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Grow your business, lower your costs, and integrate your enterprise with IMS

IBM Information Management System (IMS), built on IBM System z, delivers the lowest cost transaction and hierarchical database management system for mission critical OLTP. By providing capabilities for both managing and distributing data, IBM 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, SOA exploitation, enhanced analytics, new application development and more.

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What we offer


IMS 13
IBM’s latest release of the lowest cost transaction and hierarchical database management system for mission critical OLTP.

IMS 12
Delivers the performance and throughput that help you grow your business, simplify operations, and lower costs.

IMS 11
Provides direct, distributed access to data, simplifies operations, and eliminates bottlenecks to growth.

IMS DB Value Unit Edition
The same high-speed highly available IMS data server, now at a cost-effective one-time charge price. Available for eligible net new application workloads on the System z platform.

IMS Enterprise Suite
Integration solutions and tooling that support open integration technologies, enable new application development and mobile services, and extend access to IMS transactions and data.

IMS Tools
Enhance IMS performance and management.

IMS Tools Solution Packs
Provide outstanding return on investment and leverage best practices.

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IMS 13 Migration Workshop

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IMS Technical Symposium

Join us in March in Germany!

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IMS 13 and IMS Enterprise Suite 3.1

Webcast from IMS Development Lab

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IMS 13: Record-setting performance and powerful data distribution

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IBM’s IMS — Myths, Realities, and Opportunities

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