What Can the IBM Dallas ISV Center Provide?

Independent software vendors (ISVs) who are members of IBM PartnerWorld are eligible to participate in several IBM Z remote offerings. These offerings provide remote access to a variety of IBM Z Hardware, Software and Operating Systems, for the purposes of developing, testing, porting, and validating their applications on IBM Z hardware.

IBM Z Dallas ISV Center Offerings

Validation Program for z/OS

Validate your solutions on an IBM Z platform running the latest levels of z/OS. ISVs are provided 60-days of remote access at no charge to a z/OS system as a guest of IBM z/VM

Linux on IBM Z Test Drive

Test drive your Linux solutions on the IBM Z platforms. This offering allows ISVs access to Linux running as a guest of z/VM at no charge for 180 days. Choose from the latest RedHat, SuSE or Ubuntu Enterprise OS.

IBM Z Remote Development Program

Expand the breadth and quality of your IBM Z solutions with a readily available and inexpensive environment to develop, port, and test your applications. The development environments available include z/OS, z/VM, z/VSE, and Linux® on IBM Z. Each environment runs as a guest of IBM z/VM which provides the ISV a high level of system control.

Linux on IBM Z Remote Development Program

Develop, port, and test your Linux RedHat, SuSE and / or Ubuntu solutions on IBM LinuxONE/Z as a guest of IBM z/VM. The system is available for an extended period of time and can be customized to meet your needs.