Servers

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  • Videos // Nov 2014

    Platform Computing Cloud Service Demo: Analytics Use Case

    To quickly and economically meet new and peak demands, Platform LSF (SaaS) and Platform Symphony (SaaS) workload management as well as Elastic Storage on Cloud data management software can be delivered as a service, complete with SoftLayer cloud infrastructure and 24x7 support for technical computing and service-oriented workloads. Watch this...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IBM Application Ready Solution for Algorithmics

    The IBM Application Ready Solution for Algorithmics is a reference architecture based on Algorithmics software running on HPC (High Performance Computing). This reference architecture mainly covers the topic of technical computing architecture for Algo One solutions. It also covers other Algorithmics solutions that support software products developed by IBM Algorithmics...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Enabling High Performance Financial Risk Analytics

    Basel III, Dodd-Frank, and other regulations have and are changing the way Financial Markets conduct business from trading (front office) to risk management (middle office) to accounting (back office). Financial regulations are mandating stricter risk management across the trade life-cycle. In this series of videos, IBM and Societe Generale focus...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Best Technology Infrastructure Provider to Sell-Side'- Sell-Side Technology Awards 2013

    An article detailing the IBM Platform Computing Win of 'Best Infrastructure Provider to Sell-Side' - Sell-Side Technology Awards 2013

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Excelian HPC Maturity Benchmark Report

    Grid technology is a proven solution for large scale compute intensive financial calculations such as risk analytics .

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Boosting the performance of Hadoop workloads with IBM Platform Symphony

    In an audited benchmark conducted by STAC®, the Securities Technology Analysis Center, InfoSphere BigInsights for Hadoop was found to deliver an approximate 4x performance gain on average over open source Hadoop running jobs derived from production workload traces. This is the result of using IBM Platform Symphony, and advanced low-latency...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Mitigating IT Risk for Financial Risk Analytics

    In today’s stringent financial services regulatory environment with exponential growth of data and dynamic business requirements, Risk Analytics has become integral to businesses. IBM Algorithmics provides very sophisticated analyses for a wide range of economic scenarios that better quantify risk for multiple departments within a firm, or across the enterprise....

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IBM Platform Symphony

    IBM Platform Symphony Evaluation

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  • Videos // Nov 2014

    Software Defined Storage for Dummies Webinar

    Learn how to manage storage growth, cost and complexity, while increasing storage performance and data availability with IBM Software Defined Storage solutions including the IBM General parallel File System (GPFS).

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Harnessing Public Clouds in HPC: Are all Infrastructure Providers Created Equal?

    This paper evaluates the merits and challenges of using public clouds for HPC. Public clouds suit certain type of HPC workloads they are inadequate for others. It further shows that Amazon EC2’s CCI service is the best general choice for most HPC workloads.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Could the “C” in HPC Stand for Cloud?

    This paper examines aspects of computing important in HPC and how they are affected by various virtualization technologies. Platform Cluster Manager – Advanced Edition optimizes that environment after jobs have been scheduled and new jobs have been submitted.

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  • Videos // Nov 2014

    Cabot Partners - Platform Symphony 5 Minute Product Video

    This short video provides an animated tour of IBM Platform Symphony, a service-oriented grid computing solution from IBM for compute and data intensive analytic applications. This overview will explain how customers can achieve better performance and save cost with low-latency scheduling and advanced resource sharing.

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  • Videos // Nov 2014

    Reduce Data Management Costs & Say Goodbye to Bottlenecks

    This brief webcast will cover the new and enhanced capabilities of Elastic Storage (GPFS) 4.1, including native encryption and secure erase, flash-accelerated performance, network performance monitoring, global data sharing, NFS data migration and more.

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  • Podcasts // Nov 2014

    Quickly Address Spikes in Infrastructure Demand

    View this short webcast to learn how the new IBM Platform Computing Cloud Service running on IBM SoftLayer infrastructure delivers a versatile, application-ready cluster in the cloud for organizations that need to quickly and economically add computing capacity.

