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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    EMA Report: The benefits of a Unified Endpoint Management Approach

    In this report, EMA analysts examine IBM Endpoint Manager as a solution to the challenges faced by organizations today when attempting to provide a unified approach to IT operations and security.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Quarterly - 1Q 2014

    In this first issue of a new, more nimble quarterly format, IBM X-Force examines methods and motivations of security incidents in the second half of 2013 which Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) and other security executives can use to stay informed on the latest threats. Since late 2010, IBM X-Force...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    SANS 20 Critical Security Controls

    The Critical Security Controls (CSC’s) are rapidly being adopted by companies and government agencies in the U.S., Canada and elsewhere to increase visibility into advanced threats, to shore up defenses, and ultimately for benchmarking and to improve risk posture.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Defending Against Malware: A Holistic Approach to One of Today's Biggest IT Risks

    Fighting malware doesn’t have to be a losing battle. The key is to remember that the varieties of malware on the loose today mean no single method of defense will suffice. An integrated portfolio of solutions, such as those provided by IBM, can work together to enhance protection. Download this...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Choose a Web Analytics & Online Marketing Solution

    As in many areas of technology, the market for web analytics and online marketing solutions has undergone consolidation and upheaval in recent years. WebTrends remains as a pure play vendor, while Adobe-owned Omniture and IBM broaden their portfolios. Meanwhile, Google Analytics provides a free offering with increasing levels of functionality...

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  • eBooks // Mar 2014

    Business Value Drivers in Digital Commerce: Key Capabilities for Growing Revenue eBook

    This report will look at how leading organizations influence average order value, customer frequency, and customer satisfaction through customer engagement, precision marketing, and exceptional fulfillment practices. Aberdeen will examine the key drivers and pain points organizations face in relation to their digital strategy and the key differentiating strategies, capabilities, and...

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  • eBooks // Mar 2014

    The Outside-in Approach to Order Fulfillment: Providing a Seamless Customer Experience eBook

    This report, based on several Aberdeen surveys, will identify best practices and potential improvements in revenue and profit margins.

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  • eBooks // Mar 2014

    Understanding the Real Impact of Social Media Monitoring on the Value Chain eBook

    This document will detail the form, extent, and impact of social media monitoring and analytics on supply chain processes and e-commerce initiatives.

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Applying agile principles to the development of smarter products

    Agile development has become a cornerstone of most software development organizations. Marked by iterative processes that deliver incremental value over time, agile development has enabled organizations to manage software complexity more effectively and to improve quality and time to market compared with previous development processes

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  • Videos // Feb 2014

    Design Everywhere Interactive

    Early collaboration with stakeholders is essential and greatly increases the chances of project success. In this interactive demonstration, Bruce Douglass explains how the IBM Rational® solution for collaborative design management can help customers and stakeholders to achieve earlier consensus on the desired design, define requirements for the approved design and...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    IBM Requirements management for smart products Resources

    If you are new to requirements management, or wish to improve your existing requirements management process, the resources in this e-Kit will provide you with useful guidance and advice. Learn what requirements management is and how it can help your organization improve quality, reduce costs and better meet customer needs...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Model-based systems engineering: Revolution or evolution?

    This whitepaper traces the evolution of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), a structured and visual approach for collaborative systems design and development which facilitates early validation of requirements, architectural trade off analysis and mitigation of project risks.

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Rationalizing the software development lifecycle in systems engineering (Ovum)

    Software is not only changing the nature of products, but also the nature of systems engineering. Across many product industry sectors, software is arguably accounting for the lion's share of innovation. For many product engineering organizations, the growth of software content is raising the urgency to ingrain systems engineering mentality...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Strategies to Capture Greater Value from Systems Engineering analyst paper (Taxal)

    This paper discusses the practices that companies should explore to move beyond traditional PLM and ALM to realize the broader capabilities of systems engineering for reducing time to market, meeting regulatory compliance mandates and improving product quality.

