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  • Presentations // Apr 2014

    Five Myths of DIY Disaster Recovery

    Learn about the most common faulty disaster recovery assumptions—from insufficient employee work arrangements to the inadequacy of annual or biannual disaster recovery testing

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  • Presentations // Apr 2014

    What the C-suite needs to know about the economics of IT risk and reputation

    View the presentation “Understanding the economics of IT risk and reputation”—based on a ground-breaking survey of 2,316 IT professionals conducted by Ponemon Institute and sponsored by IBM—to examine the costs behind this number and build a better business case for business continuity and IT security. Use it to demonstrate the...

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  • Videos // Apr 2014

    SmartCloud Managed Backup Portal Demo

    As your business expands, your data footprint grows even faster. The information you collect is valuable for better business insights and analytics. But with more data comes more responsibility to protect and secure it. IBM SmartCloud Managed Backup Service can provide you with the scalability to back up increasing amounts...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    IBM Is A Leader Among Traditional Disaster Recovery Service Providers

    In a recent Forrester Wave report, IBM is identified as a “top dog” among traditional disaster recovery service providers, with a strong product offering and global presence. Read this specially commissioned IBM executive brief of the Wave report to find out how IBM’s disaster recovery services can help you meet...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Five Essentials for better workforce continuity-Integrating the human side into your strategy (follow on from the human side of business continuity)

    No matter how slight the risk appears, organizations know that the threat of a disaster is always a possibility. Many organizations—and most likely yours—have taken steps to incorporate disaster recovery planning for their facilities and technology. But you may not have fully considered the impact of a disruption on your...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Preparing your network for the mobile onslaught.

    Building a mobile collaboration or bring-your-own-device solution requires three things: mobile applications, the mobile devices themselves and the network that underpins them both. Often, the network and its capabilities take a back seat to applications and devices—which can ultimately lead to poor performance or an inflexible infrastructure. Find out how...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Bring ROI to your BYOD - Forrester documents benefits of managed mobility.

    IBM recently commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment that companies realized by engaging IBM to implement a “bring your own device” program.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Leveraging the Network for Your Virtualization and Cloud Initiatives.

    More organizations are turning to cloud, virtualization and consolidation to realize benefits like lower operating costs and higher efficiency in network IT management, but many are not considering the impact those initiatives will place on the data center network.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Private cloud thought leadership WP

    Capitalizing on the transformative potential of private cloud requires leveraging the differentiators that will drive exponential value down the road. This IBM white paper discusses the core differentiators that drive transformative business value in the deployment and management of private clouds and what CIOs need to know to achieve that...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    A broadband company streamlines its recovery processes with IBM Cloud

    Read the case study “A broadband company streamlines its recovery processes with IBM Cloud” to learn how IBM service teams used cloud-based technology to help the company develop an innovative and proven cloud computing solution for its backup and recovery environment. IBM’s turnkey solution helped the company improve protection, recovery,...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Business Analytics Buying Criteria: The Three Maxims.

    In this Advisory, Clabby Analytics looks more closely at the importance of implementing an integrated infrastructure — and its relationship to business analytics. The paper will examine the business analytics workloads, discuss how these workloads put different demands on the underlying systems and infrastructure, and provide guidance designing an integrated...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    IBM: Redefining Enterprise Systems

    Charles King: positioning power understanding how cloud, analytics and security are at the center of the conversation of infrastructure transformation

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    IBM Rational targets engineering lifecycle management (Ovum)

    With increasing amounts of software content, the management of the systems engineering process has also proved increasingly challenging. Software, mechanical, and electrical engineers rely on their own toolsets, with the data from each tool locked away in its own repository. Lacking inter-process standards above the level of Internet protocols, most...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    IDC Interactive White Paper: Best Practices for Cloud Adoption

    Discover how your IT organization can become more agile by leveraging Cloud computing to its full potential. Enter a few basic details in this online tool to generate a customized IDC white paper that outlines the benefits and best practices of cloud implementation.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Clipper: Moving to a Private Cloud? Infrastructure Really Matters!

