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  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    SAP Virtual Appliances with IBM Smart Cloud Entry on IBM PureSystems

    Cloud computing is a IT consumption and delivery model that offers new levels of scalability, self-service and collaboration necessary for tackling the world's most complex issues. This new delivery model, "Cloud computing" can significantly reduce IT costs for SAP operations in users organization. From the SAP end user perspective, cloud...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Running Telcordia OSS Fulfillment Solutions on IBM PowerVM Technology

    As CEOs and CIOs in the telecom industry look at private and public cloud computing implementations, Operations Support System (OSS) application vendors are making sure their applications are ready to be deployed in a such environment. IBM and Telcordia have teamed up to make Telcordia applications ready for cloud computing....

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    IBM SmartCloud for Oracle Applications

    The widening functional scope of Oracle application and technology products, combined with increased interconnectedness in business processes has led to complex and inflexible IT environments that can hinder a company's ability to quickly adapt to changing demands. The solution to this challenge is cloud computing, which provides a dynamic infrastructure...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    SAP BusinessObjects and IBM I

    SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence is a flexible, scalable, and reliable solution for delivering powerful, interactive Business Intelligence (BI) reports to end users using any web application - intranet, extranet, Internet or the corporate portal. Whether it is used for distributing weekly sales reports, providing customers with personalized service offerings, or...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Why Business Intelligence

    In the '50s economic boom, when demand and production were very high, the only concern of the companies was to introduce the product to as many customers as possible: was born the mass marketing. The '70s were a decade marked by strong social conflicts and economic crisis, where demand starts...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2011

    IBM Cognos 8 : Reference Architecture

    In the paper "Why Business Intelligence ", the authors saw that the term Business Intelligence now belonging to the culture of marketing, was coined in 1989 by an analyst of Gartner Group to represent a class of tools and applications to solve the problems of corporate information's, especially the problems...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Oracle e-Business Suite Release 12 Installation and Tips for IBM AIX

    Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 (R12) is a fully integrated, comprehensive suite of business applications for the enterprise. As such, there are many details to consider in the installation of Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12. These details range from ensuring installation prerequisites are in place to performing ongoing maintenance by...

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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 // Sep 2012

    Authenticating Customers with Nuance Voice Biometrics Solutions

    User already knows that user need to deliver consistent, effective customer service (over various channels) that is secure and cost effective. But how? Today various customer care channels are available, such as web portals, Smartphone apps, Interactive Voice Response (IVR), and contact centers. These channels tend to begin with a...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Guiding Smarter Interactions with the Cincom Adaptive Guidance Solution

    Today's customers expect an efficient, personalized, high-quality experience every time they connect with a company. This new reality puts additional pressure on companies in this highly competitive and quickly changing business environment. At the same time, companies have an ongoing mandate to manage costs, improve productivity, and increase revenue. Cincom...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Developing a Long-Term EDI Strategy With IBM B2B Cloud Services

    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) was the standard for exchanging business transactions, purchase orders, invoices, shipping notices, and electronic funds transfers for over 25 years. In the last 10 years, EDI evolved with newer technology, especially with the ubiquity of the Internet. Because of these technological advancements, EDI is nearly as...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Workforce Management and Adaptive Execution for Midsize and Large Retailers

    Retail chains spend millions of dollars a year planning their strategies for merchandising, promotions, product offering, customer service, and workforce management. But it can be a long way from a retailer's corporate offices to the selling floor. Along the way, inconsistent execution of the plans of corporate marketing, IT, merchandising,...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Taking Advantage of SAS in an IBM ZEnterprise Multiplatform Environment

    Today's enterprise CEOs recognize that business analytics are critical to the success of many functions, such as marketing, product pricing, demand prediction, supply chain optimization, and customer relationship management. Incorporating analytics into user's business can increase revenues, improve processes, reduce costs, and help user to more effectively target customers. Insightful...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    BIO-Key Biometric Service Provider for IBM Security Access Manager for Enterprise Single Sign-On

    A critical challenge that virtually every organization faces is protecting internal and customer data and making access to the systems and applications that hold that data as convenient as possible. Striking the necessary balance of security and convenience starts with authenticating users accurately and quickly. But passwords, the traditional method...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Analytics in a Big Data Environment

    The intelligence community is facing a grand analytics challenge. The volume, velocity, and variety of data are growing exponentially, and the needle-in-the-haystack problem threatens to become significantly worse. Whether an organization wants to better detect enemies, protect its infrastructure from cyber terrorism, or formalize its understanding of a situation, it...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Build a Smarter Data Center with Juniper Networks QFabric

    To respond to the forces of change in today's business environment, organizations need flexible and cost-effective IT infrastructures. Many are taking a new approach by consolidating and virtualizing their IT resources - servers, storage, applications, networks, and even desktops. Virtualization decouples hardware and software resources from their physical implementation and...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    WebSphere Transaction Cluster Facility

    As with many companies, user likely has an IT environment that includes multiple, diverse technology platforms, applications, and assets. Furthermore, user is probably under constant pressure to rationalize and reduce this environment to a smaller set of target platforms and infrastructure that can enable cost reduction and reduce complexity. Although...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    Exploiting IBM SAFR to Solve Financial Accounting Challenges

    Financial services companies face tremendous challenges related to information processing and financial reporting. Some of these challenges are caused by massive increases in both the amount of data and the complexity of financial systems that have occurred in recent years. Others are related to expanded regulatory demands for data transparency...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2011

    The Business Value of the Jazz Architecture: How the Right Architectural Choices Unlock the Value of Lifecycle Tools

    Almost as soon as software development entered the business mainstream, it evolved from being the work of a small handful of programmers to the product of a team operating within a recognizable lifecycle, incorporating identifiable activities of requirements definition, design, coding and test. Just as rapidly, practitioners and project managers...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2011

    Cloud Computing and the Value of zEnterprise

    Like many companies, users business probably has an IT environment that encompasses multiple, diverse information technology assets that require significant staff and budget to configure and manage. This complexity poses challenges to IT organizations as they try to keep pace with the increasing demand for more services. User need to...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2011

    Taking Back Control of Your IT Infrastructure: Consolidating to a Data Center in a Box

    Businesses today are innovating rapidly and the impact on the IT infrastructure is significant. Innovations such as SOA, Web 2.0, analytics, and even cloud computing can increase the IT infrastructure and also increase the complexity of the environment. The IT infrastructure needs to be well designed and planned, and ready...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Integrated Servicemanagement and Cloudcomputing: More Than Just Technology Best Friends

    While the business side and user community have long had an appreciation of services-based thinking, many IT organizations are just beginning to adopt the principles behind service management and its benefits. Following the successes of process re-engineering, IT (and its customers) came to understand that they were providing and consuming...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Batch Processing with WebSphere Compute Grid: Delivering Business Value to the Enterprise

    Batch processing is a mission critical workload for the enterprise. End of day/month/year reporting, bulk account processing for credit scores and assessing interest, and reconciling banking activities are just a few examples of tasks carried out with batch processing. Whether they like it or not or even are cognizant of...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Distributed Caching for Performance and Scalability: Save Time and Money with the WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance

    Businesses today face many challenges in meeting their growing IT requirements. Investments made years ago in networks and infrastructure is aging. As the business grows, the challenge becomes how to use the existing infrastructure at its highest capacity to handle the growth in business. Scalability is the ability of a...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Business Intelligence Solutions on the IBM System X3850 X5 Using XIV Storage

    Business Intelligence (BI) is defined as the technology used to extract useful information from the vast amount of data that a business has been collecting over time. The information extracted can then be used by decision makers to guide their business to success. IBM builds, tests, and publishes reference configurations...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    IBM Passenger Rail Reservation Service

    IBM Passenger Rail Reservation Service (PRRS) is a workload optimized offering that consists of a set of industry-specific accelerators and middleware. It can be used by a passenger rail company, Systems Integrator (SI), or Independent Software Vendor (ISV) to accelerate the time to value in the creation of a highly...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    IBM SPSS Predictive Analytics: Optimizing Decisions at the Point of Impact

    Predictive analytics helps connect data to effective action by drawing reliable conclusions about current conditions and future events. It enables organizations to make predictions and then proactively act upon that insight to drive better business outcomes and achieve measurable competitive advantage. In this IBM Redguide publication, the authors explore IBM...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Energy Efficiency Incentives for the Data Center: Assessment and Measurement

