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Delivering trusted information for the modern data warehouse

An agile warehouse environment helps organizations capitalize on analytics, optimize performance and uncover new insights. Learn about the capabilities and technologies required to provide trusted information for a next-generation data warehouse.

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The Forrester Wave for Big Data Hadoop Solutions

Read this report from Forrester Research and find out why IBM InfoSphere BigInsights was named a leader among 9 companies evaluated, and how it stands in relation to other big data Hadoop vendors.

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Data Warehousing: modern ecosystems for big data & analytics

Five years ago, IBM observed that the planet was becoming more instrumented, interconnected and intelligent. Some 20,000 engagements later, here's what we've learned matters in designing a modern data warehouse.

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IBM PureData System for Analytics compared with Teradata

This report from ITG compares the cost and time to value of IBM PureData System for Analytics with that of Teradata DW Appliance 2750 using comparable applications and workloads. Read how IBM is more cost-effective and enables faster deployment.

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Reduce federal infrastructure risk with compliance management and situational awareness

IBM continuous monitoring and management solutions deliver real-time situational awareness to help federal agencies understand vulnerabilities, recognition capabilities to identify threats, and management and recovery capabilities to protect the infrastructure.

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Guard data in government environments by implementing continuous diagnostics and mitigation

IBM Security offerings can help federal organizations employ a continuous diagnostics and mitigation approach to enhance and automate continuous network monitoring capabilities; correlate and analyze critical data; and increase risk-based decision-making at the federal enterprise level.

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Reducing the cost and complexity of endpoint management

IBM now offers simpler, more affordable solutions for improving endpoint security, patch compliance, lifecycle management and power management within midsized organizations - helping provide continuous visibility, control and compliance while reducing costs and the burden on IT staffs.

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From audit compliance to app stores, accelerate your move to software asset management

With comprehensive software asset management, organizations can prepare for audits and ultimately implement an automated, self-service enterprise "app" store to simplify, streamline, and better control software requests, approvals, deployment and licensing.

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Information Lifecycle Governance Leaders Reference Guide

Data is growing at unprecedented rates. But how much of it is useful to your business? Read this leader guide from CGOC to learn how to deal with excessive data, get more value from information assets, ensure compliance, and reduce risk.

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Information Lifecycle Governance Requirements Kit

Data volumes are getting out of control, but choosing the right ILG solution can be a huge challenge, with multiple stakeholders, numerous business processes, and extensive solution requirements. Use this requirements kit from CGOC to find the tools and technology you need.

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Disposing of Digital Debris - Information Governance Strategy and Practice in Action

Read this report from the Compliance, Governance and Oversight Council (CGOC) to learn how to reduce costs and increase performance by disposing digital debris.

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Store Less, Spend Less: Managing Data According to Its Economic Value

The term "big data" is now passing into the common vernacular. Although initially as much about the power of business analytics and data mining, the semantics have now swung to encapsulate data that is just big and of course, resource hungry, whether in terms of management, sheer storage capacity, or budgets.
Spending the same amount to store all types and pieces of data-or even to keep any data which has no positive value to an organization-is a suboptimal approach from many perspectives. Read more to learn how to store and spend less on data.

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Building the Business Case for Better Information Economics

Data can provide enormous business value if it is properly identified, analyzed, stored and managed in accordance with its changing value over the course of its lifecycle.

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A CIO's Need to Know Guide to Improving Information Economics

Read this whitepaper to learn how CIOs can reduce costs and lower risks by driving improved information economics.

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Intelligent Imaging for Improved Banking Performance and Profitability

In response to the twenty-first century demands for real time service and performance, most financial institutions are investing heavily to upgrade their Web and mobile infrastructures. As a result, they have discovered a new value for a proven technology that they already use: Document Imaging. Indeed, a new generation of "Intelligent Imaging" solutions has emerged that is helping banks remove the burden of paper in legacy processes, like loan origination and new account openings, while extending the power of document and data capture to achieve new levels of case management and business intelligence.

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Deliver Optimal Service Quality

Telecommunications operators compete in a market defined by change and continually advancing technology. Up-to-the-minute technologies such as IP virtual private network, IPTV, and Voice over IP are must-have offerings that can make the difference between keeping a large corporate account and losing out to a competitor. New services mean new challenges for monitoring and reporting on the delivered service quality. This is possible through the process of mapping the new service to your current service quality management (SQM) infrastructure.

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The Benefits of IBM: The Savings of Open Source

"Recently, Open Source Software has been gaining in popularity due to the ability it provides users to view and modify source code. Another attraction is the perceived cost savings. Read the white paper that takes a look at the truth about those savings. Initially, deployment environments like JBoss have an advantage - zero initial software acquisition costs. However, the white paper will show how, over time, IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) and IBM WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment (WAS ND) win the TCO battle."

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