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    System Design: Get it Right the First Time (Aberdeen Group)

    This Aberdeen Group report offers guidance to help you improve your system design practices, and bring innovative products to market in less time and at reduced cost to meet your product revenue goals.

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Systems Engineering Best Practice: Model-based requirement analysis

    This is a paper on model based requirements analysis where best practices in using modeling for requirements analysis and how that links with requirements management is discussed.

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  • eBooks // Feb 2014

    Systems Engineering for Dummies

    This IBM Limited Edition ebook, "Systems Engineering For Dummies," explains what systems engineering is and how it can help you simplify the development of smart, connected products. If you're looking for ways to expedite time-to-market, ensure business agility, and deliver high-quality smart products while cutting costs, this ebook is for...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Transforming change into a competitive advantage

    This paper provides an overview of new approaches, tools and solutions for global collaboration throughout the development lifecycle can help you effectively manage change and complexity in the development of smarter products.

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  • Analyst Briefings // Feb 2014

    Turning product development into competitive advantage (Exec Brief)

    We rely on smarter products each day, from cell phones and home appliances to cars and airplanes. The software embedded in these products delivers greatly increased functionality, but it also introduces a complex new set of development challenges.  The reality is that product manufacturers are now also becoming software companies,...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Unit testing: the key to quality in smarter products

    Innovative and high-quality software is now not only a key driver for business success in many industries;it is also critical for building a smarter planet. Yet as companies race to meet tight deadlines, they often have to hack code and drop features. All the while, customer demands for faster delivery...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Big Data and Content Analytics: measuring the ROI

    Business insight through analytics is the real name of the big data game, and with the jump in ability to analyze unstructured content, the potential is huge and the applications are limited only by imagination. We plot the early adopters’ successes and tackle the "how to get started issues". ...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Content Analytics in Public Safety

    Ensuring the safety and protection of the general public in the United States employs millions of people, investigating and responding to millions of incidents and offenses each year, supported by millions of unstructured data sources and records. In this context, it is easy to appreciate why content analytics solutions are...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Content Analytics and the High Performing Enterprise

    Content analytics provides organizations with a net new opportunity to address a wide range of critical business problems that feature large amounts of unstructured data or feature a combination of unstructured and structured data. Gaining a more complete understanding of these critical problems more quickly allows enterprises to outperform their...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    The Chief Merchant Study: Competing in an Omni-Channel World

    The IBM Center for Applied Insights, in conjunction with Planet Retail, surveyed 325 senior merchandising executives in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, India and Australia, in 2013. These respondents cover 10 retail segments, including grocery, mass merchandise and apparel. Forty-eight percent of them work in large enterprises (employing...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Smarter Customers, Smarter Commerce: Innovations in the Banking Industry

    The banking industry is being transformed in response to the economic, regulatory, and technological forces around it. Business and individual consumers are finding themselves empowered in the transformation process, and banks are realizing that they have to compete to retain and grow their customer base. A strong customer orientation is...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    FTP vs MFT: Why it’s time to make the change

    Get the facts you need to make the case for managed file transfer. Read the report to get head-to-head comparisons of cost, reliability, visibility, security & management and get the information you need to make a compelling case for moving to MFT.

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Insights from the Value Chain Synchronization Study

    Read this executive summary of the Value Chain Synchronization study which gathered insights from 700 companies worldwide and was conducted for IBM by Vanson Bourne.

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  • eBooks // Feb 2014

    eGuide to Data Movement and Governance

    The purpose of this eGuide is to help you grasp the measures that can keep your organization on track to meet objectives and in line with regulations. What’s more, it’s your chance to become more effective in your job and build the confidence to bring valuable suggestions to your security...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    FTP Risk Advisor Tool

    By answering 12 questions, this online tool will provide you with a customized report with recommendations to remediate your FTP risk.

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2014

    Webcast: See into the Future of Managed File Transfer

    Join this webcast with experts from IBM to get a Managed File Transfer strategy update and learn about IBM’s vision for ensuring end-to-end visibility, universal connectivity and dynamic communities.

