Zowe™ IBM Z Trial

Updated: 8 April 2021

Explore and learn about Zowe, an extensible open source framework for connecting applications and tools to the mainframe.

Through its cloud-like modern interfaces, Zowe simplifies and speeds application development, deployment and operations on z/OS.
Zowe is a project of the Open Mainframe Project™.

Your trial environment includes hands-on tutorials that explain how to:

  • Get started with Zowe.
  • Extend Zowe API.
  • Extend Zowe Application Framework.
  • Extend Zowe CLI.


Hands-on evaluation of IBM Z software is as easy as 1-2-3

  1. Completely free. No credit card required.
  2. Available within 2 hours and accessible for 3 days including weekends.
  3. No installation required. Take a scenario or just look around.


To request this IBM Z Trial, please register below or log in with your existing IBM ID.