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Download the Developer Trial

Want to get your hands on and evaluate the latest generally available release of CICS? The Developer Trial is a no cost, feature-rich version of IBM CICS Transaction Server for z/OS for use in non-production environments.

Note that this is a try-before-you-buy offering so it has restricted performance and limited operational lifespan. When ready, you can upgrade the Developer Trial to a full production version without reinstallation.

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This trial is available as a standard offering from IBM.

For countries where Shopz is not available, please contact your IBM representative or Business Partner for ordering.

Join our CICS early access program

Get involved in future design discussions and gain early access to the latest developments in CICS. This program requires confidentiality agreements between both parties, and gives you the chance to shape the design of future CICS releases to ensure they suit your business needs.

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