CICS Transaction Server for z/OS (CICS TS) V5.1 open beta introduces cloud-style CICS development, deployment, and operations, by delivering:
The combination of these two sets of capability areas will greatly simplify the assembly, deployment, and lifecycle management of CICS applications, delivering many of the characteristics found in private-cloud computing systems. CICS TS V5.1 open beta gives you the opportunity to explore the concept of a cloud-style CICS deployment in your own environment.
CICS TS V5.1 open beta is available for download, direct from IBM from the date of availability (13 July 2012) onwards, by visiting http://www.ibm.com/cics/openbeta
More info link: Announcement Letter