BARR/CHANNEL, a combination of hardware and software, provides a fast and reliable way to directly connect Microsoft's® SNA Server or Host Integration Server to the mainframe channel via either ESCON® or Bus & Tag.





Features and Benefits

  • Eliminates SNA traffic over a LAN/WAN

  • Increases data communication throughput and user response times by channel-attaching the SNA gateway to the mainframe

  • Efficiently supports thousands of users with one gateway

  • Minimizes time required for large file transfers

  • Saves money by potentially eliminating the need for front-end processors

  • ESCON connection option supports ESCON Multiple Image Facility (EMIF)


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