OpenText™ HostExplorer™ is a Windows terminal emulator for IBM 3270, IBM 5250 and VT terminal sessions that offers cost effective and secure access to mainframe applications. Users can launch terminal sessions from an easy to use web interface or use the Windows® application. HostExplorer easily migrates capabilities from other terminal emulation software.
Switching to HostExplorer from IBM PComm can save organizations up to 70% on maintenance costs per year with a two year Return on Investment.
Import all existing profiles, macros, colors, toolbars and other settings from previously used terminal emulation software to deliver the same user experience.
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Continue to derive value from large investments into IBM mainframe and AS/400 software with easy, cost effective access via HostExplorer.
Support growing user bases with easy access and easy deployment, including central license management.
Secure systems and data streams with a best practice security strategy.
Automate common tasks using HostExplorer macros to increase the productivity of terminal emulation users.
Supports SmartCard authentication, SSL encryption, TLS 1.2 and Kerberos 4/5 encryption. Includes integrated SOCKS support for secure firewall traversal. Offers Secure Shell 2 support through optional OpenText Secure Shell.
Automates migration from Attachmate Extra!, MicroFocus Rumba or IBM PComm and imports all customizations, such as profiles, colors, keyboards, toolbars, printing definitions and hotspots, with automatic macro conversion.
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