IBM DB2 and SAP software: Optimized for accelerated analytics

The enterprise database provides the critical foundation for any SAP implementation. It must deliver exceptional performance for timely decision making while controlling costs and complexity. IBM® DB2® is uniquely designed to fulfill this need. This brochure highlights: IBM® DB2® with BLU Acceleration includes new capabilities that help enhance performance, simplify management and reduce the total cost of ownership for organizations using the SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse application.
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Go Beyond APM with Real-Time IT Operations Analytics

Operations teams stand at the intersection of IT and the business. As a result, business success increasingly depends on how quickly IT Operations teams resolve problems and respond to new demands. This white paper details how IT operations teams can harness the wealth of wire data already flowing through their environment for real-time operational intelligence. With correlated, cross-tier visibility only available through wire data, IT teams can answer the question, "What is happening in my environment right now?"
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BYOD Without Tears

This white paper looks at the challenges of integrating BYOD within corporate networks and avoid compromised connectivity or performance for established wired and wireless users.
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10 Ways SMB’s Can Accelerate Workload Deployments

While many IT professionals know that a good reference architecture can improve business performance, many still aren't sure how to pick the right one. And more importantly, a section of these IT pros -- especially those in SMBs -- still don't know how the right reference architecture can speed up their crucial business processes. The best reference architectures can help IT pros deal with the constant demands to implement new workloads, expand existing ones, and keep the current. This IT Managers' Journal is designed to help IT professionals better understand the role the right reference architecture can play in their businesses -- and how they can get the most out of it. The systems profiled in this journal make it easy to meet the demands of the business, propel growth, and help your business gain a competitive edge. Download this IT Manager's Journal to learn more.
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Patterns for Cloud Computing

This IBM® Redbooks® Solution Guide explains the business and technical value of emerging patterns of expertise in cloud computing, with specific applicability to IBM PureApplication™ System, IBM Workload Deployer, IBM SmartCloud® Orchestrator, and IBM SmartCloud Application Services. It explains how patterns help companies use the different cloud environments that IBM offers.
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Thinking outside the data warehouse

The IBM portfolio combines data warehousing, business analytics and information management software, hardware and solutions. Businesses can use IBM technologies to increase agility, boost performance, lower TCO, maximize value of data assets and make better decisions, faster.
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The Big Data Zoo—Taming the Beasts

Big data is probably the single most important trend in information usage for both business and IT in the past decade. It is changing the way companies make decisions, do business, succeed or fail. Using information and insights intelligently to anticipate and profit from change.
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Multi-Mode Notebooks & the Next Wave of End User Computing

With the rapid adoption of tablets, smart phones, touch interfaces and "always on" connectivity, the last few years have seen tremendous changes in the way users interact with information. Users no longer simply rely on notebooks to create critical business information on local computers, they use them to create, consume, research, collaborate and communicate in a 24 hour a day, globally connected business environment.
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15 Steps to Reducing Security Risks In Enterprise Mobility

This checklist will help you identify the key steps to take to minimize the potential for security breaches and loss of data associated with mobile devices. Although every enterprise is unique, these 15 points will provide you with a strong foundation for assessing your current mobile security plans and identifying aspects that may need more attention.

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Determining Enterprise Readiness to Support Employee Owned Devices

The use of employee-owned devices (EODs) within the enterprise has exploded in just two short years. In a number of cases, the use has preceded the implementation of processes and structures to fully support them. As a result, organizations must quickly catch up. Enterprises need a cohesive plan that addresses each of the key elements of supporting EODs. This checklist looks at the most important elements that will help you determine your current level of readiness to support this mega-trend, while spelling out the key processes, approaches and best practices needed to enable it.

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