Make host data available to desktop and web applications

IBM Db2 Connect connects the different applications in your enterprise to your mainframe. It provides application enablement and a communication infrastructure that lets you connect web, Microsoft Windows, UNIX, Linux and mobile applications to IBM z/OS, AS/400, iSeries and System i data. The software offers data integration, a secure application environment and centralized management for data servers and clients. Available in six editions to meet different application, development and scalability needs. In each case, license charges are not affected by number of users, Db2 Connect server size, or size of System z or i database servers.
IBM Db2 Connect

Optimize application performance

Use query tuning to improve web-enabled mainframe functionality and accelerate performance of Java and .NET applications.

Control costs

Benefit from cost-effective licensing terms that address your usage needs, whether your organization is small or large. Reduce costs with autonomic administration features and performance advances.

Boost SQL performance

Capture, review, share, optimize and replace poorly performing SQL without changing applications. Mitigate the risk of SQL injection by restricting the SQL executed by a specific application.

Connect data across the enterprise

Connect a variety of desktop systems including workgroup, departmental and LAN-based systems to mainframes and iSeries database servers.

Centralize management

Manage clients remotely for migration efforts, enforce best practices for configurations, and administer mainframe resources, such as load balancing and failover, to avoid outages.


  • Data studio
  • Query tuner
  • Runtime environment
  • Configuration manager
  • Scalability
  • Simpler application development
  • Time-saving features
  • Autonomic capabilities
  • SQL technology