z/VSE provides hardware assisted encryption via crypto cards or crypto functions provided by the processor itself. They both can help to increase the throughput in a TCP/IP network using SSL (Secure Socket Layer).
The CP Assist for Cryptographic Function (CPACF) provides hardware support for symmetric cryptographic algorithms, like AES, DES, Triple-DES, and SHA-1. CPACF can accelerate symmetric cryptographic operations.
z/VSE supports the latest crypto cards such as Crypto Express3 (z10 or higher) and Crypto Express4S (zEC12,... [More]