We are excited to announce the release of IBM Z Development and Test Environment (ZD&T) V12.0.3. With this latest release, ZD&T offers new capabilities focused on provisioning and better user experience.


  • Support updating deployed ZD&T instance. Customers can easily synchronize their ZD&T instance with the source system without re-provisioning the entire environment.
  • Support SMS configuration on ADCD image. Customers can have a method to place datasets on certain volumes to make data portability far easier.
  • Emulator Installer is available on Enterprise Edition. Customers can now install ZD&T emulator directly from the EE installer.
  • New ADCD bundle (2018 Winter Distribution).
  • New zPDT Emulator 1.9. General performance improvements were made, especially on the Java™ performance.
  • Numerous enhancements to the web based interface and corresponding REST APIs
  • Various usability, navigation, and defect fixes.
  • To view the complete list, please visit our Knowledge Centre.

Additional information
Our latest case study with Tieto and Xact.
To hear more about what our clients say about ZD&T, please visit Techvalidate site.
For more information and to keep up with the latest updates, please visit the Library page.
Let us know what additional functionality you need in ZD&T by submitting feature requests in the IBM RFE Community.
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