Exploit the power of the IBM Z for both performance and scale
ibi™️ FOCUS is the premier integrated development environment for IBM Z applications
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Exploit the power of the IBM Z platform for both performance and scale
Optimized application development
The FOCUS language directly supports reporting, transaction processing, charting, interactive and batch processing, and universal file description providing the richest data access, with data adapters for all major mainframe databases and file systems including VSAM, DB2, IMS, IDMS, ADABAS, and DATACOM, and output to a wide variety of formats.
User access simplified
Simplifying user and data access, FOCUS uses the same access language for all data structures–including universal JOIN and merge functionality. Reporting can be output in unparalleled data and graphic formats including: HTML, PDF, PS, IDA (InDocument Analytics), XLSX, PPTX, as well as all accessible data and reporting formats.
FOCUS optimizes runtime on the IBM Z Systems
FOCUS creates a powerful and efficient runtime environment on IBM Z Systems allowing users to take advantage of unique IBM Z functionality to maximize speed and cost savings. FOCUS delivers high levels of accuracy through the incorporation of hardware-level native arithmetic; integrating decimal precision formats speeds processing.
Operational reporting for large scale deployments
FOCUS produces sophisticated reports with complex logic to support critical operational areas of your business that require expedient analysis and reporting of massive data sets. Deploy reports and applications at enormous scale.
Key capabilities of ibi FOCUS
FOCUS produces sophisticated reports with complex logic to support critical operational areas of your business that require expedient analysis and reporting of massive data sets.
Large scale deployments
Deploy reports and applications at enormous scale. FOCUS powers applications that exceed millions of users.
Scheduling and distribution
Schedule and distribute FOCUS reports through native and integrated mainframe scheduling software–distributing to email, printers and archives.
Full application support
Support full blown applications with data entry in order to create close-looped content. Many customers use these types of applications for budgeting.
Feed downstream applications
Create extracts to feed downstream systems for other applications to process. Easy to use language to create extracts of all different formats.
Leverage native capabilities
Quickest most powerful hardware is still the mainframe and FOCUS integrates to many system utilities like Syncsort, SMF and other capabilities.
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