Rocket Software Extends Mainframe Commitment with RSD Acquisition

Rocket Software, a global technology provider that develops enterprise modernization and optimization solutions for Fortune 500 companies and government agencies, has announced the acquisition of RSD SA, based in Geneva, Switzerland.

RSD was established in 1973 and provides software solutions that help major banking, government and retail organizations organize vital business records and optimize their mainframe environments. 

Adding to its more than 50 acquisitions since 1990, Rocket says the acquisition of RSD demonstrates its ongoing commitment to acquire, invest in, or partner with other companies to help ensure a vibrant mainframe ecosystem for decades to come.

“We are excited to welcome RSD to the Rocket family,” said Andy Youniss, chief executive officer at Rocket Software. “The RSD and Rocket teams share the same passion for doing what’s right for customers and partners. As a result, we’re both focused on helping organizations enhance their IBM Z environments with open technology to power their hybrid cloud IT strategies. The addition of RSD solutions to the Rocket product portfolio will accelerate innovation and the move to open technology on Z, cementing the mainframe’s role as the leading platform for major organizations that depend on modern, open, and secure computing.”

For more information, go to and