Mobile solutions on IBM Power Systems

Enabling business. In motion.

Mobile is here. 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 synchronisation, 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.

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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 optimised 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 recognised for security and data protection capabilities and can extend to encompass mobile devices and Systems of Engagement. Power Systems’ virtualisation 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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