Press Release

Rocket Software Opens Access to Mainframe Programming

Waltham, MA — August 11, 2016—Rocket Software, Inc. ( today announced the availability of 30 free open source tools and languages for IBM z Systems mainframes that allow programmers to work on mainframe computers without knowing COBOL or assembly language. These ported versions of popular development tools and programming languages have been modified to operate on IBM z13 and z13s systems, allowing developers to take advantage of mainframe programs and applications.

Rocket D3 Wins DBTA Readers’ Choice Award for “Best MultiValue Database”

Waltham, MA — August 04, 2016—Rocket Software, Inc. ( today announced that Rocket D3 has received the Database Trends and Applications (DBTA) Readers’ Choice Award for “Best MultiValue Database.” Rocket D3 and the other award winners will be featured in a special section of the August edition of DBTA Magazine, and at, reaching over 300,000 IT and business professionals across North America.

Rocket Software to Highlight “Mainframing for All” at SHARE in Atlanta

Rocket Software ( today announced that its mainframe team will showcase the “mainframe for everyone” initiatives, including tools to let users program mainframes without using COBOL.

Rocket Software Expands Global Reach with New Offices in Asia, US

Waltham, MA — June 13,  2016—Rocket Software, Inc. ( today announced the opening of new offices in Japan, China and the US to meet increasing customer demand and to hire top local talent. Rocket, which launched 26 years ago in Boston, has a growing global footprint that includes more than 1300 Rocketeers in 31 offices across North America, Europe and Asia/Pacific.

Rocket Software Opens Austin Office

Austin — May 31, 2016—Rocket Software, Inc. ( today announced the opening of its first office in Austin at The Domain, 11501 Alterra Parkway, directly across the street from IBM Austin and in the same building as Amazon. The lease was brokered by local management company Endeavor. The creation of an office in Austin is part of a global expansion by Massachusetts-based Rocket Software, and follows the recent opening of new facilities in Japan and China.

Rocket Software Delivers Self-Service Data Preparation and Visualization for IBM i Platform

Waltham, MA—May 15, 2016—Rocket Software today announced the general availability of Rocket® Discover for IBM i. Rocket Discover for IBM i is a Business Intelligence solution that empowers business users with self-service data preparation and visualization so they can easily access data that is stored on IBM I without relying on IT support.

Rocket Software Delivers Mobile Lifecycle Management for IBM i Platform

Waltham, MA - May 15, 2016—Rocket Software, Inc. today announced its new mobile application lifecycle management solution for the IBM i platform. Rocket® Lifecycle Manager for Mobile extends Rocket’s automated DevOps solutions for traditional development to mobile platforms. Users can replace manual, ad hoc processes and automatically build, test, deploy, secure and track the management of the entire mobile development lifecycle.

Rocket Software Names Two Distinguished Engineers

Waltham, MA -- (March 1, 2015) -- Rocket Software (, a global technology developer focused on enterprise computing, today announced that two of its senior technical leaders have been recognized as Rocket Distinguished Engineers. Tim Willging, based in Chicago, Illinois, and Joe Devlin, based in Waltham, Massachusetts, have played important roles in Rocket’s growth for more than a decade.

Rocket Software Announces Rocket Data Virtualization Entitlement to Complement Release of New IBM® z13™ and z13s™ Mainframes

Waltham, MA—February 16, 2016—Rocket Software, an IBM Business Partner, today announced that it will provide an entitlement to a non-production license of Rocket® Data Virtualization Version 2.1 (Rocket® DV) for every new IBM (NYSE: IBM) z13 and z13s system. Rocket DV is a powerful tool that gives developers the ability to move their applications and analytics closer to their data.