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February 2014- See how clients have improved their businessees with adoption of PureFlex and Flex. IDC interviewed selected client who have achieved real results. Learn about the real advantages and results that clients who have bought PureFlexx and Flex have achieved.
February 2014- IBM Flex System is quite simply the best blade offering on the market. The rest of this document explains briefly how and why IBM Flex System outperforms mere blade systems IBM Flex. It illustrates the combination of capabilities that Flex System solutions offer and blade systems from HP, Dell, Cisco and, yes, even IBM BladeCenter, can't.
February 2014- The retail landscape is changing - industry leaders are enhancing their interactions with customers through insights gained from all channels. Read the white paper and see how IBM POWER7 smarter analytics can gather and analyze shopper information to personalize retail experiences, drive more sales, gain loyalty and improve supplier collaboration.
January 2014- IBM PureSystems offers highly integrated solutions that can help you deploy and tune applications for cloud architectures with ease. Read the research report to take a deeper look at PureFlex Systems within the PureSystems family and learn how PureFlex Systems can help you streamline management and accelerate client time-to-value with a new integrated and modular system/subsystem.
A US-based nancial services powerhouse with a presence in wealth management,
institutional securities and investment management was working with a number of
vendors to augment its own Quality Assurance (QA) teams. Managing multiple
vendors in dierent silos led to high overhead costs.
Because the rm's QA teams operated at a relatively low level of automation, managing testing operations involved enormous manual eorts. This in turn led to high costs and unwanted delays each ...
Injection vulnerabilities allow a malicious attacker to insert specific commands into an application or code that will execute undesired behaviour on their behalf. These attacks usually exploit an application at the point where it requests user input for later processing. The most common types of injection vulnerabilities include SQL Injection, Command Injection, Cross Site Scripting, XPath and LDAP Injection.
This paper provides a detailed description of injection vulnerabilities, discusses how they present themselves ...
December 2013- Enterprise HR departments are using social technology to improve employee recruiting, onboarding, knowledge sharing, mergers and acquisitions, and learning and development. These innovative applications lead to measurable improvements in job satisfaction, employee retention and the bottom line.
December 2013- This paper highlights the many benefits that IBM Exceptional Digital Experience, together with IBM's Marketing Optimization solution, that organizations can harness to deliver a unique and personalized digital experience. IBM Exceptional Digital Experience and IBM Marketing Optimization solution can help organizations differentiate their digital brand; reach customers and prospects across nearly any channel; deliver tailored, relevant messages; and easily launch and schedule marketing campaigns. Real-time customer insights and analytics woven into these two solutions maximize ...
In the age of the interconnected world where the primary touchpoints are digital, the purpose of the digital experience as part of the digital strategy is clear: deliver an engaging, useful and ideally, differentiating experience to the user - and make every experience truly "exceptional."
For IBM clients, "Exceptional Digital Experience" is realized in the results. This paper demonstrates how organizations, with their unique requirements, have created and benefited from an exceptional digital ...
December 2013- Today, organizations are looking to do more than just deliver a web experience. They are looking to deliver an empowering, compelling, relevant and consistent digital experience across all touchpoints, just the way their audiences want it in order to achieve a competitive edge and market leadership. This family brochure describes how IBM's Customer Experience Suite and Employee Experience Suite bring together analytics, mobile, rich media and social capabilities to help organizations delight customers through a ...
December 2013- This study of 230 organizations, conducted in January and February 2013, will explore the best practices organizations use to transform basic new hire orientations into strategic initiatives and how they leverage world-class technology to boost productivity, engagement, and retention.
October 2013- Today's complexity in software and systems design is only expected to rise, and more than half of CEOs doubt their ability to manage it. Whether IT or device-based, software-intensive systems continue to grow in size and complexity. Globally distributed and diverse teams, outsourcing and supply chain dependencies lead to increased challenges in the timely launch of competitive products and services. Organizations struggle to balance agility and complexity. It's not enough to manage development, the design ...
