Reliable IBM System x servers help businesses stand apart from their competition. Scalable systems and proactive tools help you simplify your IT so you can manage complexity, growth and risk. In addition, energy efficiency, consolidation and virtualization help you lower costs. Discover the features, functions and benefits of the family of IBM System x servers and find out which one is the right choice for your business.
Built-in virtualization and proven IBM POWER technology make the IBM BladeCenter JS22 Express blade ideal for organizations of any size. Coupled with the IBM BladeCenter S chassis, this complete solution is compact, reliable and extremely energy efficient. Find out how innovative EnergyScale technology cuts energy costs when you use the IBM BladeCenter JS22 Express blade and BladeCenter S chassis.
Energy consumption can add up to 40% of a typical data center's annual budget. Discover how IBM is finding new ways to reduce server-room energy needs and heat output without compromising reliability and availability with technologies such as X-Architecture, BladeCenter Servers and virtualization. IBM executives outline IBM's industry-leading energy-innovation solutions that can help your business save costs and prepare for the future in these short video presentations.
Discover the high performance, flexibility and extreme availability of IBM System x3550 Express rack-mount server. IBM PowerExecutive software manages energy usage to keep costs and heat output down. And advanced predictive failure analysis and Light Path Diagnostics keep you up and running, reduce down time and service costs. Watch this video demo of the IBM System x3550 Express to see how it compares to competitive products and how it can bring savings, power and reliability to your business.
Energy costs keep going up, and IT departments must find new ways to save. The IBM Power Configurator tool is designed to show you how IBM System x and IBM BladeCenter servers offer high-performance and flexibility businesses need, plus advanced power management that keeps energy costs as low as possible. Download the Power Configurator tool and see how much savings IBM System x and IBM BladeCenter can deliver for you.
Today’s increasingly complex environments are a challenge to manage. This white paper will show you how IBM Service Management solutions from Tivoli can help you better understand your IT and operation environments and manage your business more efficiently—all while controlling costs and mitigating compliance risks. You’ll also discover how IBM Maximo Enterprise Asset Management solutions provide a single software platform for managing all IT and operations assets across your enterprise.
Today, an IT-driven, customer-centric business approach isn’t a luxury — it’s imperative. More and more businesses are moving out of a cost-centric view of their IT potential and into a realization that IT can transform business processes. This white paper shows how you can maximize your IT function by leveraging ITIL best practice processes. These guidelines can help you effectively manage IT changes, assets, personnel and service levels all while reducing costs—going beyond simple IT asset management to deliver proactive IT business improvements.
Today’s operations teams are faced with more pressure than ever to ensure high service availability and performance. They must keep pace with the growing array of service demands, soaring costs, the rapid evolution of technology and an increasingly competitive marketplace. However, many organizations suffer from an obscured view into key business services and supporting technology, because they lack the closed-loop, cross-domain management that’s needed.
Powering your IT hardware often costs more than double the price of the actual machine. While this fact alone motivates businesses to build more energy efficient data centers, IBM's Project Big Green details the additional operational and social benefits for businesses. Read more on IBM's holistic approach to reducing your IT energy use to save you money.
When bound to regulation and compliance, process manufacturers find opportunities to grow through enterprise resource planning (ERP). However, 50% of process manufacturers execute non-integrated ERP strategies. This Aberdeen Group research study reveals best practices to help you adapt or select an ERP vendor that improves your business performance.
Retailers regularly adapt to customer trends by investing in new systems technology. But they may not be aware that a system's initial purchase price is only 20 to 45% of the total cost of ownership of their system, and there's more to understand about the true cost of your purchase. Find out more on investing in the information system for your unique business.
As energy costs rise, your data center is being taxed and your business is at stake. CIOs are realizing they need to redesign and build energy-efficient data centers. This article simplifies that complex task. It explains how to pinpoint your biggest energy costs and match hardware, software and facilities options so you can create a truly green data center.
As total costs of small and mid-sized businesses increase, growing companies look ever closely at how their IT needs affect energy costs. The IBM case studies and survey results herein discuss opportunities to reduce IT energy costs, save money and devise IT investment strategies. Read them and learn how you can expand your business while helping the environment.
Keep ahead of change with service oriented architecture (SOA). With SOA, businesses can flexibly adjust strategies and practices while lowering costs by repurposing existing software rather than replacing it. Other savings are possible as well, making SOA a sound investment. This white paper from ZapThink discusses how organizations can quickly benefit from SOA, regardless of the economic climate.
To grow your subscriber base, reduce churn and control costs, it is imperative that you achieve and maintain a deep understanding of the customer experience throughout your organization. This white paper highlights IBM Tivoli® Netcool® Service Quality Manager Service Solutions — how it can change the way telecommunications providers are taking new services to market and helping to crystallize.
Server technologies and storage technologies are converging, enabling a powerful new era of information on demand. IBM System Storage solutions are supporting companies’ green initiatives with energy efficient tools and technology that reduce cooling costs and take up less space. The solutions are also resilient enough to grow and adapt with you.
With the IBM® System Storage™ DS3400 storage server, SAP customers can increase the efficiency of their storage infrastructure while reducing costs at the same time. This white paper describes the advantages of using the DS3400 storage server in an SAP® environment, and how to get the performance you need with the right layout for your SAP system.
Research giant Forrester estimates that on average, data repositories for large applications grow by fifty percent annually. However, up to half of all that data can be duplicate or otherwise unnecessary. With no end in sight for the increase of raw data (both structured and unstructured), organizations must be ever more strategic about where and how to store enterprise information. Meanwhile, a tightening economy is putting pressure on costs, just as compliance mandates call for greater visibility into processes and data. What to do? Register for this Web Seminar to learn the four pillars of strategic storage, and how they can be used to simultaneously reduce costs, while improving speed, accuracy and accountability. The four pillars will be discussed in detail, with real-world examples of each: deep compression, database archiving,de-duplication thin provisioning.
Nutra-Flo case study that shows cost reduction and increased productivity - team members can carry this capability with them on mobile devices, so they can stay connected with colleagues via instant messaging even when in the field. Lotus Sametime Web conferencing, Nutra-Flo can save travel costs to the Asia Pacific region. Web conferencing allows us to stay in touch with partners around the world without being there in person.
Optimize IT process, maximize ROI and improve service levels. The challenge facing businesses today is the need to achieve ever-higher levels of service and maximize return on investment, while simultaneously minimizing costs. This white paper reveals how IBM Maximo® asset and service management solutions help your organization run more efficiently.
Practically every CIO office is focused on quickly exploiting opportunities to drive value for the business. Decisions about seamlessly integrated and personalized portal infrastructures with high operational efficiencies are top of mind. Through agile and unique online experiences, portals bring together applications, information sources and people – in the contexts of role and associated business processes – on the Web and across the value chain. Additionally, they increase talent effectiveness and productivity while lowering costs, and they drive value chain agility and customer advocacy.
In down economies, many organizations make short-term decisions like cutting costs and postponing projects. But the real opportunity lies in optimizing costs. This eBook describes how applying the IBM Smart SOATM approach can drive down operational costs through connectivity and reuse, while enhancing flexibility and productivity.
This demo shows how the IBM Smart SOA application foundation helped JK Enterprises as their business expanded. You'll see how IBM helped them improve their agility and employee productivity-increasing their ROI, and decreasing costs.
Learn how Liverpool, one of the most important retailers in Mexico, leveraged ESB messaging and enrichment to move from an inefficient, highly-complex point-to-point integration platform to a flexible SOA connectivity and integration solution that helped Liverpool reduce their costs and streamline information to customers and partners from days to seconds.
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