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Software name :
CICS for OS/2 Warp
  CICS Transaction Server for OS/2 Warp V4.1
  Customer Information Control System

IBMŪ CICSŪ Transaction Server is a family of scalable general-purpose transaction processing solutions for z/OSŪ, VSE/ESA, and distributed platforms. These servers support large transaction volumes with fast, consistent response times and provide high availability and scalability at a low cost per transaction.

Th very first iteration of CICS came to Hursley in exchange for their PL/I development in 1974. Development has continued since then and is still being developed at Hursley. It has been described as the software that everyone uses but nobody knows about. It is Middleware, operating seamlessly bewteen end users and companies, and between companies, including banks, airlines supermarkets and many more.

More information can be found: here, here and here
Date of Release:
Dec 1997

CICS Transaction Server for OS/2 Warp V4.1

Hursley Archive - HLG10 Cupboard / Rack: HC17 Shelf: 1