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  • Videos // Nov 2014

    Maximize the Agility of Your Distributed Computing Environment

    View this series of short webcasts to learn how IBM Platform Computing products can help you ‘maximize the agility of your distributed computing environment’ by improving operational efficiency, simplify user experience, optimize application using and license sharing, address spikes in infrastructure demand and reduce data management costs.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    The Hidden Cost of Open Source

    Platform HPC enables HPC customers to side-step many overhead cost and support issues that often plague open-source environments and enable them to deploy powerful, easy to use clusters.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Top 5 Challenges for Hadoop MapReduce in Enterprise

    Platform Symphony is an enterprise-class server platform that delivers low-latency, scaled-out MapReduce workloads. It supports multiple applications running concurrently so that organizations can increase utilization across all resources resulting in a high return on investment.

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  • Videos // Nov 2014

    Platform Symphony and InfoSphere BigInsights HD

    This short video provides an animated tour of the integration of IBM Platform Symphony and Infosphere BigInsights and how the integration can help you better leverage the opportunities presented by big data to improve decision making thereby positioning your enterprise to outflank competitors and win in the global marketplace.

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  • Videos // Nov 2014

    Reduce Cost with Hadoop Analytics

    Join Gartner, Inc. and IBM Platform Computing for an informative webinar where you will learn how to combine best of breed analytic solutions to provide a low latency, shared big data infrastructure. This helps government IT departments make faster decisions by analyzing massive amounts of data, improving security, detecting fraud, enabling...

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  • Videos // Nov 2014

    IBM Platform Symphony 5.2 Demo

    IBM Platform Symphony software delivers powerful enterprise-class management for running compute and data intensive distributed applications on a scalable, shared grid. This demonstration, aimed at architects and IT personnel, illustrates how Platform Symphony can runs compute-intensive workloads concurrently with multiple Hadoop "Big Data" workloads on a common infrastructure, dialing priorities...

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  • Videos // Nov 2014

    Optimize Application License Use and Sharing

    A web seminar explaining how IBM Platform products can help dynamically manage software license resources ensuring that licenses are optimally utilized, leading to improved productivity, and the containment of costs.

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  • Videos // Nov 2014

    IBM Platform Computing Maximizes CME Group's Computation Power and Performance

    Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), one of the world’s largest derivatives exchange, handles over 12 million contracts daily. CME is using high performance IBM Platform Symphony grid management software to power its Standard Portfolio Analysis of Risk (SPAN) application to comply with new Dodd-Frank based reporting requirements, enabling the firm to...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IBM Fraud Analytics for End-to-End Insight Across the Business

    With the global cost of fraud and money laundering reaching trillions of dollars a year, organizations around the globe must take action to combat fraud without compromising business performance. IBM can help enterprises integrate big data analytics throughout their offices for deeper, real-time insight into fraud prevention. Combining advanced software,...

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  • Videos // Nov 2014

    Low-latency Hadoop for Risk Analytics with Platform Symphony

    Financial firms running monte-carlo simulations in support market and credit risk applications are increasingly looking to Hadoop to incorporate unstructured data for higher fidelity models. A distinct of advantage of IBM Platform Symphony is that customers can share the same grid environment between existing risk applications and multiple Hadoop instances...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    The Impact of Credit Value Adjustment (CVA)

    In response to regulations, banks are adopting more rigorous stress tests and risk exposure calculations. Societe Generale and IBM highlight the importance of CVA (Part 2 of 3)

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  • Analyst Briefings // Dec 2013

    NSS Labs Network Intrusion Prevention System Product Analysis- IBM GX7800

    Learn how IBM performed in the latest NSS Labs testing, exploring the security effectiveness and performance characteristics of the GX7800 intrusion prevention appliance. This analyst paper covers: How IBM achieved an exploit block rate of 95.7% Ratings for stability/reliability and evasion Performance ratings based on "real-world" scenarios

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  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    2014 Selecting a Managed Security Services Provider: Top 10 Criteria

    A white paper discussing the benefits of outsourcing managed security services and outlining effective strategies, as well as 10 of the most important criteria to consider, when choosing a managed security services provider.

