IBM CICS Transaction Server for z/OS features

Mixed-language application server

Applications written in different programming languages can share core programming contexts, such as security, transactionality, management, and monitoring, regardless of the language those applications are written in. Development teams can create powerful mixed language applications, while allowing operational teams to manage these from a single point of control.

Exceptional transactional throughput

As a highly scalable, efficient and performant application server, CICS Transaction Server for z/OS handles extremely high transaction rates. Enterprises can manage peak workloads with ease with CICS Transaction Server.

Unparalleled co-location capabilities

CICS Transaction Server provides several options for API services including z/OS Connect Enterprise Edition, native JSON and SOAP based web services, or by writing web applications in Java® or Node.js®.

Portfolio of tools and connectors

CICS benefits from a rich ecosystem of supporting software to realize DevOps efficiencies and to extend the value in existing applications. Manage CICS configuration, resources and workloads with CICS Explorer, provision CICS systems with z/OS Provisioning Toolkit, test CICS applications with Galasa.