The System x3350 is a uniprocessor server that includes technology previously found only on multiprocessor servers. So you get enterprise-strength processing power that uses less energy and generates less heat. The tour includes an overview video, plus videos on market research, an airflow comparison, and a power comparison.
The traditional view of online transactions is anchored on the idea that online stores are first and foremost a venue for transactions, which, by and large, tend to be tightly structured interactions involving the buyer and the retailer. Within this interaction, the retailer’s key job is to provide customers with the information they need to purchase–such as pricing, product descriptions and orderly merchandising–and to deliver all within the context of a superior customer experience. However, the way customers are seeking and processing this information is beginning to change, and that’s expected to have a big impact on tomorrow’s online experience.
Increased processing needs means increased energy costs. In fact, power costs can often exceed hardware costs. Read this white paper and see how the pairing of new IBM System x and BladeCenter servers with the new Intel Xeon Processor 5500 series can reduce costs and improve performance.
The ability to make quick, well-informed decisions is critical to competitiveness and growth for most companies. Read the white paper to see how Data warehouse solutions can deliver business insight across virtually any business process or function. And also how they're particularly valuable for understanding sales, profiling customers and analyzing business costs.
For the last 15 years, most office desktop software has been purchased in a "suite," a set of office productivity applications for word processing, spreadsheets and presentation designed to offer extra value, beyond their purchase price. Other products may include an email client, a browser, a low-end data base product, a forms designer, a forms fill-in product, various publishing aids (templates for both the printed page and the web), collaboration and communication and business contact management.
With the recent rise in data breaches and identity thefts, implementing a sound information security program is no longer optional. Companies processing credit card information are encouraged to embrace and implement sound data protection strategies to protect the confidentiality and integrity of payment information. Some of the challenges for achieving PCI compliance are outlined in this white paper, as well as successful tips to help organizations navigate through them.
Continuous, high or 'on -demand' availability — the choice is yours. The coupling of two industry-leading technologies — VMware Infrastructure 3 and Stratus ftServer systems — gives IT managers a flexible, robust solution that delivers mission-critical SLAs along with the full benefits of virtualization.
Cloud computing allows companies to use IT resources as a service, taking advantage of shared applications, processing and storage managed within the cloud - either inside a private cloud at an internal data center, or in an external cloud at a service provider. Greater robustness of the virtualized servers supporting this new IT model will ensure a resilient cloud infrastructure capable of delivering "on-demand" access to users.
Bank of Choice found that paper-based loan approval processes were standing in the way of providing the fastest and most effective customer service. Bank of Choice adopted a complete document management system based on software from Knowledge Lake, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. The result cuts loan processing time from days to hours, boosts customer service while cutting costs, and increases competitiveness.
IDC Report: Complex Event Processing Opportunity Analysis and Assessment of Key Products Read this excerpt of the 2009 IDC study by Maureen Fleming and Jeff Silverstein looking at complex event processing. The excerpt includes IDC opinion on the market for CEP, what defines CEP and independently profiles Progress Apama, which was ranked "Top CEP Innovator" in the report.
Forrester Research has named Apama as a standout leader in the complex event processing (CEP) platform market in The Forrester Wave: Complex Event Processing Platforms, Q3 2009 Report.
The Report evaluated nine CEP platform vendors based on a comprehensive set of evaluation criteria.
In the transport and logistics market where timing is critical, a matter of minutes can make or break a performance-based contract. Your success will depend on your organization's ability to visualize, monitor and act on internal events and external events that effect your operations.
Read this white paper to learn how marketers are using IBM technology to learn about their customers' attitudes, preferences and buying habits from what they say on publicly available social media and through the full range of interactions that can be recorded, measured and analyzed. Discover how marketers are combining that knowledge with other sources of customer information to guide marketing decisions and shape marketing campaigns, cultivating relationships with online advocates to help steer product development, and, ultimately, boosting sales and revenue.
Manual processing of vendor invoices presents a roadblock to the success of your accounts payable (AP) department and overall business objectives. As you look to automation to get your company on the right track, consider this guidebook your map along the 7-step path to AP automation success.
Business performance depends on how well a company manages its internal processes. Companies with effective business process management in place are able to analyze key performance indicators to monitor efficiency of day-to-day activities and employees against operational targets.
Customer experience (CX) continues to dominate the agenda, and it is clear from the research that retailers collectively grasp the importance of a personalised and mobilefriendly experience which is relevant at every stage of the customer journey.
It makes absolute sense for retailers to focus on optimising the mobile experience as part of their CX initiatives. CX is a differentiator for retail brands and, as part of this trend, the mobile experience in particular will increasingly define your brand.
Moving an organization's critical data from a legacy system promises numerous benefits, but only if the migration is handled correctly. In practice, it takes an understanding of the entire ERP data lifecycle combined with industry-specific experience, knowledge, and skills to drive the process through the required steps accurately, efficiently, and in the right order. Read this white paper to learn more.