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  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Server Managed Services - Integrated Managed Infrastructure

    This service profile provides an overview of Server Managed Services - Integrated managed infrastructure and explains what you can expect from implementation. The paper includes an overview, information on planning and implementation, service delivery, and detailed service descriptions.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Bon-Ton Stores: Maximizing Peak Capacity; Minimizing Stack Costs

    In 2013, Bon Ton Stores invested in upgrading IT, continuing to update and expand its eCommerce sites, and launching a new mobile site supporting delivery of promotions and online purchasing. A central aspect of this technology upgrade involved the replacement of an x86 server environment, supporting eCommerce with ten IBM®...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2014

    IT Informatik Case Study

    IT-Informatik chose a full virtualization strategy, based on IBM® PowerLinux™ servers with IBM PowerVM® virtualization and Live Partition Mobility, to manage its SAP hosting services. The new solution slashes IT operational costs by more than 50 percent and enables IT-Informatik to set up new customer environments 80 percent faster.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    GHY International: Linux, Key workloads, Density & Efficiency with IBM Power Systems

    Case study on the business value provided to GHY International by Linux on Power - an analyst paper

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Gabriel Consulting: Linux is the System of Choice

    The term ‘Big Data’ is hard to escape these days as more and more enterprises begin to build out their analytic infrastructures, and more and more vendors start to pitch products to fulfill these needs. Gabriel Consulting – BigInsights & Streams: Why Linux on is the System of Choice –...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Building a Next-Generation Identity and Access Management Program

    Think for a moment about all the employees, customers and business partners who need access to your enterprise resources—using all sorts of different devices in all sorts of locations. Today’s identity and access management solutions need to do more than just “let the good guys in and keep the bad...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IBM DB2 for SAP: A No-Compromise Transactional and Analytic Database Platform (IDC)

    This white paper is written for SAP customers evaluating their infrastructure choices, discussing database technology evolution and options available. It is not easy to put forth a black-and-white choice as the SAP workloads straddle both real-time analytics and extreme transaction processing, and infrastructure choices can now be vast, given technology...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Sto AG: High-Speed Storage Technology Raises Sales Order Capacity By 50 Percent to Match Explosive Growth

    Manufacturer Sto realized that its order-processing capabilities would soon be outpaced by fast-growing business volumes, a scenario that could lead to lost orders or late deliveries. Sto upgraded its data storage and server systems to the latest IBM technologies, accelerating key production and back- office processes by up to 99...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Innovations to IBM Power Systems for the Virtualization, Multitenancy, and Cloud Demands of the 3rd Platform (IDC)

    IDC expects that with the POWER8 release, IBM will continue to support the types of performance and RAS features that have kept Power Systems at the forefront of platforms supporting mission-critical systems. In addition, with POWER8, IBM is introducing a series of new innovations such as greater multithreading, support for...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Bloor Research - DB2 BLU Acceleration on IBM Power Systems: How it Compares.

    In this paper we consider the relative merits of IBM DB2 with BLU Acceleration running on Power Systems as compared to SAP HANA, Oracle Exadata and Microsoft SQL Server running on x86-based platforms.

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  • Product Specs // Nov 2014

    PowerLinux vs. Windows for SAP Deployments (Solitare Interglobal)

    PowerLinux versus Windows for SAP Deployment, Solitaire has produced a succinct comparison of SAP ERP services (excluding appliance services) running on both Windows and PowerLinux platforms. The data shows clear advantages for PowerLinux in areas such as reliability, efficiency, and staffing needs.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Business Impacts on SAP Deployments (Solitaire)

    The move to enterprise applications such as SAP has been a prevalent trend for many years. As more organizations implement the integrated enterprise processing and business support, the challenge of selecting the correct platform has increased. The very nature of an ERP system makes the selection of the platform difficult,...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    The Impact of Placing IBM’s Integrated Facility for Linux on IBM Power Systems

    At Clabby Analytics, we believe that IBM’s new Power Systems IFLs will be wildly successful for two reasons: 1) historical precedence; and, 2) the need for more powerful enterprise-class Linux servers (servers that can offer more capacity, better throughput, and richer Qualities-of-Service [QoS] than offered by alternative x86 processor/system designs)...

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