Meet IBM® z/OS® Connect
Get API access on IBM Z®
IBM z/OS Connect provides a simple and intuitive way to bring the power of APIs to your mainframe. Unlock the value of your IBM Z subsystems with truly RESTful APIs and create consumable APIs in minutes to make Z applications and data central to your hybrid cloud strategy. Call APIs from Z applications to enhance them with the power of cloud native functions.
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Benefits of IBM z/OS Connect
RESTful APIs to and from your IBM Z assets
Create APIs in minutes to access IBM Z applications and data, and deploy APIs to development servers in seconds, then immediately test in OpenAPI-defined to rapidly iterate on your API projects.
Call APIs from IBM Z
Enhance z/OS applications with the power of cloud native functions, plus easily call APIs using native interfaces from COBOL and PLI programs.
Designed for DevOps
Drive agility across your development teams with parallel development for APIs and Services using source code management systems such as Git or RTC/Jazz.
Secure your business-critical API calls, both in and out of IBM Z, using web security patterns to propagate user identities across end-to-end API flows.
Monitor end-to-end API requests
Monitor your API workloads and quickly identify any issues across your essential IBM Z assets before they become a problem.
Active third-party ecosystem
z/OS Connect is pluggable and extensible, enabling third-party service providers to expand the list of z/OS assets you can expose as APIs.
How customers benefit from IBM z/OS Connect
Flexible consumption and financing options
IBM z/OS Connect
Discover how to rapidly transform your IBM Z assets by using APIs.