BluePhoenix Solutions Ltd.
IMS (Information Management System) is a hierarchical database and information management system created by IBM in 1966. IMS is still quite popular with worldwide enterprises for running their daily operations.
Enterprises are trying nowadays to modernize their IMS-based applications mainly due to:
Cost: The cost of licenses an organization needs to pay every year is very high.
Resources: It is almost impossible to find trained IMS DBAs and IMS DC programmers.
Agility: In today marketplace, businesses must have the ability to rapidly change their IT systems, and therefore modern technologies should be adopted to provide the needed agility.
As companies try to leverage the tremendous investment they have made in their existing IMS-based applications, they face a formidable challenge.