Should all workloads be treated the same, even if they're different?
Organisations are being challenged to handle an ever-increasing number of workloads - from business, web and collaboration applications to analytics, and data and transaction processing. To meet these challenges, they need to ask the right questions about what technology can do to help business work better. Questions that push the conversation beyond a single approach to systems to one that helps organisations to more effectively respond to today's diverse workloads.
For example, when Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated decided it was time to get more performance from their business-critical SAP applications, they looked beyond Oracle. Instead they moved to IBM DB2® on the IBM Power ® platform to drive down hardware and software costs while reducing the duration of manufacturing runs by more than 65%. Read the full case study here (US).
You can find out more about IBM smarter systems below.
IBM offers smarter systems that are optimised to deliver better performance at lower cost
How do you manage data that won't stop growing?
IBM smarter systems have the flexibility, performance and integrity required for today's ever-increasing transaction processing and database workloads. Through their ability to provide fast and secure transaction handling, IBM systems deliver optimum performance for workloads with:
How can one system work for everyone?
IBM smarter systems offer business process management solutions that deliver high performance, process integrity and ensure compliance. By encouraging greater connection between people, information and technology, these systems help organisations to increase efficiency and better respond to change. They are ideal for organisations looking to:
What can today's data tell you about tomorrow?
Optimised for business intelligence and analytics, IBM smarter systems help organisations improve business performance by discovering patterns and uncovering insights hidden in large volumes of real-time and historical data across diverse sources. They deliver optimum performance for workloads with:
How do you cut costs without cutting results?
IBM smarter business infrastructure works to improve business agility by providing virtualisation with integrated service management. IBM's approach to infrastructure is designed to help organisations cost-effectively manage an increasing number of IT resources - and an increasing amount of data - by focusing on: