April 2014- Enterprises can learn valuable lessons about data-driven marketing and demand forecasting from watching what's happening in movie, television, and digital content promotions, engagement and other campaigns.
Virtualization, cloud computing, and the consumerization of IT continue to drive fundamental shifts in data center management priorities. Many organizations are implementing multi-hypervisor architectures and hybrid public and private cloud strategies. Converged systems integrate servers, storage, networks, and software to optimize the performance of specific workloads and simplify system deployment and operations. Yet, traditional data center architectures continue to support many mission-critical business applications.
This Technology Spotlight examines how advanced automation and orchestration ...
March 2014- While the term "big data" has only recently come into vogue, IBM has designed solutions capable of handling very large quantities of data for decades, leading the way with data integration, management, security and analytics solutions known for their reliability, flexibility and scalability. The end-to-end information integration capabilities of IBM? InfoSphere? Information Server are designed to help organizations understand, cleanse, monitor, transform and deliver data - as well as collaborate to bridge the gap between ...
March 2014- Today, data volumes are exploding in every facet of our lives. Business leaders are eager to harness the power of big data, but before setting out into the big data world, it is important to understand that as opportunities increase, ensuring that source information is trustworthy and protected becomes exponentially more difficult. This paper provides a detailed review of the best practices clients should consider before embarking on their big data integration projects.
February 2014- Every two days, the world generates as much data as it had through all of history up to the year 2003. By 2020, the world will have generated an astonishing 40 zettabytes, or 40 trillion gigabytes, of digital content. Data is the new currency of business. Enterprises are using insights from analyzed data to drive and develop new strategies, infiltrate new markets, discover new customers - in short, to innovate.
February 2014- Big data comes in two flavors-big transaction data and big interaction data. Big transaction data is the steadily growing volume of financial, customer, product, and other information in your organization's ERP system, data warehouses, CRM applications, and other back-office solutions, either on premise or in the cloud. Big interaction data represents interactions of customers, partners, and competitors that affect your organization. It is mostly external to your organization, scattered across the web. Information posted on ...
February 2014- IBM Big Data Stampede fuses the strength of IBM?s services, products and skills to minimize the barriers of Big Data initiatives and provide organizations with quick success. Your Big Data Stampede includes an assessment to identify the high value starting points with Big Data. We work with you to unearth trouble areas and complex problems for resolution through leveraging Big Data. Read this data sheet to learn more.
February 2014- DB2 10.5 with BLU Acceleration - New Dynamic In-Memory Analytics for the Era of Big Data: Coverage includes: - Speed of Thought Analytics with new BLU Acceleration - Always Available Transactions with enhanced pureScale reliability - Unprecedented Affordability with optimization for SAP workloads - Future Proof Versatility with business grade NoSQL and mobile database for greater application flexibility This is a chapter excerpt for an upcoming flashbook. It is a 40-page chapter about DB2 10.5 with BLU ...
February 2014- Big data is now critical to business success. Yet several obstacles stand between organizations and big data initiatives. This interactive guide lays out a clear path to avoiding these common stumbling blocks.
January 2014- For big data and analytics, open source Hadoop provides a flexible and affordable solution for processing large, multi-structured data sets. But while Hadoop can effectively analyze large amounts of data, it can be difficult to use and by itself is often incomplete. Enter InfoSphere BigInsights for Hadoop Quick Start Edition. With this newest member of the InfoSphere BigInsights for Hadoop family, you can download BigInsights at no charge and get your hands on enterprise-ready features ...
January 2014- You need a database designed to control both the infrastructure and personnel costs that form the IT budget. The next generation of IBM DB2 helps organizations get more value from their big data to improve their IT economics. Major innovations provide out-of-the-box performance gains that go beyond the limitations of in-memory-only systems to support decision making at the speed of business.
November 2013- Despite the increased focus on big data over the past few years, most organizations are still talking about what big data is rather than focusing on what problems big data can address. Through customer surveys, analyst reports, more than 300 customer and prospect discussions and hundreds of big data solutions implementations, IBM has identified the top five high-value big data use cases. This paper will help you determine which of the five can be your first ...
