What's New in HIS 2016

Read about what's new in Host Integration Server 2016.

Feature Description
Support for newer platforms Host Integration Server 2016 adds support for the following Microsoft products:

- Windows 10
- Windows Server 2016
- .NET Framework 4.6
- BizTalk Server 2016
- SQL Server 2016
Support for newer IBM platforms Host Integration Server 2016 adds support for the following IBM platforms:

- IBM z/OS 2.2, 2.1
- IBM z/VM 6.3
- IBM zVSE 6.1
- IBM i 7.3
- IBM i 7.2
- IBM CICS 5.3
- IBM IMS 14.1, 13.1
- IBM MQ v8.0
- IBM DFSMS DFM z/OS 2.2, 2.1
- IBM DB2 for z/OS 11.1
- IBM DB2 for i 7.3
- IBM DB2 for i 7.2
- IBM DB2 for LUW 11
- IBM DB2 for LUW 10.5
Installation and configuration Improvements include:

- Improved setup installation program
- Improved feature configuration program
- New telemetry for improving installation and configuration
Network integration Improvements include:

- Improved Active Directory Resource Location
- Improved Network Name Resolution
- New telemetry for improving Session Integrator
Application integration New telemetry for improving Transaction Integrator
Message integration Improvements include:

- New Microsoft Client for MQ
- New Microsoft .NET Framework library for MQ
- New telemetry for improving MQ Client
- Improved BizTalk Adapter for MQSC (supports both IBM client and new Microsoft Client for MQ)
Data integration Improvements include:

- Improved Microsoft client for Informix
- New ADO.NET provider for Informix
- New BizTalk Adapter for Informix
- Improved OLE DB provider for Informix
- Improved Microsoft client for DB2
- Improved ADO.NET provider for DB2
- Improved BizTalk adapter for DB2
- Improved OLE DB provider for DB2
- Improved service for DRDA
- Improved data tools
- New telemetry for improving DRDA service, DRDA clients, data providers, and adapters