- Capitalizing On Big Data: Managed Services Help Financial Firms Accelerate Big Data Projects
- How IT Can Be a Hero to the Disconnected Road Warrior
- Dell Boomi a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for iPaaS
- Tackling the Top 3 IT Service Management Challenges
- Selecting a Next-Generation Firewall: Top 10 Considerations
September 2011- Dated criticisms of mainframes doesn't apply to the more open, flexible zEnterprise platform that exists today and the advantages it offers as a host for cloud computing. Read the white paper and see how an IBM zEnterprise offers improvements in reliability, scalability, security and flexibility; all while reducing costs.
Unlike standard row-based databases that were originally designed for online transaction processing, Sybase has been engineered specifically for query processing and ad hoc analysis. As a result, Sybase IQ can offer significant performance and total cost of owner-ship advantages over traditional products for query-intensive computing requirements.
In terms of performance, these benefits have been significantly extended in this release with the introduction of the PlexQ architecture. These advantages will be most obvious in ...
August 2011- With increasing challenges and complexity confronting business, application platform modernization is no longer an option. IDC presents a closer look at the structural changes and functionality - including lightweight frameworks, in-memory data management, and application management - required in order to successfully evolve to a cloud-ready application platform.
August 2011- Find out how leading financial services companies are leaving the high-cost and complexity of traditional data warehouses behind and using the innovative simplicity of IBM Netezza's data warehouse appliances to unlock their data's potential.
IBM Business Process Manager provides your organization with the simplicity, efficiency, visibility and collaboration needed to manage your highly dynamic and networked business environment.
IBM Business Process Manager is easy to deploy and use straight out of the box or in an easily customizable configuration - providing rapid time to value and improved user productivity.
IBM Business Process Manager combines best-of-breed market-leading capabilities, and delivers them in a single platform that ...
June 2011- More than ever, companies are looking to analytics to differentiate their offerings and gain a competitive edge. Advanced analytics involves deep analysis to uncover relationships and trends, predictive modeling to extrapolate what may happen in the future, and optimization algorithms to maximize revenue. Download this e-book to learn how utilizing advanced analytics benefits your organization and review the market-leading analytics solution that handles the most challenging analytics methods with ease.
A smarter organization is a more profitable organization, able to react quickly to changes and make better decisions. But BI and analytic solutions on the market today have a hard time satisfying users’ rising demands. Nowadays, line-of-business employees expect to query the data themselves, including unstructured, open-ended exploration to solve problems and look for new trends.
This white paper highlights solutions that provide 10 to 100X performance gains for analytics tasks such as reports, ...
June 2011- Faster, more accurate answers are the path to success in today's digital economy. Advanced analytics is the new competitive weapon that enables enterprises to attract new customers, grow revenues, and predict outcomes and risks in a volatile and competitive world climate. This white paper explains how to deliver faster, more accurate analytics and reporting to all your users, from all your information, on your terms.
For many of today's IT organizations, data management has gotten out of hand. Stringing independent warehouses together to create an integrated, high performing architecture is the goal - but many companies are frankly falling short of that vision and serious weaknesses in business performance arise as a result.
Tackling these acute challenges is the fundamental purpose behind this eBook - to pinpoint where data warehousing deficiencies often exist, and provide a meaningful roadmap ...
Increasingly companies are recognizing the value of an enterprise data warehouse (EDW). A true EDW provides a single 360-degree view of the business and a powerful platform for a wide spectrum of business intelligence tasks ranging from predictive analysis to near real-time strategic and tactical decision support throughout the organization.
Ensuring the EDW will get the desired performance and will scale out as your data grows you need to get three fundamental things ...
May 2011- Having moved beyond the hype stage, data mining is now delivering real, measurable results for businesses. This white paper from the International Institute for Analytics will show you how data mining can be used for qualitative as well as quantitative data, allowing decision makers to solve complex problems, and provides broadly-applicable lessons on data mining.
