Host Integration Server 2013 is released to manufacturing RRS feed

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  • We are pleased to announce that Host Integration Server 2013 is released to manufacturing!

    Microsoft Host Integration Server 2013 enables enterprise organizations to integrate existing IBM host systems, programs, messages, and data with Microsoft class leading suite of server applications.

    HIS 2013 is the ninth release and includes these improvements.

    • Deploy on new platforms
      • Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012,
      • Visual Studio 2012, SQL Server 2012, .NET 4
      • IBM z/OS V1.13, i5/OS V7R1, MQ V7.5, CICS V5.1, IMS V12.1, Informix IDS V12.1, DB2 V10
    • Use latest protocols and formats
      • DB2 client connectivity to SQL Server (DRDA Service)
      • Windows client connectivity to Informix server (OLE DB Provider)
    • Increase enterprise dev and IT pro productivity
      • Transaction Integrator Configuration Tool and Visual Studio code snippets
      • DRDA Service and TI PowerShell modules, XML schemas for app.config and web.config files
      • Managed encoder and trace
      • TN3270 emulator and Host File Transfer Utility
    • Improve performance and scalability
      • Transaction Integrator, MQ channel and host files managed runtimes
      • DB2 client transaction load balancing, bulk copy and bulk insert

    Here are links to the technology and documentation. 

    The HIS 2013 BPA and SCOM MP will be available in September.

    The HIS 2013 Enterprise edition will be available for purchase on 1st September, licensed as supplemental technology to BizTalk Server 2013. See the BizTalk website for more information on BTS 2013 licensing.

    The Host Integration Server Team

    Stephen Jackson - MSFT

    Tuesday, August 27, 2013 6:28 PM

All replies

  • Hi Stephen,

    really please this is now RTM. We have a series of articles set to go about using HIS 2013 look out for the blog articles.

    Wednesday, August 28, 2013 9:30 AM
  • Please post the links to the blog when the posts are done.

    Stephen Jackson - MSFT

    Wednesday, August 28, 2013 2:00 PM