IBM Z Developer Discount Program Overview

The IBM Z Developer Discount offering ("zDD") offers eligible Independent Software Vendors ("ISVs") that market and sell commercially available software products operating on the IBM Z platform, valuable discounts on IBM Z hardware and software to help lower development costs.

zPDT Overview

The IBM Z Personal Development Tool (zPDT) is the technology behind several application development tools for the IBM IBM Z platform. The zPDT can enable a virtual System z architecture environment that allows select mainframe operating systems, middleware and software to run unaltered on x86 processor-compatible platforms.