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IBM SmartCloud Entry 2.4 Deployment Use Cases
Cloud

Redpaper, published 22 Feb 2013

This IBM® Redpaper™ publication provides a brief overview of cloud technology, and describes how, from a user perspective, IBM SmartCloud™ Entry can help you access the benefits of the cloud. In particular, the product provides a comprehensive cloud software stack with capabilities that you otherwise might need to purchase separately as multiple products from multiple vendors. Businesses with an existing virtualized platform (IBM Power Systems™ with PowerVM® or IBM System x with VMware vSphere) can be transformed to a private cloud. IBM SmartCloud Entry makes this transformation possible. ... [more]


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Integrating Two Cloud Services with IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Live
Application Integration

Solution Guide, published 19 Feb 2013

You can use the IBM® WebSphere® Cast Iron® Live functions from Websphere Cast Iron to synchonize calendars between a customer relationship management (CRM) system and a customer's calendar application. This solution guide describes the business value, integration concepts, and an overview of how to develop the synchronization process.


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Managing Workload Processor Resources on Cloud
z Systems

Redpaper, published 28 Jan 2013

There is an increasing trend to consolidate workloads in cloud environments that are highly standardized, virtualized, and automated. Each of these cloud characteristics offers significant cost benefits. For example, virtualized environments generate the most benefit when you use infrastructure with elastic scaling that meets resource requirements, and at the same time, maintains high resource utilization. You can choose a public cloud provider. However, building a private cloud provides the additional benefits of full control of access, availability and recovery, and better security which ... [more]


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Integrating ERP and CRM Applications with IBM WebSphere Cast Iron
Application Integration

Solution Guide, published 22 Jan 2013

An integration solution must bridge the gap between the on-premise existing systems and new cloud applications, platform, and infrastructure, providing a rapid and easy-to-use method of setting up the integrations. IBM® WebSphere® Cast Iron® provides a solution that meets the challenge of integrating cloud applications with on-premise systems, cloud applications-to-cloud applications, and on-premise to on-premise applications. For example, the WebSphere Cast Iron solution can help to synchronize account records between an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system and a cloud-based customer ... [more]


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Migration Use Cases with the Migration Manager
Cloud

Solution Guide, published 26 Dec 2012

Migration Manager is a feature of Tivoli® process automation engine that enables you to migrate configuration content from one product environment to another. The typical use is to migrate configuration content from a development environment to test and then on to production. The goal of migration is to ensure your production environment fully meets the needs of your end users. This IBM® Redbooks® Solution Guide provides an overview and architecture of the Migration Manager provided by the Tivoli process automation engine and describes typical migration ... [more]


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Hybrid Cloud Integration and Monitoring with IBM WebSphere Cast Iron
Application Integration

Redbooks, published 13 Dec 2012

Cloud computing is fast emerging as a new consumption and delivery model for IT solutions. Two distinct cloud patterns have evolved. Private clouds are custom cloud applications that are on premise to companies. Public clouds are owned and managed by a service provider and are delivered on a pay-per-use basis. Although the debate between the use of private versus public cloud continues, the industry is moving ever faster toward a hybrid solution. Hybrid clouds address the integration of traditional IT environments with one or more clouds, private and public. IBM® WebSphere® Cast Iron® along ... [more]


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IBM SmartCloud: Becoming a Cloud Service Provider
Cloud

Redguide, published 13 Dec 2012

Cloud computing opens a broad range of business opportunities across the computing industry and enables companies in other industries to provide services to their employees, customers, and partners. Cloud computing provides a compelling approach to addressing this opportunity. The IBM® SmartCloud™ for Service Providers portfolio can dramatically lower the business and technical barriers of entry to cloud computing. Companies rely on their business applications and systems as an integral part of their business. They can expand the business value of their applications and systems by using ... [more]


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IBM Platform Computing Solutions
Spectrum Computing

Redbooks, published 7 Dec 2012

This IBM® Platform Computing Solutions Redbooks® publication is the first book to describe each of the available offerings that are part of the IBM portfolio of Cloud, analytics, and High Performance Computing (HPC) solutions for our clients. This IBM Redbooks publication delivers descriptions of the available offerings from IBM Platform Computing that address challenges for our clients in each industry. We include a few implementation and testing scenarios with selected solutions. This publication helps strengthen the position of IBM Platform Computing solutions with a well-defined and ... [more]


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Taking Advantage of Cloud Computing to Meet Today's Business Needs
Cloud

Point-of-View, published 3 Dec 2012, last updated 7 Dec 2012

Companies today deal with a high degree of uncertainty, expanded regulation, rapid technology innovation, shorter product cycles, and global competition. To remain competitive, businesses must drive more value from assets, improve decision making under volatile conditions, and increase agility to react rapidly to changes and to reconfigure their business. Cloud computing offers reduced capital and operational expenses and delivers benefits in the following areas:
- A path to higher efficiency
- Agility in innovation and response
- Quality and dependability
- Increased ... [more]


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Smart Cloud Enterprise Tivoli Service Automation Manager Security Guide
Cloud

Redpaper, published 16 Nov 2012

The security for Tivoli® Service Automation Manager primarily relies on the underlying components of IBM® DB2®, WebSphere® Application Server, and IBM Tivoli Directory Server. The configuration steps to enable and manage security for Tivoli Service Automation Manager and the operational procedures to manage the environment after it is set up are described in this guide. It assumed that the Tivoli Service Automation Manager server is installed and operational. The security best practices that are used in this guide are based on real scenarios that are used in the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise ... [more]


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Developing a long-term EDI strategy with IBM B2B Cloud Services
Commerce