November 2013- Discover how a Master Data Management (MDM) strategy is key to unlocking the value of your company's product data. It provides critical business processes with timely, accurate and complete information about product; helping to generate better results regardless of the business need. MDM offers a clear and concise understanding of your product data from the collaborative authoring use case to the real-time operational use of the product data for managing catalogs, bundles and multi-channel commerce ...
November 2013- To help enterprises create trusted insight as the volume, velocity and variety of data continue to explode, IBM offers several solutions designed to help organizations uncover previously unavailable insights and use them to support and inform decisions across the business. Combining the power of IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management (MDM) with the IBM big data portfolio creates a valuable connection: big data technology can supply insights to MDM, and MDM can supply master data definitions ...
November 2013- Speed, simplicity and affordability: 3 capabilities businesses need from their warehousing environment. IBM DB2 with BLU Acceleration gives organizations a complete, multipurpose environment to rapidly distill insight from their data, make timely decisions and capitalize on opportunities
November 2013- IBM DB2 offers multi-platform flexibility and optimized capabilities for a variety of workloads. This e-book highlights some common scenarios where DB2 helps businesses derive unprecedented value from expanding data stores?affordably and reliably.
November 2013- There are many great things to come out of open source initiatives, not the least of which is innovation. But relying on an open source application server for your most critical customer-facing apps may not be the smartest strategy. Consider the security, integrity, scalability, and ultimately lower TCO of the proven IBM WebSphere Application Server for your enterprise.
November 2013- This white paper explains an integrated approach for reducing potential security risks and facilitating compliance, and introduces how security risks and facilitating compliance, and introduces how IBM Security QRadar Log Manager can help organizations stay a step ahead of the latest security threats.
October 2013- Requirements definition and management is recognized as a necessary step for the successful delivery of systems and software projects; the discipline is also required by standards, regulations and quality improvement initiatives like Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI).
October 2013- A new study by Solitaire Interglobal Ltd. (SIL) shows that the integrated IBM Power security stack offers a wide range of benefits to the organizations including high customer satisfaction and a significantly lower TCO when compared to competitive offerings.
September 2013- Using social technologies, organizations can develop a workforce development program where employees can develop skills on the job by collaborating with experts and sharing tacit knowledge. This white paper shows how organizations that develop a social learning program can improve employee engagement, reduce attrition and decrease the amount of time employees waste searching for expertise and information.
September 2013- This white paper offers an in-depth discussion on how you can use big data analytics to enhance experience while boosting the bottom line. It includes informative case studies on how other companies have used big data analytics to delight their customers. And it helps you understand which IBM bigdata solutions might support your own company's initiatives in digital marketing, multichannel engagement, and customer experience optimization.
September 2013- Organizations everywhere are turning to Hadoop as a mission critical platform. As an open-source-based approach and emerging market, Hadoop is rapidly maturing. For the past several years, customers have deployed IBM's best-of-breed Hadoop software offering, IBM InfoSphere BigInsights, for all applications discussed above. Hearing their demands for even greater simplicity, scale, speed, manageability, and ease of use in their Hadoop deployments, we recently introduced IBM PureData System for Hadoop. This is an enterprise-grade solution that ...
In this whitepaper IDC writes:
"Most enterprise datacenters are so cluttered with individually constructed servers, including database servers, that staff time is largely taken up with just the maintenance of these systems. As a result, IT service to business users suffers, and the agility of the enterprise suffers. Integrated systems represent an antidote to this problem. By dramatically reducing the amount of setup and maintenance time for the applications and databases they support, integrated ...
July 2013- More than 80: of all IT projects fail - but how is it that some IT specialists deliver spectacular results every single time? What are they doing differently? In this new white paper, discover tips, tricks and little known best practices for amazing solutions, regardless of the project scope. See how to grab a competitive edge! Get your copy of this paper today.
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