    This Clipper Group paper outlines the importance of the underlying IT infrastructure for private cloud environments and lays the groundwork for clients navigating cloud, highlighting many key aspects of a private cloud infrastructure. This is a great door opener to a conversation about our systems and cloud computing.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    IDC White Paper: Best Practices for Cloud Adoption

    Adopting the Cloud is not a "one-off" engagement. Rather, it's a journey, spanning multiple stages of adoption. Lear about best practicies in infrastructure, process, and skill-sets as your organization embarks on it's own Cloud journey.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Staging the Development of Private Clouds with IBM Smartcloud Foundation

    IBM is in a strong position to facilitate the deployment of private clouds. A key component of IBM’s cloud solutions is SmartCloud Foundation, an integrated set of technologies for deploying private and hybrid clouds. These hardware and software technologies are built on a common architecture, giving customers a smooth upgrade...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Blue Skies with your Cloud with IBM XIV storage White paper

    IBM XIV Storage is the ideal storage foundation for cloud computing, with optimal resource sharing, best of breed virtualization, cost-saving ease of use, and maximum elasticity.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    IDC: Eliminate Shortcomings in Your Cloud Architecture with Smarter Storage

    Goal is to demonstrate how IBM Smarter Storage provides customers with an ideal, proven platform for cloud computing. IBM has a differentiated storage portfolio, including XIV, Scale Out NAS (SONAS), SAN Volume Controller (SVC), Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM), Tivoli Storage Productivity Center (TPC), and SmartCloud solutions.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    CloudAccess.net brings high performance to the cloud Case Study

    CloudAccess.net is using an all-flash storage array to support top performance at a competitive cost for its Joomla! Virtual Private Memory Cloud – the world’s fastest Joomla cloud hosting system.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    An Executive Guide to Analytics Infrastructure:Imperatives for Advanced Analytics

    Infrastructure Imperatives for Advanced Analytics.Get the most information from your data. Business has never been faster and is increasingly dependent on the timely analysis of large volumes of data for strategic and operational decisions. As executives come to rely on advanced analytics, the importance of a robust IT infrastructure cannot...

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  • eBooks // Apr 2014

    eBook on Software Defined environments

    Infrastructure matters. Today’s business environment is increasingly dominated by mobile and cloud-based platforms, and by the skyrocketing volume of new data. And with 70 percent of the average organization's IT budget being spent on operations and maintenance, infrastructure must be simplified, adaptive and responsive. Those are the characteristics of the...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Smarter Analytics for Communications Service Providers: Customer Insight from Analytics-Tuned Infrastructures

    This Frost & Sullivan provides insight on the importance of infrastructure in optimizing analytics deployment and the key advantages derived by implementing IBM analytics infrastructure solutions. Read how Communications Service Providers (CSPs), such as Sprint and Bharti, are using IBM Smarter Analytics approach to become more customer-centric, to better serve...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    IDC - Laying the Foundation for Successful Business Analytics Solution Deployments: The Critical Role of Hardware Infrastructure

    This IDC paper discusses the critical role of hardware infrastructure in business analytics deployments, citing best practices, the IDC's decision framework, and four client case studies - Wellpoint, Vestas, AXTEL, and Miami-Dade County. IDC's recommendation is that "infrastructure cannot — and should not — be an afterthought". Hardware infrastructure and...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Smarter Analytics for Insurers - Unlevel the Playing Field with Intelligent Infrastructures

    This Frost & Sullivan provides insight on the importance of infrastructure in optimizing analytics deployment and the key advantages derived by implementing IBM analytics infrastructure solutions. Read how insurance providers, such Unipol Group, Primerica, Unum Group, and Swiss Re, are using IBM Smarter Analytics approach to be more customer centric,...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Designed to be the best

    Forward-thinking organizations are recognizing the superiority of Power Systems* technology. The Power Systems family offers the ultimate system for today’s compute intensive business applications and databases. “Power Systems continues to prove itself as the ultimate system for compute intensive workloads, high performance analytics, high performance UNIX*, and high performance computing....

