Transform business with a big data and analytics infrastructure for new levels of insight
Instantaneous transactions. The Internet of Things. Video images. Social interactions. The traditional infrastructure was never designed to handle big data workloads like these – much less turn information into insight for decision making, predictive analysis or real-time reporting. You could end up with performance, quality or security issues that impact the business.
To grow customer engagement, optimize operations and spark innovation, you need to improve the access to and availability of your enterprise data. IBM offers technologies to help you scale, speed and store big data and analytics applications in the right infrastructure.
Analytics at the speed of business
Act on insights in real time
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Enable shared, security-rich access to data
Your organization needs trustworthy access to all relevant information no matter what it is or where it resides. IBM solutions include:
Why access matters for big data and analytics
Data comes from different sources and in various formats – but it’s only useful if you can get it.
You need the right IT infrastructure to access information in context and derive insights.
For optimal access, your IT infrastructure needs to have fast and efficient data storage.
IT infrastructure needs to be scalable, and use data tiering and compression for best access.
Fast analytics for different workloads
Optimize your decisions in real time by building intelligence into operational transactions. IBM solutions include:
Why speed matters for big data and analytics
Even the most advanced analytics doesn’t do any good if it takes forever to get insights.
For optimal speed, your infrastructure must have low latency capabilities.
Advanced analytics that are closer to the systems of record can deliver faster insights.
The ability to scale up, in and out rapidly for optimal speed is enabled by storage.
Maximizing right-time availability of information
To address more users, enable concurrency and meet changing demands, you need a responsive, resilient IT infrastructure that scales in, out and up. IBM solutions include:
Why availability matters for big data and analytics
Big data is useful only if insights are available to the people and processes that require them.
Big data and analytics empower employees if insight is available where they need it.
The right IT infrastructure helps you analyze data real time to make smarter decisions.
You need the right IT infrastructure to consistently deliver optimal availability.
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Big Data Analytics Infrastructure for Dummies
This friendly, informative book can help you get smart about big data and analytics – and choosing the right IT infrastructure to support it.
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An executive guide to advanced analytics infrastructure
Business depends on timely analytics and a robust IT infrastructure to drive strategic and operational decisions.
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Analytics: The speed advantage
Why are data-driven organizations winning in today’s marketplace? They acquire, manage, analyze and act quickly on data insights.
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Unlevel the insurance playing field with intelligent infrastructures
Insurance providers are using IBM Smarter Analytics to enhance decisions, control costs and be more customer-centric. Frost & Sullivan discuss how infrastructure can drive insight.
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Big Data and Enterprise Storage: Ovum and IBM
In this white paper for IBM, analyst Ovum discusses the deciding factors in creating a solid big data storage environment, including flexibility and speed to insight.
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Global Financing can help you turn big data into insights
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Systems optimized for transactional and business analytics workloads.
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