ZIP/390 MP | Zip. Encrypt. Connect.
for Unix System Services (USS)
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Combining support for portable file formats, such as Zip and PDF, with built-in TCP/IP SMTP, FTP and point-to-point communications and application integration features; ZIP/390 Multi-Platform (MP) is helping many of the worlds largest mainframe installations simplify efficient secure file sharing with users and applications within the enterprise and beyond.
Simplified File Sharing and Archiving
MP's ZIP/UNZIP and PDF support simplifies efficient secure anywhere/anytime file sharing across diverse technical competency levels, servers, desk-tops and mobile devices.
Advanced File Transfer and Post Processing
MP's multi-platform client-server and application integration capabilities facilitate direct data streaming into applications on server platforms; eliminating file staging and automating digital work-flows.
Built-in Process Automation
Providing more timely delivery of information to end-users and applications increases business agility, service and productivity. MP actively monitors z/OS/USS file systems and JES, taking predefined action upon targeted files the moment they are created.
USS specific features include:
  • zIIP - System z Integrated Information Processor CP offloading
  • zEDC - z/OS Data Compression Acceleration
  • CPACF - Hardware Cryptographic Acceleration
  • EBCDIC <-> ASCII Translation
  • External JES-Writer report delivery automation
  • Direct access to z/OS files (PDS, PDS(e), SEQ)
  • Runs natively in USS and/or z/OS