SDS Company Overview | 30+ years
of Mainframe Software Expertise


SDS experience ensures continued development of E-Business Server as an industry-standard, enterprise-wide encryption technology.


Founded in 1982, Software Diversified Services (SDS) specializes in software products for enterprises in key verticals such as banking, finance, insurance, retail, and government. The company serves more than 1,000 customers worldwide, including many global Fortune 500 companies.

SDS focuses on data security and compression, performance monitoring, report distribution, and client-server applications. The company has built its reputation on industry-leading software, documentation and support, and was rated number 1 in technical support by the prestigious IBEX Bulletin. The company is also an HP AllianceONE partner, an IBM “Partner in Development,” an Advanced member of IBM PartnerWorld®, and a member of the Destination z community.

On 2 September 2013, McAfee announced a strategic partnership with SDS to ensure the continued development of E-Business Server as an industry-standard encryption technology. SDS has now assumed full responsibility for support, maintenance, enhancement, and development of the software.

In addition to E-Business Server, SDS offers more than 20 z/OS, MVS, VSE, and VM mainframe system products, including VitalSigns for FTP, a product that automates enterprise-wide enforcement of security standards, and the VFTP-SSH® Collaboration that provides SSH encryption for data in transit through networks.