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IMS

(1) See IP Multimedia Subsystem.

(2) (IMs) Instant messages. See instant messaging.

(3) (Information Management System) An early IBM hierarchical DBMS for IBM mainframes. IMS was widely implemented throughout the 1970s under MVS and continues to be used under z/OS. IMS/DB (IMS/DataBase) is the back end database part, and either IMS/TM (IMS/Transaction Manager) or CICS provides the front end online interaction.

IMS/TM, formerly IMS/DC (IMS/Data Communications), runs each transaction in its own address space and allows for more precise tuning than CICS, which runs all transactions in a region. IMS/TM is also used to access DB2 databases, and Java applications can access IMS databases. See CICS.
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VNU (Amsterdam), a provider of consumer, marketing and media information and analysis, has agreed with IMS Health (Fairfield, CT) to terminate the planned acquisition of IMS for $7 billion in cash and stock.
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Candidates on the course carry out two weeks of pre-employment training at IMS before joining a local company.
Along with three exhibition days (June 4-6), IMS' technical program covers six consecutive days about the latest developments in RF/microwave technology and applications in the form of workshops, short courses, plenary session, technical sessions, interactive forums, panel sessions, and other formats.
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IMS Euro significantly began Durgham IMS Euro expects to increase turnover by more than 80 per cent in its current financial year.
"Our mobile television division has a lot of moving parts," said IMS Productions President Robby Greene .
The EU's Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, which from January 2018 will introduce additional reporting costs and require IMs to either pay for investment research or to separately disclose these costs if passing them on to clients, is among the regulatory pressures.
Amica Mutual Insurance Co has said that it has entered into a deal with IMS to power its on-demand auto insurance telematics programme.
NGMN consists of two layers [1] including transport layer and service control layer where the former manages the connectivity and transmission using WiMAX, UMTS, and LTE and the latter utilizes IMS servers for registration, integration, charging, and policy enforcement as per 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP).
James Glover was helped to win a challenging new job by Mark Harris, the mentor he was paired with through the institution's Independent Mentor Service (IMS).