IBM SDK for Node.js – z/OS has been rebranded to IBM Open Enterprise SDK for Node.js

What IBM Open Enterprise SDK for Node.js can do for you

In the digital transformation era, as clients seek to modernize their applications, they are often impeded by significant technical and resources-based challenges. With IBM® Open Enterprise SDK for Node.js, clients have the option to modernize their applications to extend the value of their existing applications. By enabling coding in the popular JavaScript language, Node.js allows enterprise clients to tap into massive JavaScript developer talent pool and resources. Now clients can simplify API development and maintenance, access z/OS® based resources from Node.js using either direct or RESTful APIs, and co-locate Node.js applications and services to optimize their performance and security.


Modernize applications

Extend core business applications using microservices in IBM Open Enterprise SDK for Node.js.

Orchestrate APIs

Avoid exposing more APIs than necessary and simplify API development and maintenance with asynchronous orchestration that allows for more efficient scaling than traditional approaches.

Access z/OS assets

Access z/OS-based resources from Node.js using REST APIs. With IBM Open Enterprise SDK for Node.js, you can integrate with other services and tools directly. including CICS, DB2, VSAM, MVS, and more.

Save development effort

Node.js can be used in both the front end and back end of applications, allowing you to leverage the same technology and pool of skills to build end-to-end applications.

Accelerate delivery of applications

Take advantage of over one million community-provided modules to help accelerate your application development.

Improve performance

Node.js uses an event-driven I/O model that makes it extremely efficient. By co-locating Node.js applications and data, clients can increase throughput and reduce response time.


IBM Open Enterprise SDK for Node.js features

  • Code using the popular Node.js framework
  • Coding made easy with the Node package manager
  • CICS support
  • Access your z/OS data
  • V8 JavaScript engine
  • Integrates with IMS®, VSAM, Db2®, z/OS Connect EE and more
  • No license charge

Which option is right for you?

Pax edition

Pax archive installable format for a DIY installation.

SMP/E edition

The SMP/E (CBPDO, ServerPac) installable format can easily manage updates. Available through Shopz.

Cloud trial interactive demo

Try the IBM Open Enterprise SDK for Node.js hands-on tutorials for 3 days on the cloud — no installation required and ready in 2 hours.