September 2013- This paper explains how a deployment automation framework can streamline release operations and increase business agility. The document describes the benefits of Deployment Automation. In addition, the whitepaper contains a formula for calculating the return on your investment (ROI).
WhiteHat Security's Website Security Statistics Report provides a one-of-a-kind perspective on the state of website security and the issues that organizations must address in order to conduct business online safely.
Website security is an ever-moving target. New website launches are common, new code is released constantly, new Web technologies are created and adopted every day; as a result, new attack techniques are frequently disclosed that can put every online business at risk. In ...
August 2013- With software as a service (SaaS) you are integrating an external service, hosted by an external party, with your internal systems. The SaaS integration is a matter of connecting the clouds and well articulated interfaces defining the data that is traveling back and forth. With the right integration strategy, SaaS integration can be simple, straightforward, and easy. Moreover, it can position your IT organization to effectively leverage SaaS and migrate from one SaaS solution to ...
August 2013- In this report, we record how users see the potential benefits of big data analytics. We explore some of the more practical and popular applications, and we also look at the issues that are holding users back, including skills shortages, product immaturity and implementation uncertainties.
August 2013- OpenStack is an open source cloud system software project that has broad participation from the IT Industry. In this IDC white paper sponsored by Red Hat, IDC evaluates the current situation and provides a future outlook evaluating the deployment and support model and addressing OpenStack enterprise features and support, specifically looking at Red Hat's Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform and Cloud Infrastructure solutions.
August 2013- Gone are the days when IT held dominion over which operating systems and applications could be installed. Today, multiple operating systems and devices are making inroads into the enterprise space. Learn about best practices for managing a multi-OS environment in an efficient, scalable and secure way.
July 2013- IBM recently underwent a major transformation, reorienting their entire business to focus more on customer needs. A fundamental element of this shift to Smarter Commerce was the implementation of marketing automation software. This not only allowed for cross-channel communication, it also let IBM engage with individuals directly. Read the white paper to learn how adopting this strategic approach helped improve customer experiences and response rates, while saving energy and costs.
It's estimated that nearly one and a half billion people visited a social media site last year. And they all had something to say, whether good, bad or indifferent. Social media now affects virtually every area of life from journalism and entertainment to world politics and most certainly business. Social media has changed the relationship between business organizations and their customers, partners and employees.
This whitepaper covers how marketing, sales, customer service, product ...
IBM conducted more than 1,700 in-depth, face-to-face interviews with CEOs, general managers and senior public sector leaders from around the globe. Our newest CEO Study, the largest of its type ever undertaken, is the latest in the IBM C-suite Study Series. It explores how CEOs are responding to the complexity of increasingly interconnected organizations, markets, societies and governments - what we call the connected economy.
Three themes emerged. Today's CEOs must:
June 2013- Organizations have spent time and resources on Microsoft SharePoint. Learn how they're using enterprise social networking to enhance the value of their investment. In this whitepaper, discover how tibbr connects your organization's content with relevant people, groups and systems to drive real business outcomes.
June 2013- More transparency and open collaboration can transform the way people get work done. In this whitepaper, discover how leading brands are using enterprise social networking to innovate, increase engagement and boost productivity.
Over the last 5 years, Big Data and other major technology trends—chiefly cloud computing, social networking, mobile communications and new analytic technology applications—have created new opportunities for companies to propel their decision-making capabilities.
But building applications that can leverage the volume, variety and velocity of Big Data is the next challenge facing organizations of all sizes.
Download the white paper "Decision Management for the Masses" and learn the best practices ...
Customer data is more widely available than ever, but now companies are faced with the challenge of Big Data.
Companies have made substantial investments in Business Intelligence and analytics to better understand their customers and their business. Big Data represents a dramatic shift in the data available to companies: Far more data, of many more types, arriving more quickly. At the same time, these companies are realizing that the social, mobile and informed ...
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