What can Enterprise PL/I do for your business

IBM® Enterprise PL/I for z/OS® is a software development environment for building and maintaining PL/I applications on IBM z/OS operating systems. This enterprise solution allows you to incorporate modern web technology, such as web services, XML, JSON and Java® into your existing PL/I applications.

Benefits

Powerful development features

Provides processing and debugging tools to upgrade and modernize your PL/I applications in z/OS.

Application modernization

Supports web-based technologies such as web services, XML parsers, and Java platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE), and includes the ability to parse, generate, and validate JSON text.

Middleware support

Maximizes middleware with built-in support for IBM Db2®, IBM CICS® and IBM IMS™ systems.

Integration and collaboration tools

Integrates with other environments to optimize development and collaboration.

Obtain world-class IBM support

Comes with superior IBM service and support.

31-bit and 64-bit interoperability

IBM Enterprise PL/I for z/OS 6.1 allows you to call 64-bit PL/I programs from 31-bit PL/I programs, and it also allows you to call 31-bit PL/I programs from 64-bit PL/I programs.

IBM Enterprise PL/I for z/OS features

  • Handle big data requirements with 64-bit support
  • Process strings with UTF-16 and UTF-8 support
  • Strengthened SMF tracking support
  • Increased productivity and modernization with XML
  • Improved middleware support for Db2
  • Increased functionality with JSON
  • Compatibility between PL/I programs and Java components
  • Easier migration
  • Cross-platform support and workstation-based development
  • Reduces CPU usage on IBM z16™

Which option is right for you?

Monthly License Charge Edition

A licensed, fully-functional product for enterprise clients' production use with world-class IBM support

Value Unit Edition

A licensed, fully-functional product for enterprise clients' production use with world-class IBM support