What can Enterprise COBOL do for your business
To maximize your IBM z/Architecture® ROI and improve performance of your business-critical applications, stay current with IBM® Enterprise COBOL for z/OS® compiler and IBM Automatic Binary Optimizer for z/OS (sold separately) and selectively optimize CPU-intensive parts of the applications.
Enterprise COBOL works with infrastructure technologies with native support for JSON, XML, and Java® and AMODE 64 (64-bit), including interoperability with AMODE 31 (31-bit).
Enterprise COBOL for z/OS Migration Portal
If you are migrating from Enterprise COBOL 4 or earlier versions to COBOL 6, you can visit the COBOL Migration Portal, which is a centralized place of all the Enterprise COBOL for z/OS migration-related information.
The one-stop portal provides detailed information, including case studies, COBOL experts interview videos, the cloud-based COBOL Migration Assistant, COBOL Migration and Performance Tuning Webinars, FAQs, other IBM products to support your migration, and many other resources, which help ease your migration efforts from COBOL 4 or earlier to COBOL 6 compiler.
Since we upgraded to IBM Enterprise COBOL Version 6 we’ve seen performance improve by up to 20 percent, which allows our core systems to handle increasing workload without affecting system response times.
A large North American bank
The COBOL compiler product is a solid, high-quality product and we continue to have great success with COBOL 6.
A large American insurance provider
Very good language, easy to learn and the latest version performs very well for both old and new code.
IBM Enterprise COBOL for z/OS features
Fully exploit z/architecture
Generates code to take advantage of IBM z16™, IBM z15™, IBM z15 T02, IBM z14®, IBM z14 ZR1, IBM z13®, IBM z13s®, IBM zEC12 or IBM zBC12 processors without the need for source code changes. In addition, it increases hardware ROI by incorporating leading edge optimization technology.
Introduces compiler enhancements such as new compiler options to detect or correct invalid data issues, which help ease your migration efforts from COBOL 4 or earlier to COBOL 6 or later compiler. In addition, the one-stop COBOL Migration Portal contains all the COBOL migration-related information to support your migration.