What is IBM Personal Communications?

IBM® Personal Communications is a host communication and terminal emulation package for Microsoft™ Windows™. It provides a platform for traditional access to data and applications on different host systems. IBM Personal Communications features virtual terminal (VT) emulation and systems network architecture (SNA) application support. It offers communication, networking, and administrative features for host terminal emulation, client/server applications or connectivity. It is a component of IBM Host Access Client Package and IBM Host Integration Solution.
IBM Personal Communications

Unify host access

Replace outdated, disparate communication tools with one solution for access to mainframe applications and data.

Secure your network

Make your security tough to crack with Support for Transport Layer Security 1.2 (TLS) with FIPS. Use the latest and more secured versions of IBM Java® Runtime Environment and IBM Global Security Kit.

Optimize network investments

Protect current and future investments with Microsoft Visual Basic automation objects and VBScript—and extensive application programming interface (API) support.

Boost productivity

Take advantage of productivity tools such as Scratch Pad, Quick Connect, Find Text and copy-paste options to augment the usability of the original green screen application.

IBM Personal Communications features

  • Platform-independent solution
  • Enhanced security
  • Developer support
  • Time-saving utilities

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