Enable your COBOL applications to exploit the latest z/Architecture
The IBM® Enterprise COBOL for z/OS® compiler exploits the latest z/Architecture® to maximize hardware utilization and improve your application performance. The compiler also helps you integrate COBOL and web-based business processes with web services, JSON, XML, Java and COBOL applications. It provides both XML and Java interoperability, including flexibility and control of the XML-generated documents.
Increased return on hardware and middleware investments
New application modernization capabilities
Improved productivity with new usability features
Compatibility with previous System z COBOL releases
Enterprise COBOL for z/OS
Always up-to-date system requirement reports can be dynamically generated using the Software Product Compatibility Reports (SPCR) tool.
For your convenience, the tabs below identify the supported releases of Enterprise COBOL for z/OS from which you can select detailed system requirement reports for different contexts (by Operating System, by component). Note that clicking a link will always generate a new, up-to-date report.
V5.2 compiler enhancements
IBM Enterprise COBOL for z/OS V5.2 enhancements include:
Exploitation of the latest z/Architecture and performance optimization of COBOL applications
New and enhanced options
Addition of ISO COBOL 2002 features
COBOL runtime and product-related enhancements
- COBOL for AIX
- COBOL for OS/390
- COBOL for VSE/ESA
- Enterprise COBOL for z/OS
- Enterprise PL/I for z/OS
- IBM Enterprise COBOL Suite for z/OS
- PL/I for AIX
- PL/I for VSE
- Rational Development Studio for i
- XL C for AIX
- XL C/C++ for AIX
- XL C/C++ for Linux on z Systems
- XL C/C++ for Linux
- XL C/C++ for z/VM
- XL Fortran for AIX
- XL Fortran for Linux
- z/OS XL C/C++
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