Redguide, published 21 Aug 2012

Electronic data interchange (EDI) was the standard for exchanging business transactions, purchase orders, invoices, shipping notices, and electronic funds transfers for over 25 years. In the last 10 years, EDI evolved with newer technology, especially with the ubiquity of the Internet. Because of these technological advancements, EDI is nearly as easy to use as email and is no longer an option for doing business. Instead, EDI is a business requirement. One of the major concerns of IT and business decision makers responsible for managing supply chains and the activities of their trading ... [more]


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An Architectural Overview of IBM Workload Deployer
Application Platform

Redpaper, published 5 Jul 2012

IBM® Workload Deployer is one of the foundational elements of the IBM private cloud strategy. This appliance provides rapid adoption and deployment of both Infrastructure and Platform as Service offerings. It provides a proven path to better use existing IT resources by improving the efficiency and flexibility of these infrastructures. IBM Workload Deployer is the correct solution for organizations that seek agility in response to a dynamic business environment. This IBM Redpaper™ publication introduces the IBM Workload Deployer and its capabilities. In addition, it describes the primary ... [more]


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IBM Workload Deployer: Pattern-based Application and Middleware Deployments in a Private Cloud
Application Platform

Redbooks, published 22 Mar 2012

IBM® Workload Deployer provides a solution to creating, deploying, and managing workloads in an on-premise or private cloud. It is rich in features that allow you to quickly build and deploy virtual systems from base images, to extend those images, and to customize them for future use as repeatable deployable units. IBM Workload Deployer also provides an application-centric capability enabling rapid deployment of business applications. By using either of these deployment models, an organization can quickly instantiate a complete application platform for development, test, or production. The ... [more]


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Getting Started with IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Cloud Integration
Application Integration

Redbooks, published 11 Jan 2012, last updated 25 Jan 2012

Cloud computing provides companies with many capabilities to meet their business needs but can also mean that a hybrid architecture is created that includes on-premise systems and the cloud. Integration is needed to bridge the gap between the on-premise existing systems and the new cloud applications, platform, and infrastructure. IBM® WebSphere® Cast Iron® meets the challenge of integrating cloud applications with on-premise systems, cloud applications-to-cloud applications, and on-premise to on-premise applications. It contains a graphical development environment that provides built-in ... [more]


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IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Introduction and Technical Overview
Application Integration

Redpaper, published 25 Jan 2012

IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Cloud Integration enables companies to integrate applications, regardless of whether the applications are located on-premise or in public or private clouds. This IBM® Redpaper™ provides an overview of the core components and use of WebSphere Cast Iron Standard and Enterprise editions and includes a brief introduction to the Express edition. It covers the use of the following form factors: - The virtual appliance, WebSphere Cast Iron Hypervisor Edition - The physical appliance, WebSphere DataPower Cast Iron Appliance XH40 - The multi-tenant cloud service, WebSphere ... [more]


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Deploying Cloud Components on POWER
Power Systems

Redbooks, published 27 Nov 2011, last updated 28 Nov 2011

“The world is changing. A new reality is emerging for organizations of every size from every part of the planet. It’s called the cloud—a profound evolution of IT with revolutionary implications for business and society, creating new possibilities and enabling more efficient, flexible and collaborative computing models.” _ http://www.ibm.com/cloud-computing/us/en/ This IBM® Redbooks™ publication applies to Version 6 Release 1 of AIX® on POWER® systems. This book is provided as an additional resource as you investigate or consider implementing and deploying a cloud in a POWER® environment ... [more]


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Virtualization with IBM Workload Deployer: Designing and Deploying Virtual Systems
Application Platform

Redbooks, published 10 Nov 2011

The IBM® Workload Deployer appliance provides a solid foundation for private cloud strategy, enabling the rapid adoption and deployment of both infrastructure and platform as a Service offering. The IBM Workload Deployer uses the concept of patterns to describe the logical configuration of both the physical and virtual assets that comprise a particular solution. The use of patterns allows an organization to construct an individual element or integrated solution one time, and then dispense the final product on demand. Virtual system patterns are comprised of an operating system and IBM ... [more]


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Cloud Computing and the Value of zEnterprise
z Systems

Redguide, published 12 Sep 2011

The emergence of cloud computing delivery models for IT services has many executives thinking they can reduce costs and improve qualities of services for their user communities. But, not all server platforms are equal when it comes to cloud computing. The function-rich, highly secure zEnterprise infrastructure makes it an ideal environment for cloud computing. This IBM® Redguide™ publication highlights the distinctions of cloud computing on the IBM® zEnterprise System and its unique ability to integrate and manage workload-optimized software solutions spanning multiple server architectures. ... [more]


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Implementing the IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS) in a Cross Platform Environment
Power Systems

Redbooks, published 28 Jun 2011, last updated 30 Jun 2011

This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides a documented deployment model for IBM GPFS™ in a cross-platform environment with IBM Power Systems™, Linux, and Windows servers. With IBM GPFS, customers can have a planned foundation for file systems management for cross-platform access solutions. This book examines the functional, integration, simplification, and usability changes with GPFS v3.4. It can help the technical teams provide file system management solutions and technical support with GPFS, based on Power Systems virtualized environments for cross-platform file systems management. The ... [more]


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Connect Cloud and On-premise Applications Using IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Integration
Application Integration

Redguide, published 13 Jun 2011

To cut costs, drive productivity, and provide new capabilities quickly, companies are turning to cloud applications to meet their business needs. On a daily basis, users require access to various systems and applications, including cloud applications and on-premise systems and applications. It is vital that these applications and systems are integrated and function seamlessly, providing the user with the latest information. Known for industry-leading application integration solutions, IBM® has enhanced its solution portfolio with the acquisition of Cast Iron Systems™ and and its ... [more]


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