IBM® z/OS® Connect is software to design and run OpenAPI conformant APIs to interact with z/OS applications and data.
IBM z/OS Connect provides a simple, intuitive way to bring the power of APIs to your mainframe. You can create consumable APIs in minutes to unlock the value of your IBM Z subsystems with truly RESTful APIs. Make IBM Z™ central to your hybrid cloud strategy by enhancing mainframe applications and data with the power of cloud-native functions.
Use a single, consistent, approach to monitoring and audit for all your z/OS APIs no matter where you choose to run.
Implement secure, enterprise-grade APIs, that can handle the large volumes of API requests per day associated with core business services.
Exploit flexibility to scale according to real-time demand, without the need to change configuration or risk of outage.
As a Java-based product over 99% of the product is eligible to be offloaded to zIIP.
Rapidly transform your IBM Z assets by using APIs at the heart of your hybrid cloud strategy.
z/OS Connect SI license (5655-CE3)
The IBM Z and Cloud Modernization Stack (5900-A8N)
z/OS Connect Unlimited licence (5655-CE5)
Supports OpenAPI 2
Supports OpenAPI 3
z/OS native deployment
Eclipse-based API development (for OpenAPI 2)
Web-based Designer API development (for OpenAPI 3)
Deploy Designer-created API projects
Number of simultaneous instances
Number of API calls per month
MSU-based reference pricing
Accelerate innovation on IBM Z
Create OpenAPI 3 defined APIs in minutes
Decentralized ownership of API integrations
The global bank BNP Paribas uses IBM z/OS Connect to expose IBM Z services as RESTful APIs to be called and consumed by other applications.
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This documentation provides the information required for getting up and running with IBM z/OS Connect OpenAPI 3 where APIs conform to the OpenAPI 3.0 specification.
Accelerate application modernization with a more standardized enterprise approach to IT automation.
Create, expose, manage and monetize APIs across multiple clouds.
Secure access to CICS from Java, Java EE, .NET Framework and C and C++ applications.
Extend mission-critical terminal applications without touching the existing application.
Modernize IBM Z applications with virtual, integrated views of data and read/write access.
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