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 for your IBM Z assets
Create APIs in minutes to access IBM Z applications and data using intuitive tooling and embedded test capability.
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 issues. Easy access to statistics and usage data using cloud-based monitoring such as Prometheus.
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
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Flexible consumption and financing options
IBM z/OS Connect
Discover how to rapidly transform your IBM Z assets by using APIs.