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SAP, IBM Tout Business Intelligence System That Integrates Their Wares

The vendors are testing a BI platform that integrates SAP’s NetWeaver new high performance analytics capability with IBM BladeCenter and TotalStorage DS4300 system configurations.
IBM and SAP AG announced the testing and development of a business intelligence solution integrating SAP’s NetWeaver new high performance analytics capability with IBM BladeCenter and TotalStorage DS4300 system configurations.

IBM said Wednesday that the solution is scalable and flexible.IBM BladeCenter holds 41 percent of the revenue share for a market lead, according to IDC, and it boasts the fastest growth in IBM history. The company announced Blade.org in July to drive development and innovation.

IBM DB2 Universal Database optimized for SAP software complements SAP NetWeaver based-technology, providing a robust database that reduces maintenance costs. Unique features like Database Partitioning create an SAP-based scalable infrastructure.

“IBM and SAP are in a position to deliver a complete end-to-end BI solution that is extremely scalable and enables customers to process large data volumes substantially fast than with traditional approaches,” SAP senior vice president of Enterprise Information Management Nimish Mehta said in a prepared statement.

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