IBM CICS Reviews

IBM CICS is the #1 ranked solution of our top Transaction Processing tools. It's rated 5.0 out of 5 stars, and is most commonly compared to Oracle Tuxedo - IBM CICS vs Oracle Tuxedo

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zOS/Mainframe Operating Systems Software Consultant at zResource
Aug 26 2020

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features of this solution are speed, resiliency, evolution, and mixed language support.

How has it helped my organization?

There simply is no other platform that is capable of matching it in terms of processing capacity, flexibility, and reliability/availability.

What needs improvement?

I'd like for the CPSM component to be more flexible in terms of maintenance deployment. Some of the constraints it imposes on rolling out preventive service can complicate the process in a large systems complex (sysplex) consisting of many… more »

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Considering that in 1969 when CICS was first deployed, there *was* no other solution, no.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

See above

What is IBM CICS?

IBM CICS is a set of enterprise application servers with exceptional transactional performance and connectivity for mission-critical transactions. CICS applications are written in a wealth of languages, from Java to COBOL - all hosted in a highly scalable and secure environment.

Also known as
CICS
IBM CICS customers

Equens, EVRY, HSBC Bank Argentina, Garanti Bank, HDI-Gerling

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