and even implemented this on the last day of the year. Thank you for your service – I'm glad to say the problem is solved. All datasets were successfully copied, renamed and stacked on one output volume.