Why IMS for OLTP?

IBM Information Management System (IMS)™ and the IMS tools portfolio provide industrial strength capabilities for both managing and distributing data. IMS delivers the highest levels of availability, performance, security and scalability for OLTP in the industry.

Expansive integration capabilities enable mobile and cloud applications based on IMS assets, enhanced analytics, new application development, SOA exploitation and more.

IMS processes the world's transactions 50,000,000,000

IMS is used by many of the top Fortune 1000 companies worldwide. Collectively these companies process more than 50 billion transactions per day in IMS – securely.

What’s new in IMS?


IBM announces the start of the Quality Partnership Progam for IMS 15.

IMS 14

The latest IMS release delivers value to the enterprise with more agility, robust integration, infrastructure enhancements and more.

IMS 14 webcast

In this webcast IMS Chief Architect, Betty Patterson, discusses how IMS 14 offers customers a competitive edge.

Open access

Making your IMS data accessible to off-platform applications is easier than ever with the Open Access Solution Kit.

IMS communities and events

IMS experts worldwide attend the best in education, networking and camaraderie.
See the map of worldwide user groups or attend a scheduled event listed below.

Webcast: Reduce latency and cost - Query IMS data directly with DB2 Analytics Accelerator

January 11, 2017, 11am CST

IMS Information Day (See brochure for registration instructions)

May 17 - 18, 2017 Leipzig, Germany

IBM Systems Technical University

May 22 - 26, 2017 Orlando, Florida

IMS Technical Seminar (See brochure for registration instructions)

May 25 – 26, 2017 Taipei, Taiwan

IMS Regional User Group

June 1, 2017 Phoenix, Arizona

IMS Regional User Group

June 5, 2017 Victoria, British Columbia

IMS Regional User Group

June 7, 2017 Seattle, Washington

IMS Remote Internship Webcast: IMS Fundamentals – primarily for Europe and Americas

June 12 – June 20, 2017 08:00 CDT

IMS Remote Internship Webcast: IMS Fundamentals – primarily for Asia Pacific

July 10 – July 19, 2017 16:00 CDT

Please check back soon for future IMS user group meetings.
For information and suggestions on user groups, please contact ibmims@us.ibm.com.

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