I believe it is either 'zee oh ess' or 'zed oh ess' depending on how you 
pronounce the letter 'z'.  Either way is acceptable.



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-----Original Message-----
From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] On Behalf 
Of Don Poitras
Sent: Friday, September 16, 2016 12:32 PM
To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU
Subject: Re: [IBM-MAIN] How do you say "z/OS"?

In article <35f7ced8-7f18-43dd-995b-170e28d2a...@googlegroups.com> you wrote:
> On Thursday, June 21, 2001 at 2:00:29 PM UTC-4, Mike Martin wrote:
> > Is it.. zoss?
> >
> > Is it.. zee?
> >
> > Is it zee...oh...esss?
> >
> > Something else?
> >
> > Sorry if this has already been beat to death, but I am just curious how 
> > everyone is saying it...

> Hi, I called IBM today from their z/OS website. The IBM agent said
> "zed oh ess" or zed OS, or z/OS. The final believable word. ...:-)

Poor Mike has been waiting 15 years for this answer. :)

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