Does CA VIEW R12.2 / R14.0 support IBM zEDC (Compression Card)?

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CA Deliver CA View

Issue/Introduction

We have zEDC cards installed and active on one of our zOS test systems and would like to see if we can reduce the footprint of SAR Backups beyond the typical 3 to 1 compression we get with IBM Virtual Tape. 



Does CA VIEW R12.2 / R14.0 support IBM zEDC (Compression Card)?

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CA View uses the compression available in the environment where the data is written. The environment where the data is read must have the same algorithm available as was used to write the data. If that is true, CA View is algorithm independent from hardware or software.