PARIS, FRANCE, September 17, 2020– zCost Management, an independent software vendor specialized on mainframe optimization software, announced today that the company will operate under a new name ZETALY, effective immediately. This change has no impact on the company’s ownership and staff.

zCost Management: A culture of innovation dating back to 2006

“Pioneer in mainframe cost control, we created zCost Management in 2006 with a first innovation AutoSoftCapping” related Jacky Hofbauer, President & CSO.

“We experienced a rapid success that we owe to simplicity, integrity and customer care. Our pride comes from the satisfaction of our 60+ customers around the world who report lower costs and better performance.”

ZETALY: An expanded vision to bring simplicity to the mainframe world

In 2019, zCost Management entered a new phase of innovation with the launch of ZETALY Service Intelligence, the first component of its new all-in-one mainframe management solution powered by AI and Business Intelligence. This solution ambitions to cover four areas of expertise: cost control, service intelligence, automated capacity and resource planning.

“We noticed that our customers often had only a partial vision of their mainframe activity because of the complexity of this type of system” said Bruno Koch, CEO.

“That’s why we extended our offering with an analytics solution. We want ZETALY to become a core platform for mainframe management, so we decided to use ZETALY as the unifying brand behind this expanded vision.”

The mainframe remains a critical platform for many organizations around the world. Yet, considered complex, old-fashioned, not really user-friendly, and expensive, its sustainability is often questioned. “We offer with ZETALY and its embedded expertise a quick way to simplify the management of a mainframe and to mitigate skills shortages” said Jacky Hofbauer.


Since 2006, ZETALY, an independent software vendor specialized on z/OS environment, delivers innovative Mainframe solutions to large organizations around the world, to help them get the most of their Mainframe platform. Pioneer in software cost control, the company ambitions to bring the Mainframe into the 21st Century with an all-in-one solution backed by analytics and Z embedded expertise. ZETALY delivers quick time to value, to simplify and optimize Mainframe performance, resources, and costs management.

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