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Why IMS


Grow your business, lower your costs, and integrate your enterprise with IMS

IBM Information Management System (IMS), built on IBM System z, delivers the lowest cost transaction and hierarchical database management system for mission critical OLTP. By providing capabilities for both managing and distributing data, IBM IMS delivers the highest levels of availability, performance, security, and scalability in the industry. Expansive integration capabilities enable mobile and cloud applications based on IMS assets, SOA exploitation, enhanced analytics, new application development and more.

IBM IMS. What would you do with 100,000 transactions per second? Learn more.


What we offer


Software

IMS 13
IBM’s latest release of the lowest cost transaction and hierarchical database management system for mission critical OLTP.

IMS 12
Delivers the performance and throughput that help you grow your business, simplify operations, and lower costs.

IMS 11
Provides direct, distributed access to data, simplifies operations, and eliminates bottlenecks to growth.

IMS TM Value Unit Edition
The same performance and workload management capabilities of IMS Transaction Manager, now with an alternative and attractive pricing option.

IMS DB Value Unit Edition
The same high-speed highly available IMS data server, now with an alternative and attractive pricing option.

IMS Enterprise Suite
Integration solutions and tooling that support open integration technologies, enable new application development and mobile services, and extend access to IMS transactions and data.

IMS Tools
Enhance IMS performance and management.

IMS Tools Solution Packs
Provide outstanding return on investment and leverage best practices.

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New Analyst Report on IMS by Colin White, President and Founder at BI Research
Colin's report looks at the role of IMS in today’s highly complex IT environment and examines how organizations can integrate IMS into an open and flexible enterprise IT infrastructure that can evolve as technology changes.

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What's new


IMS 13 Migration Workshop

Missed it? You can still register and attend replay sessions of the 3-day teleconference series.

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IMS 13 and IMS Enterprise Suite 3.1

Webcast Teleconference replay from IMS Development Lab

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IMS 13: Record-setting performance and powerful data distribution

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IBM’s IMS — Myths, Realities, and Opportunities

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