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Zowe™ technology from the Open Mainframe Project™ of the Linux® Foundation delivers new ways to integrate z/OS®-based services into the enterprise, including hybrid cloud environments, and improved ways to integrate z/OS-based products. It helps to make the IBM® z/OS platform easier to learn and use for the next-generation IT staff.

The IBM Z Distribution for Zowe is used as a software prerequisite for IBM products that require Zowe services. It is provided for those customers that require Zowe software through the standard IBM fulfillment process, with the z/OS components of Zowe being available by Shopz.

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Big Picture: IBM Z Distribution for Zowe

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IBM Z Distribution for Zowe ships from the open source community.

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A command line interface (CLI) lets you interact with the mainframe remotely.

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The Zowe Explorer extension modernizes the way you interact with z/OS mainframes.

How to get started with IBM Z Distribution for Zowe

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