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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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10 Ways to Boost Computing Performance in Midsize Organizations

With the growing demand for faster business applications and the rapid spread of technology trends like Big Data, computing performance has never been more important. The challenges for midsize businesses are even greater. With fewer resources, IT teams in midmarket organizations need to be able to deliver mission-critical applications at full-horsepower to employees. They also need to be able to do more with less -- more computing power with fewer servers, smaller teams and leaner budgets. This IT Managers' Journal delivers 10 ways IT managers and data center professionals in midsize organizations can deliver more computing power to meet the promises they have made. Topics covered include Linux servers, IBM Power Systems, SAP applications and business systems, a real-world case study showcasing the benefits of replacing underperforming servers, Big Data, techniques for better server management and more. Download this exclusive IT Managers' Journal and learn how to get more out of your data centers today.
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10 Common Problems APM Helps You Solve

Applications in today's distributed, cloud-based IT environment need to perform at their peak at all times. Unfortunately, most do not. And while many developers and IT professionals have Application Performance Management (APM) solutions, they often don't know how to take full advantage of their benefits. This SlashGuide gives IT professionals and developers practical advice they need to get the most out of APM.
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Building Better Code: 10 Ways To Use APM

Every developer works hard to write the best possible code. Achieving excellence is difficult. That's where Application Performance Management (APM) can help. When used properly, APM can help developers gain insight into the performance, scalability, and reliability of their apps. When implemented properly into the development process, APM can give software developers the data and reporting they need to improve the speed and stability of their apps. This SlashGuide gives developers 10 ways they can use APM to improve the quality and performance of the software they ship. Download this exclusive SlashGuide now and start building better apps now.
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APM & Applications Operations: How to Make Apps Run More Efficiently in the Age of the Cloud

As enterprises have embraced IT trends like cloud computing and virtualization, their operational needs have evolved. Application performance is more important now than ever. But operating applications at peak performance is difficult in the dynamic world of cloud-based applications. That's why many enterprise IT departments now have Applications Operations groups whose task it is to ensure that applications run efficiently across these complex IT stacks. This SlashGuide gives IT managers a scorecard they can use to identify APM solutions that will deliver more efficient application performance.
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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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IBM PureApplication System for IBM WebSphere Application Server workloads

"Businesses that depend on web applications are constantly looking for ways to increase the efficiency of developing new applications and reduce the complexity of administering the environment. But many of the tasks required for application development, configuration and deployment are time consuming and expensive. IT is under pressure to control these costs while ensuring that applications will run smoothly and web-based interactions will be fast, responsive and secure. The complementary capabilities of IBM® WebSphere® Application Server and IBM PureApplication™ System can help address these challenges. This paper describes how organizations can save time and money through consolidation and acceleration of applications onto a flexible IBM PureApplication System environment with built-in expertise."
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Empowering your organization through patterns of expertise

The skills needed to quickly design, test, configure and integrate solutions into today’s complex IT environments can be costly and scarce. IT managers may find themselves unable to develop and deploy applications and supporting systems as quickly and efficiently as they would like, even in virtual and cloud environments. As a result, businesses may lack the agility needed to be successful in a fast-paced, competitive environment. To address these challenges, IBM® PureSystems™ offerings provide patterns of expertise designed to deliver: Faster time-to-value; reduced costs and resources; lower risk and reduced errors; Essentially, a pattern is a recurring solution to a standard problem. This paper is intended to give business decision makers and IT executives an understanding of IBM PureSystems patterns—what they are, how they work and why they can provide exceptional value to an organization.
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FREE VIRTUAL APPLIANCE: Discover the performance of your applications across the network, web, VDI, database, and storage tiers.

After a 15-minute installation of the ExtraHop Discovery Edition, you will be able to:

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    WebSphere Application Server Liberty Profile compared to Tomcat

    Make an informed decision when choosing your application serving environment. Does it matter if your developers use open source software while your enterprise has standardized on a commercial application server? You bet it does. Learn the facts of TCO and performance in this comparison of IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty Profile to Apache Tomcat.

    Sponsored by IBM and Intel

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    The Total Economic Impact of WebSphere Application Server

    There are many great things to come out of open source initiatives, not the least of which is innovation. But relying on an open source application server for your most critical customer-facing apps may not be the smartest strategy. Consider the security, integrity, scalability, and ultimately lower TCO of the proven IBM WebSphere Application Server for your enterprise.
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    Deploying Cloud with IBM System x

    As a small or medium-sized business, knowing which infrastructure investments you need to make to improve your business is easy. The struggle is being able to apply your finite resources for long-term benefits when the day-to-day demands of your business keep your IT assets more than busy. A private cloud is one of those solutions that deliver immediate and impactful benefits with minimal pain. Read this brief e-guide to see how a private cloud on IBM® System x® servers, powered by the latest Intel® Xeon® processors, can accelerate the journey to smarter computing for your enterprise.

    Intel, the Intel logo, Xeon and Xeon Inside are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.
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    A Rational approach to integration testing

    Developers must deliver high-quality applications while limiting their testing expenses. In this challenging environment, a combination of automated integration testing and test virtualization can enable test teams to improve software quality and keep up with the rate of change.
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