With Updated Rocket Open AppDev for Z, Rocket Software Underscores Commitment to Open Source on the Mainframe

07 March 2022
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Rocket Software has unveiled updated Rocket Open AppDev for Z software, breaking down silos to unify DevOps for all platforms, including the mainframe, in a single pipeline. The enhanced offering provides a comprehensive DevOps/AppDev modernization solution entirely based in open source and updated to incorporate IBM Open Enterprise SDK for Python—meeting market demand for modernization, cost reductions, and enablement of new talent.

According to Rocket, open source is paramount to the development of mission-critical software. Despite improved tools, IT teams have still been faced with the challenge of continually downloading, installing, and upgrading multiple open source products—especially when developed by different communities—without the ability to incorporate the mainframe into their unified DevOps pipeline.

This latest version of OpenApp Dev for Z is part of Rocket’s commitment to bringing modern DevOps, IT and application development innovation to IBM Z without compromising data and security. It also alleviates the challenges of...Continue reading