CICS Transaction Server for z/OS V2 appeared, bringing CICS into the 21st. century. A major new theme was support for Enterprise JavaBeans™ (EJBs), which was developed through successive releases. CICS also moved to support another modern technology in the SOAP interface, meeting a strong customer need for XML-enablement. Despite new products and technologies from both IBM and competitive companies, CICS continues its central role in a high proportion of the world's major businesses.
2002: CICS Transaction Server for z/OS V2.2 is made available
The V2.2 release of the CICS Transaction Server range offers:
2003: CICS Transaction Server for z/OS V2.3
The latest release of the CICS Transaction Server continues the themes that have applied in the preceding releases of support for e-business applications, support for Java™, and enhancements to functions used by procedural programming. New functions available in this release include:
2004: TXSeries V5.1 is released
TXSeries includes a Statement of Direction for CICS for Linux™. CICS celebrates its 35th Anniversary.The latest release of