What it can do for your business

The Automatic Binary Optimizer for z/OS® (ABO) reduces CPU utilization of COBOL applications without recompilation. It leverages the latest optimization technology to improve the performance of COBOL program modules, and generates code to target the latest deployment systems including the z13™ processors. ABO is supported by IBM Application Delivery Foundation for z Systems® family of products, containing Fault Analyzer for z/OS, IBM Developer for z Systems Enterprise Edition, which includes the IBM Debug for z Systems and IBM Application Performance Analyzer for z/OS.

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Reduce cost of operation

Utilizes Automatic Binary Optimizer for z/OS (ABO) to optimize COBOL program modules to lower CPU usage and operating costs for business critical applications.

Boost application performance

Leverages advanced COBOL optimization and hardware exploitation technology within ABO to improve the performance of existing COBOL program modules without recompilation.

DevOps Tool Support

IBM Application Delivery Foundation for z Systems family of products fully support COBOL program modules that have been optimized by ABO.

Key features

  • Maximizes z/Architecture
  • Improves COBOL application performance
  • Supports problem determination
  • ABO Usage Scenario – Manual
  • ABO Usage Scenario – Automatic

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Maximizes z/Architecture
Maximizes z/Architecture
Improves COBOL application performance
Improves COBOL application performance
Supports problem determination
Supports problem determination

Which option is right for you?

  • Free Trial


    Trial edition is available with a 90-day evaluation license at no charge.

  • On-premise version of Trial


    The on-premise version of Trial is available from IBM through Shopz.

  • Full Edition


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

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