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Along with small businesses, midsize businesses make up nearly 65% of the global GDP. IBM and its Business Partners are helping a vast array of these nimble, innovative companies find and seize opportunities. Read their stories here.

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Could a smarter hotel make a guest feel more at home?

The Dragon Hotel, a midsize service company located in Hangzhou, China, redefined what it means to make its guests comfortable. Working with IBM, they launched a smart card program that automates and streamlines common hotel functions for patrons. View the mini documentary Video Based on radio frequency identification technology, the system automatically registers visitors upon arrival, directs them to their rooms, customizes temperature and entertainment center settings and even records their attendance at hotel conferences. The use of patron recognition features to automate hotel functions allows Dragon to offer a personalized, customized experience that dramatically heightens customer satisfaction.  At the same time, it delivers increased visibility into hotel operations and hospitality systems driving improvements in staff productivity and overall efficiency. It's a smarter approach to customer service that has helped make Dragon the first 5-star hotel in Hangzhou, and likely the most efficient.

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IBM Business Partners are a global network of experts, providing solutions to companies all over the world. With the help of IBM, these Business Partners are able to grow their businesses and connect with other IBM Business Partners worldwide.

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IBM Business Partners Driving Results

With the help of IBM, Business Partners are driving results for their clients on a Smarter Planet. IBM Business Partners now have access to more resources and opportunities than ever before.

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Fuel Innovation on a Smarter Planet: Learn how IBM Business Partners Help Midsize Businesses

See how IBM Business Partners and IBMers are working together to help midsize companies work smarter and to solve business problems, not just IT issues.

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IBM Cognos. Meaningful insights leading to action.

Companies like Dragon Hotel are constantly looking to use technology to work smarter. And many are relying on business analytics solutions like IBM Cognos to turn data into intelligence.

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Making the Smarter Planet a Reality for Midsize Businesses

Learn more about the opportunities for success and strategies for becoming smarter, as Ed Abrams, VP of Marketing for IBM Midmarket, discusses the realities of Smarter Planet, specifically focusing on midsize businesses.

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Midsize Companies Fuel Growth on a Smarter Planet - Learn How

See how three midsize companies are working with IBM and its Business Partners to thrive on a smarter planet by turning ideas into results.

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Inside the Midmarket: A 2011 Perspective

70% of midsize companies are pursuing analytics solutions. 66% are adopting the cloud. And 75% are planning IT upgrades. Learn about the IBM study of more than 2,000 midsize companies in over 20 countries, to see how they’re shifting from cost cutting to growth opportunities.

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Gruppo Intergea Creates Stronger IT Security with the Help of an IBM Business Partner

Learn how an IBM Business Partner helped a midsize car dealership and service company, Gruppo Intergea, increase sales by 12% through better network security, compliance management and data protection.

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Sun World Improves Business Growth with the Help of IBM and Our Business Partners

Video detailing how the IBM Cognos solution provides real-time business analytics reporting to analyze operations data and improve harvesting efficiency for Sun World.

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GSMS Protects Products and Patients with the Help of IBM and Our Business Partners

Video detailing how IBM and our Business Partners are helping midsize pharmaceutical manufacturing and specialty packaging companies, like GSMS, protect against counterfeit drugs using RFID tracking technology.

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Rosenau Transport Optimizes Operations with the Help of IBM and Our Business Partners

Video detailing how IBM and our Business Partners are helping midsize transport companies, like Rosenau, perform more efficiently.

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Explore the Engines of a Smarter Planet

They employ much of the world's workforce and make up most of the global GDP. See how IBM and its Business Partners are helping a vast array of these nimble, innovative companies find and seize opportunities. Discover how IBM solutions can help your midsize business level the playing field on a smarter planet.

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