ZIP/VSE | Zip. Encrypt. Transport. Connect.
Features
Feature

Standard

Secure

Description
Operational Modes
Batch Job


POWER Writer




Programmer API

Y


Y




Y

Y


Y




Y

Integrated program for executing all features of ZIP/VSE.

Automate push delivery of reports and documents from POWER. Use our VTAM2SPOOL companion product to reroute 3270 print (e.g.CICS, IMS) into POWER for delivery with ZIP/VSE.
Data Compression
ZIP/VSE is compatible with WinZip, PKZIP, GZIP and other ZIP Compatible tools.
ZIP
GZIP
ZIP64

Y
Y
Y

Y
Y
Y



Zip archive large file support (files > 4 gb)
Translation
EBCDIC <=> ASCII
International Code Pages

Y
Y

Y
Y

Encryption
Cryptographic Facility





Zip AES Encryption






AES Programmer API




ZIP Keyword


















Y

Y





Y






Y




Y

Software Encryption and CPACF (CP Assist Cryptographic Functions) Hardware Encryption Support. Encrypt zip archives, files, or critical data within a file (Credit Card Numbers, SSN Numbers etc.).

Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) - (128, 192, 256 bit) Strong Encryption.
* AES Compatible ZIP Utilities
* AES Cryptographic Modes Supported for Hardware and Software Encryption: OFB, CTR, CFB (software only), ECB, CBC, CFB.

Encrypt data fields within a file (Credit Card Numbers, SSN, Numbers, etc.) as well as complete files and zip archives with full program control.

Password Encryption (Standard with most major zip utilities).
Communication
ZIP/VSE has built-in communications for improved performance and functionality.
FTP (I/O)

Email Delivery

Y

Y

Y

Y

Retrieve and deliver files and reports via FTP

Deliver files and reports as Email attachments.
File Support
SEQUENTIAL
VSAM-SAM
PDS PDS(E)
JES PRINT FILES
HFS
LIBR
POWER PRINT FILES

Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y

Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y



OS/390, z/OS
OS/390, z/OS

VSE/ESA
VSE/ESA
Formatting Options
TEXT

Y

Y

Definable end-of-record characters for PC platform compatibility; optionally drop trailing blanks converting mainframe fixed records and vice-versa.
Programmer API’s
Batch API
CICS API

Y
Y

Y
Y