z/OS Connect Enterprise Edition

z/OS Connect Enterprise Edition gives you the power to call external APIs from your mainframe applications, and expose your mainframe assets as easily-consumable RESTful APIs.

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Truly RESTful APIs to and from your mainframe


APIs to and from the mainframe

Expose your applications and data through RESTful APIs, or call external APIs from your mainframe applications.


Comprehensive subsystem support

z/OS Connect Enterprise Edition supports assets in CICS, IMS, DB2, and MQ, as well as other WOLA-enabled z/OS applications.


Rapid, intuitive API creation

Build and deploy APIs using our visual toolkit, with APIs that automatically conform to OpenAPI 2.0.

API enable your favorite
z/OS subsystems

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Feature Overview

Quick and easy API creation

Our API toolkit is designed to help you create APIs using RESTful best practices.

Avoid unnecessary changes to your applications

Transformation between native language structures and JSON is handled for you, so you don't need to modify existing code.

Visual Service-to-API mapping

Build APIs on top of your services using an intuitive, point-and-click interface.

Integrate with your existing z/OS security setup

Manage and secure your APIs on the world's most secure platform.

Rapid API design iteration

Make your API available in seconds, with right-click deployment from the developer environment.

Test APIs from within Eclipse

Use the built-in Swagger UI to try out your APIs.

DevOps-friendly artefacts

APIs and Services are represented as single files, so you can manage them as release artefacts in your pipeline.

OpenAPI (Swagger 2.0) Specification Support

OpenAPI specification support means that your APIs can be easily imported into API management solutions, such as IBM API Connect.


Try out the latest features

Test out the newest features through our open beta, and help us build a better product.

Get the API toolkit

z/OS Connect EE base already installed? Design, map, and deploy your APIs with our Eclipse-based tooling.

Try z/OS Connect EE now, no install required.

Try the latest z/OS Connect EE capabilities today at zero cost, and with no installation required.

Your trial environment comes loaded with tutorials that show you how to rapidly expose CICS and IMS applications as RESTful APIs.

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