by Fraser Bohm IBM (UK)
Audience: System Programmer, Application developer, Architect Level: Basic/Intermediate
Link to presentation S213 - CICS Overview
CICS Transaction Server for z/OS V4.1 will deliver new business event capabilities, Web 2.0 programming support, and new operational tooling that will enable enterprise agility when responding to business opportunity and risk in rapidly changing markets. Its traditional qualities of security, reliability, availability, scalability, data-integrity, and application responsiveness make CICS TS the perfect transaction-server partner for Web application servers. CICS TS V4.1 will build on the solid foundations, mature service oriented architecture (SOA) support, and open connectivity of previous CICS versions, bringing new levels of ease-of-use and flexibility to meet the needs of the next generation of business users. Come to this session to see how CICS can help you in:
- Competing for new opportunities by gaining insight into business processes and responding by modifying key business applications quickly and with confidence
- Complying with corporate, industry and government policies to manage business risk of critical business applications
- Controlling costs by simplifying IT infrastructure and improving development and operations productivity through easier-to-use interfaces and functions
Fraser is the Development Lead for CICS Transaction Server, having worked on the CICS TS product for over 14 years. Prior to becoming the Development Lead he was the technical lead for Web Services and SOA Technologies in the CICS team.