State of Alaska, Department of Administration, Enterprise Technology Services

Departments >  Administration >  ETS >  Mainframe Services

Mainframe Services

ETS directly supports the IBM z/OS operating and all related 3rd party software, including ACF2 Security, TCP/IP network and database services, specifically ADABAS and IBM's DB2 for legacy Department applications. These applications include statewide systems for accounting, payroll, retirement and benefits, Dept. of Labor’s Unemployment Insurance Compensation and other programs, the Alaska Public Safety and Information Network (APSIN), the Dept. of Natural Resources Land Administration System, the Dept. of Revenue Child Support Enforcement services such as warrants and checks, the Dept. of Health and Social Services Public Assistance program and other major departments and their applications. ETS provides a historical z/OS operating system uptime of over 99% for the year.

  • To subscribe to the Mainframe User Group email notification list,
    please contact Mike Hawkins at 907-269-6708


What ETS Provides

  • 24 x 7 computer operations
  • Application security - maintain security environment consistent with federal and state regulations
  • Hardware/software maintenance and licensing utilizing state contracts whenever possible
  • Performance monitoring
  • Sub-second response time
  • Average batch job submission to execution in under five minutes
  • Technical support
  • Operating system and product installation/configuration
  • Customer support and problem resolution
  • IT consulting
  • Automated job scheduling
  • Mainframe server hosting
  • CICS
  • Disk Storage
  • Tape Storage