What IBM Host On-demand can do for your business

IBM® Host On-Demand (HOD) provides security-rich web-to-host terminal emulation and host access application programming support from a single interface. Host On-Demand provides connectivity to TN3270E, TN5250, VT52, VT100, VT220 and VT420 systems, IBM CICS® applications and FTP servers. The Managed Host On Demand environment replaces the browser on the local machine and removes the need to download the Java Runtime Environment (JRE).

Host On-Demand is available as a stand-alone product or as part of the IBM Host Access Client Package and the IBM Host Integration Solution.


Support for disparate user sets

Accommodate all your users with security-rich, browser-based host access in both intranet and Internet environments.

Custom web applications

Get web-based application programming support for creating custom web applications.

Faster implementations

Use with advanced administrative and desktop utilities to implement more quickly and increase user productivity.

Platform independence

Get independent connectivity to host systems by running the emulator client on all IBM Host On-Demand client-supported platforms including web browsers.

Real time license tracking

Get real-time tracking of the number of licenses in use with the IBM Host Integration License Manager.

Increased ROI

Get greater return on your existing investments by using extensive platform support and integration capabilities.

IBM Host on Demand features

  • Extend your reach
  • Create apps on demand
  • Simplify maintenance and upgrades
  • Be platform independent
  • Get detailed client data
  • Simplify connectivity