Mobile solutions on IBM Power Systems

Putting business in motion. In the waitless world.

The waitless world is a mobile world. And enterprise mobile solutions aren't just about a smartphone app.

Only a small part of the effort in supporting enterprise mobility is visible on smart devices. The underlying applications and architecture dealing with data synchronization, app management, security, integration, analytics, and other enterprise mobile challenges deliver the majority of the value. That's why your infrastructure and strategy matter.

Mobility is disrupting and reshaping business models.

According to an IBM Institute for Business Value and Oxford Economics study in 2014, 58% of businesses see that mobile reduces barriers to entry - but businesses also see a 69% increase in competition and 41% see the competition coming from outside their industry. And from a 4Q 2013 study by the same two groups, only 15% of businesses have a strategy in place today for mobile solutions.

Why IBM Power Systems for mobile solutions?

IBM and Power Systems take a DevOps approach to help ensure that mobile delivers value and reduces barriers to entry giving you the edge over competition.

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In order to provide true value, mobile access needs to be integrated into existing, core Systems of Record such as database, ERP and CRM applications. Without the connection to enterprise data and core business systems a mobile user is just reading static data – history. Without this integration, they won’t derive the real value that the business has to offer through an improved user experience and enhanced interaction.

Enabling this integration between existing Systems of Record and a mobile System of Engagement requires an infrastructure designed to meet enterprise mobile challenges.

What we offer

Mobile solutions for Power Systems: Flexible and integrated

Power Systems offer a broad range of mobile solutions that align with client demands. And they deliver those solutions on an application platform that leverages your existing investments so that you can extend your enterprise to mobile devices.

Mobile solutions on Power Systems are available across AIX, IBM i and Linux. Key solutions such as WebSphere Application Server (WAS) and IBM® Worklight® Platform are optimized on POWER and deliver high quality of service, superior performance and an environment that enables businesses to build an app once and deploy across a wide range of mobile technologies. And IBM i customers have been winning in the mobile space for years with a system that's a pre-integrated mobile platform out of the box. IBM i offers solutions such as RPG Open Access, JTOpen Lite, XML Service and Web Services – and feature a broad range of ISV solutions such as Rational HATs, Lansa, looksoftware, Profound Logic, Rocket Software, Zend Server for i and others.

Servers for mobile systems: Secure, rock solid, always available and stable

Power Systems are widely recognized for security and data protection capabilities and can extend to encompass mobile devices and Systems of Engagement. Power Systems’ virtualization capabilities and ability to dynamically respond to shifting mobile workloads make it an ideal platform for this new, dynamic environment of servicing your mobile workforce and customers.

Security is at the top of all of our minds – both users and CIOs. Our proven security record makes IBM Power Systems the preferred platform for the Mobile Enterprise Application Platform (MEAP). Power Systems have a history of integration across the enterprise and outstanding application development capabilities -- critical traits for mobile applications.

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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.

To draw insights and make better decisions, businesses rely on the secure, flexible and open platform of IBM Power Systems. Built with the first processor designed for big data workloads, the design of Power Systems combines the computing power, memory bandwidth and I/O in ways that are easier to consume and manage, building on strong resiliency, availability and security.

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.

Transform your business with Systems Software that enables virtualization, high availability, flexibility, security and compliance on Power Systems™. IBM’s integrated approach to developing Systems and Systems Software together delivers optimized results with Power Systems.

As an open innovation platform, Power Systems is optimized for big data and analytics performance and to deliver scale-out economics and security for the cloud. IBM and IBM Business Partner solutions exploit key capabilities in IBM Power Systems.

Over the last five years thousands of clients have migrated to IBM Power Systems for choice and flexibility. Learn how Power Systems has helped them revolutionise the way IT is developed and delivered, optimise for big data and analytics, and support private, public and hybrid offerings for scale-out or scale-up implementations all while improving business performance, reducing risk, and establishing a platform for growth.

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