Call APIs from Z

Create APIs in minutes to access IBM Z® applications and data.

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Designed for DevOps

Drive agility across your development teams with parallel development for APIs and services using source code management systems like Git (or RTC/Jazz). Orchestrate the deployment of your API and service artifacts with tools like Jenkins and UrbanCode® Deploy.

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Monitor end-to-end API requests

Keep all your IBM z/OS Connect APIs running smoothly using tools like AppDynamics, IBM APM, Splunk and ELK. Monitor your API workloads and quickly identify any issues across your essential Z assets before they become a problem.

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Enterprise-ready security

Scale to over 100m API requests per day across highly available configurations on one of the most reliable platforms in the world. Secure those API calls both in and out of Z using web security patterns like JWT and OAuth to propagate user identities across end-to-end API flows.

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Active 3rd party ecosystem

IBM z/OS Connect is pluggable and extensible, offering 3rd party support for tools like File Manager (to access VSAM data), IBM Data Virtualization Manager (to provide single views to data), Host Access Transformation Services (for 3270 interfaces), and over 30 IBM z/OS Connect service interfaces provided by DXC to HOGAN CAMS II core banking functions.

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z/OS Connect Designer tutorials

No installation required.

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Get the API toolkit

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

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Case studies

Efficient, low-risk modernization of core banking applications

Java alongside COBOL preserves the best of both the IBM zSystems and distributed worlds.

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On-demand webinars

A look at APIs on IBM Z

Learn more about IBM z/OS Connect and how it accesses core System of Record transaction servers exposing applications as RESTful APIs.

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CICS Portfolio: IBM z/OS Connect - From PoC to production webinar

Explore how key CICS Tools can reduce risk and effort while maximizing return on investment and efficiency at every stage of an application's lifecycle.

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IBM z/OS Connect Community

Join a rich community of business and technical expertise and access blogs and forums for IBM z/OS Connect.

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IBM Developer Community: IBM z/OS Connect

Access open source projects, developer advocates and a global community of developers for IBM z/OS Connect.

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