What is IBM z/VSE?

IBM z/VSE® is an operating system for IBM Z® platform that you can use for reliable and secure transactions and batch workloads. With connectors, it can be easily integrated in a hybrid IT environment and colocated in a Linux on Z environment.


The z/VSE operating system

This easy-to-manage operating system is used for reliable and secure transactions and batch workloads. The z/VSE V6.2 operating system introduces new IT solutions at low cost, with low risk and easy implementation.


Base z/VSE software

Secure your data and address regulations

Integrate a VSE system with z/VSE components


Software for transaction processing and networking

Use a scalable, low cost-per-transaction platform

Automate data recovery after corruption

Permit bi-directional communication

Natively implement TCP/IP for z/VSE

Audit VSE data processing installation

Speed network communications


Database software and utilities

Work with data across storage media

Manage hierarchical databases

Automate with relational databases for recovery

Sort, merge and copy


Languages and compilers

Extend COBOL in the VSE/ESA environment

Use one programming language

Use this assembly language substitute

Convert both CICS and non-CICS programs

Develop applications using modern EGL

Create programs for data processing

Speed and simplify development

Develop, maintain, and import screen objects


Printing and publishing

Show data on devices and IBM terminals

Turn unformatted S/390 line data into documents