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Our 90-day development cycles require enormous flexibility at the architectural level, and the ability to bring new products to market very rapidly. The maturity of IMS on IBM zEnterprise makes it the ideal platform for achieving this speed to market.

Jay Prag, CIO Hogan Channels at FNB

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After nearly 50 years of development, IMS still remains a key component of mission critical applications across a wide range of organizations throughout the world.

Colin White, BI Research

When IMS transactional data is made available to the DB2 Analytics Accelerator, comprehensive analytics can be delivered to decision-makers, with industry-leading security and availability...


IBM IMS delivers the highest OLTP performance, strategic integration capabilities, and rock-solid reliance for your data

IBM Information Management System (IMS), built on IBM z Systems, is the lowest cost transaction and hierarchical database management system for mission critical OLTP. With a TPS benchmark topping 117K, IBM IMS, with its IMS Tools portfolio, provide industrial strength capabilities for both managing and distributing data. 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, enhanced analytics, new application development, SOA exploitation, and more.

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IMS Solutions power Mobile in Africa

When First National Bank in South Africa wanted to establish a reliable, secure and highly responsive mobile channel, it chose to build it on IMS.

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