IBM IMS DB Value Unit Edition (VUE) delivers an alternative and attractive pricing option to access IMS data for net new workloads on the System z platform.
Today, IMS clients on IBM System z:
These trends will continue to accelerate. More mobile devices drive more transactions. More transactions drive the need not only for analytics that will inform business decisions, but also for applications built to deliver on those decisions.
IBM supports mobile applications that interact with transactional and data services through the use of lightweight data-interchange format Javascrip Object Notation (JSON). This support, plus the revolutionary IMS open access capabilities, prompted IBM to offer attractive one-time-charge (OTC) pricing for new qualified IMS workloads on IBM System z New Application License Charges (zNALC) Logical Partitions (LPARs).
If your business growth requires sound enterprise mobile and analytics strategy that drives new IMS workload or requires new IMS applications to be built, IMS DB VUE and IMS TM VUE are smart options for you.
The extensive VUE portfolio offered by IBM includes IMS DB VUE, IMS TM VUE, IMS DB2 VUE, and IMS CICS VUE, delivering the flexibility your business needs.
IMS Database Value Unit Edition terms limit its use to support of Eligible Workloads (net new applications or workloads) that meet the following criteria: