Is your platform secure? Really?

Companies need to wake up and take note to the sophistication of today's cyber criminal. Sophisticated attack tools and practices that were once limited to Nation States (Countries), are now being used, and improved, by cyber criminal gangs across the globe who are bankrolled by for-hire services and their exploits. Additionally, attack profiles are driving down to the OS kernel level and virtualization hypervisor, which often go undetected using commercial security software and appliances.

Robert Bigman - CEO of 2BSecure and ex-CISO for the CIA

Every day, all day – data center security is front and center in today’s headlines. Trojan. Malware. Phishing. Virus. Worm. Spyware. Suffering a security breach can cause irreparable harm to your business, your clients and can also have a negative impact on you. Solitaire Interglobal Ltd. (SIL) has completed a study on the business impacts of IT security and has published ground-breaking research based on over 63,200 client data points.

Overall Average Intrusion Cost. Overall Expense (TCO) Summary If IT security has an impact on your company, your clients or you – hint: it really does – you will want to read this white paper by SIL. This quantitative analysis of the business differentiators among IBM and other vendor security technologies explores how the vulnerabilities in today’s virtualized, internet-connected, cloud-oriented environment can affect your businesses. It also illustrates how businesses struggle to understand the impact of IT security threats on their information delivery processes, support staffing and the different critical decision elements that need to be considered.

Download this leading-edge research today to learn about the critical business and performance metrics that can be used to assist an organization in choosing the optimal security platform.

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About the study

IBM engaged research firm Solitaire Interglobal Ltd. (SIL) to examine the real-world impact on businesses that deploy IBM’s Power platforms with its innate security, compared to those using other UNIX or x86 platforms and some of their unintegrated componentry. The study examined the robustness of the IBM Power platform versus other offerings on business management and technical parameters including:

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Next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing are providing unprecedented insights into opportunities, threats and efficiencies. IBM Power Systems is at the forefront of delivering solutions to gain faster insights from analyzing both structured information and unstructured big data. With the secure, flexible and open platform of IBM Power Systems plus solutions and software, organizations can outpace their competitors by delivering faster services, providing differentiated offerings and turning operational cost into investment opportunity.

IBM Power Systems hardware is at the heart of enabling major business and industry transformations fueled by the explosive growth of big data and analytics. Power Systems help organizations drive faster business insights with industry leading performance, scalability and virtualization flexibility.

IBM Power Systems deliver flexibility and choice of operating systems to enable your business to support the next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing that are transforming how organizations work today. Whether running 1, 2, or all 3 - coupled with PowerVM, they maximize the benefit of Power Systems in your business.

IBM's integrated approach to developing Systems and Systems Software stacks together delivers a platform that supports next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing on an open platform for choice while providing maximum utilization, availability, and flexibility to help you deliver new advantages to your business.

IBM and IBM Business Partner solutions exploit key benefits in IBM Power Systems’ unique design combined with systems software to provide support for next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing to providing unprecedented insights into opportunities, threats and efficiencies to your organization.


Over the last five years thousands of clients have migrated to IBM Power Systems. Learn how Power Systems has helped them support next generation applications for big data and analytics and cognitive computing on an open platform for choice while improving business performance, reducing risk, and establishing a platform for growth.