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    MFT Center of Excellence Whitepaper

    This paper provides a strategic, customer-centric approach to managing your organization’s file transfer infrastructure via the realignment of file transfer technology and support organizations into an MFT COE.

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    An IT Practitioner's Guide: Security best practices for file-based data movement

    Data security for file-based data movement is finally getting the attention it deserves. What was once a concern only in the financial services sector is now being treated seriously by all industries as they wake up to the liability and risk associated with the unsecured movement of files.

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  • eBooks // Feb 2014

    Marketing: Connecting with the Chief Executive Customer

    CMOs and their marketing teams are squarely in the spotlight as organizations look to them to chart a course across today’s turbulent landscape. The pressure is intense, the scope of the challenge unprecedented.

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Mobile: The New Marketing Frontier

    Consumers are leveraging innovative and richly functional mobile devices to become connected and empowered like never before, reshaping the consumer/marketer relationship and raising the stakes for marketers to utilize the mobile channel to engage shoppers and drive revenue.

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Capitalizing on cross-channel retail opportunities

    With widespread use of mobile devices and social media, today’s consumers are connected and empowered like never before. Shoppers enjoy an abundance of channels and choices and increasingly expect a consistent and relevant experience across all touchpoints. They reward retailers that can deliver a personal touch and guide them to...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Personalized Marketing and Web Analytics

    To improve returns, many marketers are focusing on optimizing their websites and social media properties to make them more dynamic and relevant to their audience. Doing that requires creating dynamic content that supports the interests and preferences of their various visitor segments. For maximum impact and return, marketers must go...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    The Right Time for Real-time Marketing

    In a climate of rising customer expectations, now is the right time to refine your use of inbound channels – it’s the time to go real time. Online marketing is maturing, and interactive marketing solutions are advancing, so the time is right to capitalize on this vast opportunity.

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    The Connected Consumer and the New Decision-Making Cycle

    With every day that passes, it seems that we’re introduced to yet another mobile device or new social network or must-have mobile app. Welcome to the digital lifestyle. Your price of admission, though, isn’t inexpensive. You’re connected, always on, and that’s OK.

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    Virgin Atlantic Customer Case Study

    Virgin Atlantic implemented IBM® Digital Analytics software. By aggregating historical and current usage data, it can compare sales performance before and after design changes to the e-commerce site.

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    How marketing is taking charge leading the customer experience: Insights from the IBM State of Marketing 2013 survey

    To understand the impact of marketing management on business outcomes, IBM surveyed more than 500 professionals across fifteen industries. We linked responses to public financial information to see correlation between marketing sophistication and financial performance.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    SAP on IBM I ABAP Upgrade Performance

    Upgrading user's SAP system to a newer release is essential for user's business to benefit from improvements and innovations that come with the newer release. Also the SAP software lifecycle requires user to upgrade user's SAP release because the standard maintenance for a release will end eventually. The SAP upgrade...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    Running Sap Netweaver BPM on IBM Power7 for High Volume Human Centric Scenarios

    SAP NetWeaver BPM 7.2 has gained significant market adoption since its introduction to the market in 2009. As a technology component it provides flexible means to implement business processes or business process extensions to already implemented core Business Processes through a Model-driven implementation approach (BPMN modeling). Since its market entry,...

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  • White Papers // May 2013

    Big Data Introduction on the Why and What Does It Mean for Sales and Marketing Teams?

    Big Data seems to be the new buzzword in the tech circle today. But what is it exactly? And what does it mean for sales and marketing teams? According to Google CEO Eric Schmidt, every two days, the world produces the amount of data equivalent to all the data from...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    SAP BusinessIntelligence 7..0 Initial Customization Process

    This paper is intended for IBM p Series customers, IBM Technical Sales Specialists and IBM & SAP consultants who would like to know more about the steps required for the initial customization of SAP BI based systems. This process is one of the most fundamental SAP BI related implementation procedures...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Implementing KOBI on IBM I Using IBM System Storage DS3200

    The joint IBM and SAP project named IBM i Install Option for SAP Business All-in-One (dubbed KOBI) dramatically reduces the SAP implementation time for numerous clients that run the IBM i operating system. By reducing implementation time and risk, KOBI helps to realize significant cost savings for an SAP implementation....

