Develop. Innovate. Transform.

IBM Wazi for Red Hat CodeReady Workspaces (Wazi Workspaces)— an add-on to IBM Cloud Pak for Applications — is a productive development environment which fully integrates into any enterprise-wide standard DevOps pipeline. It empowers developers by providing a developer experience for IBM z/OS that is consistent and familiar.

IBM Wazi for Red Hat CodeReady Workspaces comes with the following components:

  • Code: Edit, build, and debug in your choice of VS Code™ or Eclipse® IDEs.
  • Sandbox: Develop and test z/OS application components in a personal, virtual, containerized OpenShift z/OS environment.

You can protect and leverage your IBM Z® investments with robust and standard development capabilities that encompass IBM Z and multi cloud platforms.

Accelerate cloud-native development with IBM Wazi for Red Hat CodeReady Workspaces


Hybrid Multi Cloud

Wazi Workspaces is portable across any cloud or hybrid platform and is optimized to run on OpenShift.

Choice of IDE

Edit, build, and debug using your preferred modern IDE — VS Code™ or Eclipse®.

Personal Sandbox

Develop and test z/OS applications using an insulated, containerized, z/OS sandbox.

Accelerated adoption

Developers who are not used to z/OS and IBM Z become productive faster in a familiar and accessible working environment.

Open Toolchain

Wazi Workspaces integrates seamlessly into a standard, Git-based open tool chain to deliver CI/CD.

Flexible deployment

Flexibly rebalance entitlement over time based on your business needs.

IBM Wazi key features

  • Essential z/OS developer capabilities
  • Modern editing experience for COBOL, PL/I and Assembler
  • Personal z/OS sandbox environment on Red Hat OpenShift
  • Modern debugging via the IBM z/OS Debugger
  • Modern workflows
  • Standard CI/CD pipeline