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Midrange Dynamics Change Management Version 7.1 Highlights Outstanding Level of Integration

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New features support application modernization and Oracle JD Edwards World development, automate migration from legacy change management systems.

With powerful, yet affordable MDCMS 7.1, IBM i shops can quickly gain new capabilities that make software updates and integrating new versions of third-party applications much easier.

MDCMS 7.1 offers the ability to easily cross-reference, check-out, and deploy Soft Components (control tables) used by 4GLs, case tools, middleware processes, and menus. Developers using Oracle JD Edwards World can now take advantage of Midrange Dynamics’ comprehensive workflow and change management features—without the need for macros or awkward interfaces. MDCMS is compatible with every release of Oracle® JD Edwards World, including A9.3.

In addition to seamless integration with Oracle JD Edwards World, MDCMS 7.1 includes enhanced SQL handling, many new MDWorkflow features for Project and Task management, and automated, table-based tools to ease migration from legacy change management systems.

Designed with Integration and Ease of Use in Mind

A mature and feature-rich change management solution, MDCMS for IBM i-based applications and multiplatform environments is a great fit for those who want to move to a new change management solution or handle additional workload by bringing other platforms under change management.

“The product is solid, and the support we've received has been great. We believe Midrange Dynamics has a solid commitment to their product, which gives us a lot of confidence in relying on it for our change management, says Dave Easton, VP of IT for MBS Textbook Exchange, Inc.

“We speak with many prospects who are concerned that they have too many ongoing projects to take time to implement change management, and we welcome the chance to show what MDCMS can do for them with our free Proof of Concept,” says Midrange Dynamics Managing Director Michael Morgan. “In most cases, if they invest just a week to install, analyze, configure, educate, and implement, they can immediately save months of time, and benefit from clean, automated, and fully audited software deployments,” says Mr. Morgan.

A Totally Open Solution

MDCMS and its MDOpen Open Systems plug-in can be used with any Eclipse-based platform, and they are compatible with Rational Developer for i. Developers in team environments who are using Open Source tools such as Subversion and CVS, as well as .net developers, will appreciate MDOpen’s intuitive interface and great functionality at the developer workspace level.

MDCMS handles deployment in mixed server environments with ease. With its single database, all source and objects are in one place regardless of how many types of servers are involved. Every MDCMS feature available for native deployment is available for satellite servers: all deployment functionality, full rollback from the satellite servers, workflow management, audit capability, and reports suitable for regulatory compliance. Upgrading to a new release of MDCMS is accomplished with a single click.


MDCMS and the MDOpen plug-in provide every function necessary to manage application changes for IBM i and multiplatform environments, including UNIX, LINUX, and .net development. MDCMS includes MDXREF application navigation and MDSEC, which secures all functions in MDCMS against unauthorized access. Cross-reference entire applications for powerful object navigation. Search for differences at the library, object or data level, and find and report data transactions with comprehensive journal analysis.

MDWorkflow, an extension of MDCMS, is a browser-based application for managing projects, tasks and enforced workflow. It facilitates collaboration and ensures a documented software development process across your organization. Companies around the globe are successfully using MDCMS, MDOpen, and MDWorkflow to manage, audit and distribute updates for 3rd party packages and in-house applications. MDCMS is certified Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliant.


Midrange Dynamics provides tools that streamline delivery of quality software for hundreds of enterprises and small IT teams in diverse industries worldwide. The company’s product line includes change management, rapid deployment, and REST API development solutions. As a member of the IBM ISV Council, it continually evolves its offerings to support advanced development requirements and IBM’s technology roadmap.

Visit the Midrange Dynamics website at www.midrangedynamics.com, subscribe to the company newsletter and follow MD on LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook. To find a representative in your region, please visit https://www.midrangedynamics.com/where-to-buy



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