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  • White Papers // May 2013

    IBM Storwize Family Storage Systems with SAS Workloads on IBM Power Systems Servers

    This paper describes the IBM Storwize family storage systems along with configuration and implementation best practice considerations for the IBM Storwize V7000 to help optimize I/O performance for SAS workloads on IBM Power Systems servers. SAS Business Analytics provide an integrated environment for predictive and descriptive modeling, data mining, text...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    Hyper-V Fast Track Reference Architecture for IBM Flex System

    The Hyper-V Fast Track Virtualization Reference Architecture provides businesses with an affordable, interoperable and reliable industry-leading virtualization and cloud solution choice. This IBM Flex System based offering built around the latest IBM x86 servers, storage and networking takes the complexity out of the solution with a step-by-step implementation guide. Validated...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    IBM Application Ready Solutions for Technical Computing

    This paper describes the reference architecture for the IBM Application Ready Solutions. The IBM Application Ready Solutions is a technical computing architecture supporting both compute and data intensive applications. Technical computing users are often "Technical" within their respective field (e.g., engineers designing automobile parts), but not experts in computer and...

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  • White Papers // May 2013

    IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 and the Microsoft SQL Server I/O Reliability Partner Program

    This paper describes the IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 membership in the Microsoft SQL Server I/O Reliability Partner Program. The Microsoft SQL Server I/O Reliability Partner Program, formerly known as the Microsoft SQL Server Always-On Storage Solution Review Program, defines multi-level storage subsystem I/O criteria that help to ensure Microsoft...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    Virtualizing disaster recovery using cloud computing

    "We are in an always-on world, where the flow of information and commerce in this global business environment never stops. Is your business thinking about application continuity or dealing with occasional disasters? Does your disaster recovery solution include seamless failover and fallback? A cloud-based business resilience approach can help address...

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2013

    How to Start Your Big Data Journey

    Big data is not just about technology. It's about the value you can extract and the problems you can solve with the technology. While each industry has its own unique challenges, IBM has identified five cross-industry use cases that provide excellent starting points for anyone looking to begin their big...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Copy of Data center operational efficiency best practices: Enabling increased new project spending by improving data center efficiency

    There are four key stages that describe the typical evolution of a data center as it relates to efficiency: Basic, Consolidated, Available and Strategic. How do you move up the efficiency scale and place your data centre at the Strategic level? In this report will introduce you to an IBM&...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Data centre operational efficiency best practices

    There are four key stages that describe the typical evolution of a data centre as it relates to efficiency: Basic, Consolidated, Available and Strategic. How do you move up the efficiency scale and place your data centre at the Strategic level? In this report will introduce you to an IBM&...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    Using modular data center design to create a highly efficient data center

    Design and build more energy-efficient enterprise data centers with a proven and adaptable design, has enabled growth by expanding IT capacity with new equipment that helps them meet the unrelenting capacity demands of a growing business. This paper describes how the enterprise modular data center can help your organization keep...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Virtual Base Station Pool: Towards a Wireless Network Cloud for Radio Access Networks

    The mobile Internet has seen tremendous progress due to the standardization efforts around WiMAX, LTE and beyond. Software radio over IT platforms will enable the virtualization of base stations and consolidation of virtual base stations into central pools (a local "Cloud site") with fiber connectivity to towers, which the authors...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Preventing security risks in real time.

    The growth of cloud, mobility, social business and big data mean that botnets, credit card theft, cyber criminals and other external threats pose increasing risk to business continuity, financial stability and brand reputation. Read the white paper, “Preventing security risks in real time,” to learn how this new reality is...

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  • Research // Feb 2013

    Security Intelligence Can Deliver Value Beyond Expectations

    First-generation security intelligence and security incident and event management products have promised a lot, but some of these tools require considerable resources to manage the solution. The growth in security-as-a-service offerings, however, offers an opportunity for information security teams to follow the path successfully laid by many other IT departments....