May 2011- Scaling the power capacity of legacy UPS systems leads to hidden costs that may outweigh the very benefit that scalability intends to provide. A scalable UPS system provides a significant benefit to the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of data center and network room physical infrastructure. This paper describes the drawbacks of scaling legacy UPS systems and how scalable rack-based systems address these drawbacks. The cost factors of both methods are described, quantified and compared.
May 2011- Rack power of 10 kW per rack or more can result from the deployment of high density information technology equipment such as blade servers. This creates difficult cooling challenges in a data center environment where the industry average rack power consumption is under 2 kW. Five strategies for deploying ultra-high power racks are described, covering practical solutions for both new and existing data centers.
May 2011- Data center commissioning can deliver an unbiased evaluation of whether a newly constructed data center will be an operational success or a failure. Proper execution of the commissioning process is a critical step in determining how the data center operates as an integrated system. The documentation produced as a result of commissioning is also the single, most enduring value added deliverable in a data center's operational life. This paper outlines the ten most common errors ...
May 2011- The physical and power infrastructure of data centers and network rooms is typically oversized by more than 100%. Statistics related to oversizing are presented. The costs associated with oversizing are quantified. The fundamental reasons why oversizing occurs are discussed. An architecture and method for avoiding oversizing is described.
In the highly competitive restaurant market, McCormick & Schmick?s needed to understand and respond to dining trends in real time.
Read this case study to see how IBM? Cognos? Express enabled a set of automated dashboards that integrate both general ledger and point-of-sale data from the company?s individual stores. This helps them drive better decisions based on more complete and current information.
January 2011- Empower your midsize business with self-service reporting. Use IBM Cognos Express to turn raw data into meaningful information that yields insights and fuels capabilities your company can use to drive business decisions. Download white paper
January 2011- In memory analytics will make it easier to build high performance analytical applications against large data sets.
January 2011- The key to working smarter is having the right information and insight to drive smarter business outcomes. Working smarter means your front line business leaders know where to find the new revenue opportunities and which product or service offerings are most likely to address the market requirement. It means business analysts can quickly access the right data points to evaluate key performance and revenue indicators in building successful corporate growth strategies.
Do you want to reduce your exposure to data loss and have your data protected soon after it’s created? Do you know what your organization’s successful backup percentage rate is? Unsuccessful backups and long recovery times can expose your business to data loss and have a financial impact. Is your IT staff stretched, handling other high-priority work plus data protection? A challenging workload can decrease the focus on your business resilience program.
Today, organizations that aren’t able to respond to IT disruptions or rapid market changes can find themselves left behind. The IBM Business Resiliency Framework parses an organization into unique, but interdependent layers consisting of strategy, organization, processes, applications and data, technology and facilities, and security.
Read this paper and learn to effectively manage people, process, and technology within a business resilience strategy.
January 2011- As instrumentation and interconnectivity accelerate, the demand for greater accessibility and availability rises as well. Make sure your agency's infrastructure is up to the task. Read the IBM® white paper "Dynamic Infrastructure Helping Build a Smarter Planet - Delivering Superior Business and IT Services with Agility and Speed." Read the white paper.
November 2010- IBM delivers adaptive Master Data Management solutions that provide a single, trusted view of critical data elements - customer, product, patient and more. This white paper describes the business drivers for MDM and value that can be derived through the master data management journey, illustrates the characteristics of an adaptive MDM solution, and provides an overview of the IBM MDM portfolio.
November 2010- Business leaders today are making decisions with major blind spots. But with advanced analytics, you can become a smarter, more fact-based enterprise. Read this white paper to see how IBM Analytics Solutions can help you gain a competitive advantage by enabling real-time or near-real-time decisions.
November 2010- With XML, organizations can support evolving business reporting and analysis requirements—without incurring significant database schema changes or rewriting applications. Read this white paper to see how IBM DB2 pureXML can increase your competitive advantage by fully exploiting data interchange standards.
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