My life with CICS
March 26, 2018

My life with CICS

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Overall Satisfaction with IBM CICS

I've been using CICS for many years, from the first versions to the current ones. It is a scalable transactional system for large companies and also for smaller ones. It is safe, reliable, and inexpensive.
  • De facto standard in the legacy enterprise
  • Multiplatform connection
  • Native connection with DB2
  • Direct internet connection
  • Social connectors
  • Speak Java not only with Websphere
  • More scalability than servers
  • More reliability than servers
  • More security
There is no comparison, in practice, the possibility of using the latest programming languages but, above all, the databases can be different and more modern than DL1.
The strengths of CICS are certainly the scalability. The multilevel architecture of the CICS regions, security, and performance, manages to manage large volumes of transactions with efficient performances.

IBM CICS Feature Ratings

Security management
Administration and management
Application server performance
Open-source standards compliance