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2013

    Build a better customer experience with IBM zEnterprise

    Organizations of all sizes are under intense competitive pressure to provide new and improved services. To innovate. To differentiate. To deliver new value. And to do it all for less with fewer resources. There is a solution. On July 23, zEnterprise® gets even better. Come see how you can...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Static and Dynamic Semantics of NoSQL Languages

    The authors present a calculus for processing semi-structured data that spans differences of application area among several novel query languages, broadly categorized as "NoSQL". This calculus lets users define their own operators, capturing a wider range of data processing capabilities, whilst providing a typing precision so far typical only of...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Optimizing the Cloud Infrastructure: Tool Design and a Case Study

    It has been predicted in a Cloud management survey that over 68% of production workloads in USA will be virtualized by 2013, which is almost 25% more than in 2010. However, virtualization will not deliver its full potential unless it is carefully managed to achieve the adequate consolidation density within...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2013

    City of Vernon Improves Collaboration With Jostle, an Intranet Powered by IBM

    As a commercial hub in British Columbia, Canada, the City of Vernon employs 300 full-time staff members. The City of Vernon sought a cost-effective and customizable digital workspace platform to help foster collaboration among employees and strengthen the organization's culture. They chose IBM to overcome the challenge. IBM Business Partner...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2013

    SunTrust Banks, Inc. Improves Access to Accurate Information

    (SunTrust) is one of the leading financial services holding companies in the United States. To enable its relationship managers to quickly access information, SunTrust Banks, Inc. (SunTrust) wanted to bring the enterprise to a cloud-based solution. They chose IBM to overcome these challenges. They implemented IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Cloud...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2013

    Traxpay Creates Financial Transactions Service for Global Corporates

    Traxpay is an innovative financial services company headquartered in Mountain View. Traxpay saw an opportunity to create a new super-fast financial transaction service for midsize and enterprise corporations. Would it be possible to start small and grow fast to meet global demands? Traxpay worked with IBM Business Partner EFiS EDI...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2013

    Verdo A/S Unlocks the Business Opportunities of Deregulation

    Verdo A/S wanted to win new business and become the fourth-largest energy supplier in Denmark when energy-market deregulation went ahead - but its ERP system would not scale cost-effectively. The company implemented a high-performance private cloud platform for its new Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP solution, based on an IBM System...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Cache Restoration for Highly Partitioned Virtualized Systems

    The economics of server consolidation have led to the support of virtualization features in almost all server-class systems, with the related feature set being a subject of significant competition. While most systems allow for partitioning at the relatively coarse grain of a single core, some systems also support multiprogrammed virtualization,...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Automated Information Flow Analysis of Virtualized Infrastructures

    The use of server virtualization has been growing steadily, but many enterprises are still reluctant to migrate critical workloads to such infrastructures. One key inhibitor is the complexity of correctly configuring virtualized cloud infrastructures, and in particular, of isolating workloads or subscribers across all potentially shared physical and virtual resources....

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  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    A Case for Overlays in DCN Virtualization

    Server virtualization has brought about tremendous value to a modern computing landscape and in particular to data center and cloud infrastructures. Virtual server deployments have become ubiquitous in many development and production sites, in cloud infrastructures and in disaster recovery solutions. Network connectivity is a vital aspect of modern computing....

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  • White Papers // May 2013

    IBM SmartCloud: Building a Cloud Enabled Data Center

    Organizations are looking for ways to get more out of their already strained IT infrastructure as they face new technological and economic pressures. They are also trying to satisfy a broad set of users (internal and external to the enterprise) who demand improvements in their Quality of Service (QoS), regardless...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Applying Lean, Six Sigma, BPM, and SOA to Drive Business Results

    Lean Six Sigma unites tools and techniques from Lean and Six Sigma methodologies to produce real results. It uncovers process waste, reduces non-value adding activity, and increases organizational capability. The benefits might even be felt in IT where waste is being removed from application development processes, significantly reducing costs and...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Introduction to IBM Cognos 8 BI for Linux on System Z

    IBM Cognos 8 BI for Linux on System z delivers a broad range of BI capabilities on an open, enterprise-class platform. All capabilities, including viewing, creating and administering reports, analysis, scorecards, dashboards and events are accessed through the web. The IBM Cognos 8 Platform delivers the right capabilities to manage...

