Information Technology is undergoing a revolution of changing architectures, new processing capabilities and a deluge of programming language options. With the ever-increasing speed of technology advancements, a dynamic workforce that spans millennials to baby boomers and rising expectations in user experience, there needs to be a new standard framework for interacting with the mainframe that enables an intuitive, productive and better integrated solutions.
Zowe is a new open source software framework that provides solutions that allow development and operations teams to securely, manage, control, script and develop on the Mainframe like any other cloud platform. Zowe is the first open source project based on z/OS.
Zowe was recently named as a one of the finalists for the “Best DevOps Open Source Project” category by Devops.com. “The Devops Dozen” is an annual award dedicated to honoring the best devops projects and programmers.
A framework of software services
The Zowe framework of software services enables delivery of the “next generation” z/OS user experience, consistent with the pervasive cloud and distributed platform technologies of today.
A simple, intuitive environment
Zowe provides a simple, intuitive environment for a variety of IT professionals performing administrative, development, test and operation tasks on z/OS.
An open source community
Launched by the Open Mainframe Project, Zowe becomes part of larger open source community driving awareness and adoption of the modern mainframe. This community is vital to driving innovation by joining the development of a vibrant ecosystem of applications, and is open to all for participation. Any vendors, ISVs, consultants, and users in the mainframe community can participate in the development of Zowe.