Enterprise Developer for Z

Modernize z Systems Applications

Delivers agility, better collaboration, and best practices to deliver application changes faster.


Enterprise Developer for z enables you to easily maintain and modernize z Systems applications. Integrated with Eclipse or Visual Studio, these tools deliver unrivalled mainframe and workflow management capability to support continuous development and testing.

Work smarter
  • A single, graphical IDE with smart edit/compile and debug productivity gains
  • Highly compatible COBOL and PL/I support, including CICS, IMS, DB2, and JES
  • Local Windows based mainframe development with zero wait time in compile, debug, and unit test sessions
Build future mainframe skills
  • Remote mainframe development directly on z/OS from Eclipse
  • Your choice of Visual Studio or Eclipse for modern mainframe development
  • Customization of user interface and easy integration of z/OS development functions into Eclipse
Smarter developer efficiency
  • Enterprise application development for z/OS, Linux on z, Linux on Intel-based systems, Windows, and AIX
  • Greater agility by removing the reliance on mainframe infrastructure
Accelerate success
Better development processes
  • Advanced programming capabilities including multi-language debugging, Just in Time (JIT), and core dump debugging facilities
  • Unit test tools, including code coverage and performance analysis
  • Deep integration into mainframe source control systems directly from Eclipse

Case Studies


Enterprise Developer for zEnterprise saves costs and increases productivity.

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Banca Popolare di Sondrio

Boosting developer productivity while delivering new customer offerings with Micro Focus.

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The National Government Employee Pensions Board

Increased team collaboration an agile development process, and improved product quality were some of the benefits SPV received from Enterprise Developer.

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We realized a full ROI on the project within 18 months and enjoy ongoing cost savings thanks to lower software, support, and maintenance costs.

Investors Heritage Life Insurance Company

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