Enterprise Modernization Sandbox for System z

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  • New

    Manage the CICS ecosystem with CICS Explorer

    Learn how to manage transaction resources using IBM CICS Explorer, a new graphical CICS interface tool, which enables you to create customizable, task-oriented views of your CICS environment.







  • Try new IBM Enterprise modernization products, hands-on, with no install

    Try out IBM mainframe and enterprise modernization products running in a cloud environment. Hands-on exercises step you through real-world scenarios. No installation required! Here for the first time?Set up your system and access the self-help information to get the most out of your experience.

Set up your system to access the trial

If you're here for the first time, follow these steps to get up and running quickly.

  1. Download and install the Citrix client. (Click the Back button on your browser to return to this page.)
  2. Select a product or an exercise from the table below and print the exercise instructions.

Scripted, hands-on exercises you can try in the Sandbox

Exercise instructions (in pdf)Products used in the exercise
Manage application portfolio and business rules

Improve productivity with modern integrated development environments (IDEs)
Extend IMS applications for SOA and Web 2.0

Extend CICS applications for SOA and Web 2.0
Manage the CICS ecosystem with the CICS Explorer
Web- or service-enable green screen applications
Simplify multiplatform application development and testing

Collaborative application lifecycle management


Optimize server performance and programmer productivity with IBM compilers