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  • White Papers // May 2011

    Options for Sending Z/OS Events to Netcool/OMNIbus and TBSM

    This paper describes several methods for sending z/OS event information to Netcool/OMNIbus and Tivoli Business Service Manager 4.x (which requires the Netcool/OMNIbus platform). It gives examples of various ways of capturing z/OS information and structuring the information into formats usable by Netcool/OMNIbus and TBSM. IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus provides enterprise wide...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    Streamline Enterprise Email with IBM PureFlex System

    Email is a key, critical workload that almost every organization depends on each day. Many IT managers find that large portions of their IT budgets are consumed just to maintain critical workloads, like enterprise email, to keep up with capacity demands and deliver on their service commitments. They find that...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Monitoring Microsoft Windows Services Using IBM Systems Director

    IBM Systems Director, an integral component of IBM's Smarter Systems portfolio, provides systems management personnel with a single-point-of-control, helping reduce IT management complexity and cost. With IBM Systems Director, IT personnel are able to optimize compute and network resources, quickly respond to business requirements with greater delivery flexibility, and attain...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    IBM Virtualization Reference Architecture for Microsoft Hyper-V on System X

    The IBM Virtualization Reference Architecture for Microsoft Hyper-V on System x provides businesses an affordable, interoperable and reliable industry-leading virtualization solution. Validated by the Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track program, the IBM virtualization reference architecture combines Microsoft software, consolidated guidance and validated configurations for compute, network, and storage. The Microsoft...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Hints and Tips for Installing Oracle Database 10g (10.2.0.4 and Up) and 11g on IBM System X3950 M2 with NUMA Enabled

    The purpose of this paper is to provide information that can assist IBM customers and IBM business partners who are installing Oracle 10g (10.2.0.4 and up) or 11g on IBM System x3950 M2 with Linux and NUMA enabled. IBM System x3950 M2 utilizes eX4 technology which is primarily designed for...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    SAS Deployment on IBM Power Servers with IBM Power VM Dedicated-Donating LPARs

    The paper demonstrates the use cases and benefits of deploying the SAS software on IBM Power Systems using dedicated-donating logical partitions (LPARs) on IBM PowerVM hypervisor. It shows an example of how SAS Grid can be deployed on dedicated-donating LPARs. IBM PowerVM provides enterprise virtualization solution for IBM Power Systems...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    SAS Enterprise Applications and IBM Virtual Environments

    Over the past several years, virtualization has been a hot topic of much discussion by IT personnel as a way to reduce cost, improve utilization and responsiveness, and increase flexibility. Although server consolidation still remains the primary reason for using virtualization, application isolation and continuity are also discussed as other...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    Efficiently Deploying SAP Landscapes on the IBM PureFlex System

    This paper provides an overview on how SAP landscapes consisting of the SAP NetWeaver technology layer, SAP Business Suite applications, and complementary SAP modules can be deployed on an IBM PureFlex System. This paper focuses on the IBM POWER processor-based units (IBM POWER nodes) hosting the classical SAP core components,...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Leveraging Power HA for I in an SAP Environment

    The IBM i and its predecessors the iSeries and AS/400 are known for their legendary reliability. However, a single computer system, no matter how resilient, may no longer be sufficient in providing the level of availability required in today's demanding business environment. As companies continue to increases their reliance on...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Using Services to Support a New Generation of ERP in the Midmarket

    Top organizations are looking for a new generation of ERP that supports multi-tiered businesses, is easy to use, flexible, and powerful enough to support a growing organization. Aligning these solutions with a carefully selected service partner can fuel growth and maximize ROI.

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