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Power Boost Your Big Data Analytics Strategy- Exec Summary

    An executive summary by Solitaire Interglobal Ltd. (SIL) of a research study on the impact of platform selection for Big Data Analytics (BDA). In this far-reaching research based on analysis of over 31,000 BDA environments SIL examined the real-world impact on businesses that deploy big data analytics on a variety...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    ESG: IBM x3650 M4 BD: System x Server for Big Data Analytics

    The paper discusses the rise of Big Data and the importance of analytics for rapidly extracting insights from this data for improved business decisions. It outlines key market requirements for Big Data servers, & explains how the new x3650 M4 BD meet

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    IDC: Enterprise Workloads on The IBM X6 Portfolio: Driving Business Advantages

    This paper shows how the new IBM systems with X6 technology were designed to take clients to a new frontier of x86 computing. These new X6 systems are ideal platforms for meeting business-critical demands with data base, business analytics, virtualization and ERP applications.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Driving Innovation in the Banking Industry: Cutting Edge Computing Platforms Make a Difference

    Analyst Report to show the benefits of the new IBM X6 in the banking industry.

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  • eBooks // Apr 2014

    IBM System x - eBook System x 2014 January Launch

    IBM System x - eBook System x 2014 January Launch

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    HEROLD powers its rapidly growing information business With IBM BladeCenter HX5 and IBM System x3850 X5 servers

    Founded in 1919, HEROLD Business Data has evolved from a printfocused directory services company into a provider of multimedia searchand location-based services. The company continues to grow its print revenues even as it introduces innovative services such as the provision of augmented-reality content to smartphones. HEROLD serves around 370,000 small...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    RFG: Enterprise Linux Server-Best Choice for In-house Linux Clouds

    Existing misconceptions around server technology have misled business and IT executives into believing System z solutions are expensive and outdated and Intel servers running VMware are the least-cost processor environments. These falsehoods have resulted in higher data center costs and sub-optimization for mid-market and larger companies. The IBM Enterprise...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Aberdeen Analyst Insight Report: Employee Lifecycle Management: Improving Efficiency and Reducing Costs

    Download this white paper from Aberdeen Group to learn how employee lifecycle management solutions can transform human resources to make them more efficient and cost-effective. Discover why leading organizations are looking for solutions that will automate key HR processes, manage employee forms and documents to ensure compliance, and conduct content...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Considerations for Maximizing Analytics Performance

    In this report, Philip Howard of Bloor Research compares performance capabilities of the leading business intelligence platforms. Companies studied in this comparison are IBM® (Cognos, DB2 with BLU Acceleration), SAP (BusinessObjects, HANA), Oracle (Business Intelligence, Exadata) and Microsoft (Business Intelligence, SQL Server). His conclusion: "DB2® with BLU Acceleration should not...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Why DBMs Matter More than Ever in the Big Data Era

    Big data promises valuable insights that are enticing organizations to invest in analytics and BI tools, yet many overlook the need for a DBMS that can stand up to the strain big data places on the underlying infrastructure. This ePaper explores the DBMs characteristics of most importance in a big...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    IBM - Giant Leap Forward in Data Services

    As an IT professional, you’ve already dreamt it: a future where you can quickly deploy high availability transactional database systems without the hassle of purchasing, installing, configuring, tuning and testing everything yourself. That day has arrived! The IBM PureData System for Transactions is a pre-integrated database platform that helps you...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Enforcing Location and Time-Based Access Control on Cloud-Stored Data

    Recent incidents of data-breaches from the cloud indicate that users should not trust the cloud provider to enforce access control on their data. In this paper, the authors focus on mitigating trust on the cloud in scenarios where granting access to data does not only consider user identities (as conventional...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Diff-Index: Differentiated Index in Distributed Log-Structured Data Stores

    Log-Structured-Merge (LSM) Tree gains much attention recently because of its superior performance in write-intensive workloads. LSM Tree uses an append-only structure in memory to achieve low write latency; at memory capacity, in-memory data are flushed to other storage media (e.g. disk). Consequently, read access is slower comparing to write. These...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Porting Applications to Linux on IBM System Z

    This white paper examines some of the common misconceptions about porting applications to Linux on IBM System z mainframes. It also provides an overview of the process used by the Platform Technology Center to port applications to Linux on IBM System z hardware. This paper will also discuss the decision...

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