    There are many reasons why companies consider undertaking energy efficiency projects. Use of energy by the global population, particularly the burning of fossil fuels, has a negative impact on the environment; reducing energy consumption is one way to limit the damage. Being environmentally responsible is a reward in itself, but...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    IBM Cognos Business Intelligence V10.1 Intelligence Unleashed

    Organizations are pressured constantly to understand and react quickly to information. In addition, the complexity and volumes of data for all aspects of the environments in which organizations operate is increasing. Markets, regulatory environments, customer and supplier data, competitive information, and internal operational information all impact how data is viewed...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Discover, Interact, and Optimize for Smarter Healthcare with BPM Powered by Smart SOA

    This IBM Redguide describes one of the most significant challenges in healthcare today: the need for healthcare providers to affect patient care positively and proactively in the face of increasing patient load and information overload. However, the healthcare industry has been slow to embrace Information Technology (IT) solutions that can...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Consolidating Large Microsoft SQL Server Databases on the IBM System X3850 X5 with Microsoft Hyper-V

    An increasing number of customers are adopting server consolidation these days to curb the growing cost of managing and maintaining their IT infrastructure growth. IT administrators are increasingly faced with physical servers that run at low utilization levels. With significant and recent developments in server virtualization technology, customers are looking...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Evaluating Whether Open Source Application Server Software Is Right for Your Company

    This IBM Redguide publication provides a framework for evaluating whether open source application server software is appropriate for Users Company. It begins with an overview of the philosophy and methodology inherent in open source software development, and highlights the potential benefits and pitfalls of incorporating this model in user's organization....

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    IBM ZEnterprise System: Smart Infrastructure for Today's Heterogeneous Business Applications

    Did user find focusing too much on users IT infrastructure these days - and not enough on providing value to users business? Increasingly, business applications span heterogeneous platforms, appliances and devices, and this wide range of resources creates real issues for IT shops trying to meet business objectives. Simply adding...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Smarter Banking, Horizontal Integration, and Scalability

    Today's economies and commodity markets are swinging rapidly, barriers to global competition are disappearing, and empowered customers are changing preferences and expectations faster than businesses can respond. Historically, banking processes have been bounded by the IT systems that drive them, and integration has been implemented through batch processing and data...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    High Availability and Disaster Recovery Planning: Next-Generation Solutions for Multiserver IBM Power Systems Environments

    In a volatile and technology-dependent business climate, downtime, whether it is planned or unplanned, is costly. According to a recent IDC report, 1 the cost of IT downtime to organizations can range from thousands to millions of dollars per hour. A 2009 study published by the Information Availability Institute effectively...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Consolidation of Microsoft SQL Server Instances on the IBM System X3850 X5 with Microsoft Hyper-V

    An increasing number of customers are adopting server consolidation these days to curb the growing cost of managing and maintaining their exploding infrastructure. IT administrators are surrounded by physical servers that run at low utilizations levels. With significant developments in server virtualization technology in the last few years, the timing...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    A Conceptual Model for Event Processing Systems

    This IBM Redguide publication introduces a Conceptual Model for Event Processing. This model is described in terms of an underlying Event Processing Network and an associated Conceptual Architecture for Event Processing, which provides a conceptual view of the event processing architecture and the key components required to build useful event...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    Rapid WebSphere Application Server Provisioning with WebSphere CloudBurst Appliance

    Cloud computing is a concept that describes the pooling of computing resources in a "Cloud" to provide a single source of computing power to multiple users. The cloud manager provides a self-service deployment interface that maintains permissions, information about cloud artifacts such as virtual images and patterns, and resource usage...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    IBM Z/Transaction Processing Facility: Overview and Enterprise Integration Using SOA

    IT executives and decision makers are under constant pressure to deliver simultaneously near-term cost savings while also modernizing IT architectures and systems to allow the business to respond more rapidly to, and to take advantage of, changing market conditions. In the past, some IT executives were given a budget and...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Ready to Access DB2 for Z/OS Data on Solid-State Drives

    The traditional storage technology for most large computer systems consists of spinning disks, which are known today as Hard Disk Drives (HDDs), but Solid-State Drives (SSDs) have been gaining momentum lately. SSDs are much more expensive than HDDs, but the price is expected to drop and might in the future...

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