What can Enterprise COBOL do for your business

Improve the performance of your business critical applications, maximize the utilization of your z/Architecture®, and improve productivity by installing the latest IBM® Enterprise COBOL for z/OS® compiler. The IBM Enterprise COBOL compiler supports the latest z/Architecture and helps your existing COBOL applications work with modern infrastructure technologies - mobile, web, and cloud - with native support for JSON, XML, and Java®.

Optimize performance

Reduces CPU utilization and operating costs by utilizing the COBOL compiler's leading edge optimization technology and ability to exploit the latest IBM Z® systems hardware and middleware.

Improve productivity

Improves productivity through newly created usability features to simplify programming techniques, problem determination, and support tools supplied by IBM and other ISVs.

Modernize your applications

Modernizes your applications with features that have been extended to support web, cloud, and mobile infrastructures.

Compatible with earlier COBOL compilers

Compatible with earlier COBOL compilers with no need to recompile an entire application to use features from the latest release.

IBM Enterprise COBOL for z/OS features

  • Fully exploit z/Architecture
  • Modernize applications
  • Improve productivity
  • COBOL Migration Assistant
  • COBOL Report Writer

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Fully exploit z/Architecture
Fully exploit z/Architecture
Modernize applications
Modernize applications
COBOL Migration Assistant
COBOL Migration Assistant

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  • No-charge 90-day Trial


    A no-charge, fully-functional product for developers and allows for non-production use within 90 days

  • Monthly License Charge Edition


    A licensed, fully-functional product for enterprise clients' production use with world-class IBM support

  • Value Unit Edition


    A licensed, fully-functional product for enterprise clients' production use with world-class IBM support

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