Zend Server, the PHP Solution for IBM i
Modernize, Build and Deploy IBM i Applications with PHP
Zend Server brings the power of modern mobile and web interfaces to business-critical applications running on IBM i. By using Zend Server for IBM i, you can leverage the power and flexibility of PHP, the language powering more than 200 million applications and websites, while maintaining your existing RPG and DB2 data and business logic.
Zend Server for IBM i includes the open source XML Toolkit, allowing PHP applications to easily connect to IBM i resources such as RPG, COBOL, CL programs or commands, Spooled files, etc. The XML Toolkit is packaged as a Zend Server library and can be easily deployed on both IBM i and Windows systems, making it simple for Windows-based developers to write PHP apps designed to run in production on an IBM i system. An application that includes sample scripts for using the XML Toolkit is available for deployment through the Zend Server Guide page.
Zend Server for IBM i is designed for today's agile, rapidly iterating software development world. It provides:
The basic edition of Zend Server comes included with the IBM i operating system, in addition to being available for download from Zend. It includes one free year of Zend Support thanks to the partnership between Zend and IBM.
More comprehensive features and functionality, data retention, and technical support are available in the Enterprise or Professional editions of Zend Server.