How Rational COBOL RunTime for z/VSE can help your business

Rational® COBOL Runtime for z/VSE® provides the libraries to enable EGL code, generated as COBOL, to run on the z/VSE platform. EGL, an IBM business language, frees developers to focus on the business problem rather than on the details of the target execution platforms and associated middleware. EGL is ideal for business-oriented development teams who value ease of learning and high productivity, but need to quickly deliver applications and services. Rational COBOL Runtime for z/VSE provides an alternative path to COBOL adoption and hides middleware and runtime complexities, enabling developers to achieve the highest levels of productivity.
Rational COBOL RunTime for z/VSE

Increase developer flexibility

Customers with both z/VSE and Linux for z Systems® can use the same development environment to support both platforms.

Reduce training

Customers may be able to substantially reduce unique skills and training that would otherwise be needed to support individual platforms.

Improve productivity

Rational COBOL RunTime for z/VSE offers an alternative path to COBOL adoption and hides middleware and runtime complexities, enabling developers to achieve the highest levels of productivity.

Key features of Rational COBOL RunTime for z/VSE

  • Supplies COBOL libraries
  • Supports VisualAge Generator applications
  • Facilitates migration from existing technologies
  • Simplifies programmer retraining
  • Delivers interoperable applications
  • Enables visual programming techniques