Get the performance you need to turn data into business insights
The analysis of data drives decisions at business of all shapes and sizes. And in our connected world, the amount of data is growing rapidly. Much of this data is unstructured, coming from sources such as blogs, Web content, email and social networks.
IBM offers solutions based on System x® servers that help businesses analyze and extract information from this sea of data, regardless of where it resides, in real time.
IBM Smart Analytics System
The IBM Smart Analytics System is an integrated platform that provides broad analytics capabilities on a powerful warehouse foundation with IBM server and storage. There are two flavors based on System x servers.
The IBM Smart Analytics System 5600
The System 5600 provides warehousing and analytics capabilities designed for growth at an attractive entry point. It offers a breadth of business analytic capabilities that include business intelligence reporting, analysis, dashboarding, data mining, cubing services, and text analytics. A cluster of System x3650 M3 servers power all of the 5600 modules -- warehouse, BI, data, failover, and administration. The IBM System x3650 M3 provides outstanding performance for mission-critical applications.
The IBM Smart Analytics System 5710
The System 5710 is an affordable solution ideal for smaller business environments. Like its big brothers, the System 5710 is a ready-to-use analytics solution that includes a preconfigured integration of analytics software, powerful data warehouse, hardware, and services. Available in three configurations the Smart Analytics System 5710 is built around the System x3630, a storage-rich, dual-socket, 2U server offering high performance and a maximum storage capacity of 28 terabytes for a low cost per terabyte.
IBM Systems solution for SAP HANA
The IBM Systems solution for SAP HANA is a workload optimized solution that provides easy to order, preconfigured models that enable real-time analytics for SAP operational data. Based on IBM eX5 servers, SAP HANA appliance software lets business users instantly access, model and analyze all of their business transactional and analytical data from virtually any data source in real time, in a single environment — without impacting existing applications or systems.
IBM offers several workload optimized models, optimally designed and certified for SAP HANA.
- IBM System x3690 X5: Workload optimized solution for SAP HANA models offer you two processors and a choice of 128GB or 256GB of memory with 2TB of solid state disk storage.
- IBM System x3950 X5: Workload optimized solution for SAP HANA models leverage the scalability of eX5 and offer the capability to pay as you grow from a 2 processor, 256GB configuration to an 8 processor 1TB configuration.
An IBM success story: Colgate-Palmolive
IBM System x3950 X5 Workload Optimized Solution for SAP HANA helps Colgate-Palmolive get results 20 times faster than before.
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