Boston College Fact Book 1996 - 1997


Systems and Network Services Transaction Statistics, 1989-1996
CICS Transactions per Month*
1988-89 1989-901990-91 1991-921992-93 1993-941994-95 1995-96
June933,363 1,098,6061,427,1301,381,226 1,920,5182,072,1132,234,636 2,282,439
July769,058 1,161,5791,198,5641,614,807 1,591,5161,895,1871,845,108 1,998,141
August900,613 1,437,3531,443,7481,588,472 1,776,4661,988,6482,268,596 2,575,786
September1,205,252 1,752,3571,904,5012,158,555 2,735,2592,988,9623,218,575 3,321,393
October970,269 1,730,4301,843,7871,958,205 2,095,4261,953,5972,402,970 2,699,527
November1,052,648 1,624,9011,812,0161,730,395 2,181,2042,489,1392,868,207 2,917,921
December802,909 1,142,0231,308,4581,421,116 1,848,1672,125,0182,263,238 2,189,077
January1,065,414 1,785,2431,949,4652,298,859 2,139,8362,588,1103,154,248 3,412,062
February911,994 1,597,8791,648,4941,827,456 2,035,9512,103,6202,224,642 2,719,290
March1,060,994 1,716,3601,676,5272,222,971 2,343,4682,437,1232,773,711 2,611,129
April1,016,564 1,550,5872,033,3301,758,706 2,349,3802,568,8962,590,235 3,194,560
May1,094,437 1,795,3112,095,8092,157,498 2,182,3722,558,2892,832,944 2,925,083
Total11,783,515 18,392,629** 20,341,82922,118,266 25,199,56327,768,702 30,677,11032,846,408
* CICS (IBM's Customer Information Control System) is the University's integrated, on-line administrative information system.
** The 56% growth in the volume of transactions from 1988-89 to 1989-90 was largely due to the implementation of U-Buy, the University's on-line requisition system.
Source: Systems and Network Services

Date Posted: March 5, 1997
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