• Fill your Mainframe Security Gaps with SDS

    Hackers are continuously trying to identify and exploit security gaps to steal your data.

    Safeguard your mainframe now.

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  • Automate the z/OS STIG Compliance Monitoring Process

    SDS IronSphere for z/OS continuously scans for security vulnerabilities, then provides you simple STIG-based remediation steps directly.

    Comply with STIGs for z/OS. Without the hassle!

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  • World Class PGP Encryption Solution

    SDS E-Business Server® offers enterprise-wide data encryption and security for Linux, Windows, z/OS systems, and more.

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  • Fill the Mainframe Gap in your SIEM!

    Integrate real-time mainframe security event records into your SIEM with VitalSigns SIEM Agent for z/OS.

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  • Secure, Browser-based 3270 TE with Lower Costs

    Save up to 80% over TN3270 emulators, improve security, and increase accessibility with Virtel® Web Access.

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Join us on October 4, 2023 at 1:00PM CT for this educational webinar:

Peeling the Onion! Exploring Mainframe File Transfer Methods & Best Options for Security

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SDS offers a wide range of products, focusing primarily on mainframe security and compliance and multi-platform encryption.

Security remains a focal point within our other solution areas and throughout our development process.

Scroll through our brand new interactive toolkit to quickly identify z/OS solutions to consider.


Secure z/OS FTP

VitalSigns for FTP and Tectia® SSH have collaborated for years to offer automatic FTP-to-SFTP conversion on z/OS without requiring JCL changes.

This popular solution cures any z/OS FTP compliance headaches you may have while providing multiple layers of security for file transfers.

Leading provider of z/OS security solutions, multi-platform encryption, & mainframe networking solutions.

Software Diversified Services (SDS) is an enterprise software vendor, specializing in mainframe security. Since 1982, SDS has been developing and licensing solutions for a wide range of platforms, including IBM® z/OS®, z/VM®, z/VSE®, Linux, and Windows®, with a proven track record. More than 1,000 licensed clients worldwide, including many Fortune 500 and Global 2000 companies, rely on SDS Software everyday.

SDS is proud to be included in the following prestigous lists:

DBTA Trend-Setting Products in 2021

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SDS is on this 2021 trend-setting list with IronSphere for z/OS, a product that provides continuous STIG compliance monitoring for z/OS.

DBTA Trend-Setting Products in 2020

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SDS is on the 2020 trend-setting list with VitalSigns SIEM Agent for z/OS, a product that filters and delivers z/OS security events to any SIEM in real time.

Cybersecurity 500 list

Cybersecurity 500: World's Hottest Security Companies

SDS is ranked #380 on Cybersecurity Ventures’ global list for 2018; SDS also made the 2019/2020 list!

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SDS Solutions

VitalSigns SIEM Agent for z/OS Integrate mainframe security events into any enterprise SIEM
VFTP-SSH Collaboration Complete FTP security for z/OS; no JCL changes needed
SDS E-Business Server® for z/OS Rock-solid PGP encryption for data at rest
SDS IronSphere for z/OS Automated DISA STIG compliance monitoring for z/OS
VitalSigns for FTP Snap-in security for file transfers to & from z/OS
VitalSigns for IP Complete IP monitoring on z/OS
VitalSigns for NAC Replace legacy mainframe network monitoring
ConicIT® Predictive operations management and analysis for z/OS
Cloud Compiling for z/OS Reduce compiling redundancies and save 50% guaranteed
Multiterm for z/OS, z/VM, & z/VSE Premier session manager for z Series mainframes
Virtel® Web Access Ultra-thin and secure 3270 TE on any device
Virtel® Web Modernization Serve host transactions as user-friendly web pages (GUIs)
Virtel® Web Integration Create interactive bidirectional connections; integrate host & web
CAFC CICS Application File Control system software
IPCP Plus for z/OS & z/VSE Premier file control utility for z/OS & z/VSE
SDS E-Business Server® Multi-platform PGP encryption for data at rest
Tectia® SSH Server and client that secures and encrypts file transfers and more
Universal SSH Key Manager® Centralize, simplify, and automate SSH key management

Product Webinar

Peeling the Onion!

Exploring Mainframe File Transfer Methods & Best Options for Security

Join us on October 4, 2023 at 1:00PM CT as we peel back the layers of the SFTP onion.

Product Webinar

Modernize your 3270 Application Screens with Virtel’s Visual Screen Redesigner

See how easy it is to completely transform legacy application UIs. The vast majority of this 30-minute webinar is demonstrating how VSR works!

Featured Product

SDS E-Business Server

Rock-Solid Encryption & Security

Learn why E-Business Server is the gold-standard PGP encryption tool with iron-clad security. Hundreds of organizations rely on E-Business Server for their data protection needs on z/OS, Windows, Solaris, Linux, HP-UX, and AIX. Thanks to continuous development, it’s using latest algorithms and is very secure.

About Software Diversified Services

Company Overview

Founded in 1982, SDS provides the highest quality mainframe software and award-winning, expert service with an emphasis on security, encryption, monitoring, and data compression. SDS is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota and retains over 1,000 enterprise clients worldwide.

Looking for Technical Support?

The SDS Team Is Here To Help

Customer satisfaction is the most important priority at SDS. The Technical Support Team will provide an effective resolution for submitted customer issues. At SDS, the Support and Development Teams collaborate to solve problems quickly and enhance existing solutions.

SDS Technical Support is On Alert 24/7/365!

Free Demo/Trial

We offer individualized product demonstrations by request. Your organization can also try SDS Software on your system for 30 days, free of charge.

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