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 zSystems subsystems with truly RESTful APIs. Make IBM zSystems™ central to your hybrid cloud strategy by enhancing mainframe applications and data with the power of cloud-native functions.
Remove dependencies on platform-level skills and create OpenAPI-defined APIs in minutes.
Safeguard your APIs and leverage improved security schemes with OpenAPI.
Monitor and audit all IBM zSystems APIs across the platform using a single, consistent approach.
Enable development teams to independently deploy and scale API integrations.
Rapidly transform your IBM zSystems assets by using APIs at the heart of your hybrid cloud strategy.
IBM Z and Cloud Modernization Stack
API request-based pricing
MSU - unlimited API requests
Full support: new integrations
Full support: all integrations
Containerized and Eclipse based
z/OS (SMP/E) and containerized
OpenShift entitlement included
Container not included
Create APIs in minutes to access IBM zSystems applications and data using intuitive tooling and embedded test capability.
Drive agility across your development teams with parallel development for APIs and Services using source code management systems such as Git, IBM IBM® Rational® Team Concert ® (RTC) or Jazz®.
Secure your business-critical API calls, both in and out of IBM zSystems, using web security patterns to propagate user identities across end-to-end API flows.
Monitor your API workloads and quickly identify issues. Easy access to statistics and usage data using cloud-based monitoring such as Prometheus.
Leverage the pluggable and extensible capabilities of IBM z/OS Connect, enabling third-party service providers to expand the list of z/OS assets you can expose as APIs.
The global bank BNP Paribas uses IBM z/OS Connect to expose IBM zSystems services as RESTful APIs to be called and consumed by other applications.
Financial services provider Wüstenrot built slick, user-friendly web and mobile apps with the help of IBM z/OS Connect.
Protect your IBM zSystems investment with support and services to keep your system running optimally.
See our flexible model for simpler, more economical IBM zSystems pricing.
Discover customized payment options from the industry's top IT financier.
Learn how IBM z/OS® Connect helps you easily create APIs for today's mobile and cloud applications.
Find technical resources to help you develop, integrate, deploy and secure APIs with z/OS Connect.
Explore the z/OS Connect features and benefits that help accelerate application modernization.
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 zSystems applications with virtual, integrated views of data and read/write access.
Get flexible, user-friendly tools for enhanced file processing and application development.