IBM® Information Management System (IMS™) is the premier transaction and hierarchical database manager for critical online applications.
The IMS 12 solution manages the largest base of mission-critical applications in the world, and the largest base of critical operational data. By using IMS 12, enterprise clients can use their operational data to grow their business, simplify operations, and lower their costs:
Enables easier access to IMS applications and data from the Internet
A product that accelerates mainframe application development for IMS, with tooling for integrating IMS assets into the SOA environment.
Components that support open integration technologies to enable new application development and extend access to IMS transactions/data.
Tools to enhance IMS performance and management
IMS SOA Tools and functions for integration and on demand environments, including the IMS Enterprise Suite.