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N series Thin Provisioning
Industry Solutions

Redpaper, published 29 Jun 2011

This IBM® Redpaper™ introduces N series thin provisioning, describing the challenges of traditional approaches, the benefits of thin provisioning, and N series thin-provisioning differentiators. It also discusses how to implement and manage thin provisioning in the environment.


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Energy Efficiency Incentives for the Data Center: Assessment and Measurement

Redguide, published 27 Oct 2010

IBM®, together with some business partners, has developed expertise in identifying incentive opportunities, quantifying energy use reductions, and reporting energy savings in ways that comply with the requirements of various programs. This IBM Redguide™ document is an introduction to the services we provide to help companies plan, implement, and claim the incentive rewards for energy efficiency projects. It includes a case study illustrating how we applied this knowledge in our own data centers, thereby reducing our energy using and qualifying IBM for incentive money, while also developing ... [more]


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Exploiting IBM PowerVM Virtualization Features with IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence
Power Systems

Redbooks, published 7 Sep 2010

This IBM® Redbooks® publication addresses topics to leverage the virtualization strengths of the IBM Power platform to solve customer system resource utilization challenges and maximize system throughput and capacity. This IBM Redbooks publication will help you leverage the strengths of the POWER platform, provide implementation scenarios with Cognos® 8 Business Intelligence (BI) with the comprehensive set of the IBM PowerVM™ virtualization features, and identify and document best practices for exploiting the IBM PowerVM virtualization features within Cognos BI deployments to maximize ... [more]


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Discovering the Business Value Patterns of Chemical and Petroleum Integrated Information Framework
Industry Solutions

Redbooks, published 13 Jul 2009, last updated 2 Mar 2010

This IBM® Redbooks® publication is a comprehensive service-oriented architecture (SOA) offering that is designed to extend the IBM Business Process Management platform to deliver flexible composite business applications. In this book, we provide the complete overview of the chemical and petroleum industry and solutions provided through C&P IIF that can help overcome the business challenges through value identification. This book covers the business and functional architecture of the chemical and petroleum industry. In particular, this book provides a market segmentation of the petroleum ... [more]


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IBM WebSphere RFID Handbook: A Solution Guide
Industry Solutions

Redbooks, published 18 May 2006, last updated 2 Feb 2010

This IBM Redbooks publication explains the key products and components that are included in the WebSphere RFID solution, with a focus on WebSphere RFID Premises Server and Device Infrastructure. You will learn how to install and to configure the Premises Server, to connect and to communicate with your edge devices, and to implement the Dock Door Receiving Starter Kit. This book starts with a broad picture of RFID technology and explains how the WebSphere RFID solution fits into that overall technology. It details the features and functions of the Premises Server and includes information ... [more]


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Case Study: Production Optimization Scenario for Chemical and Petroleum
Industry Solutions

Redpaper, published 4 Jan 2010, last updated 5 Jan 2010

This IBM® Redpaper™ publication is one in a series of service-oriented architecture (SOA) papers that feature a case study that involves a fictitious company called JKHL Enterprises (JKHLE). In this paper, we focus on the chemical and petroleum division of JKHLE titled JKHL Oil and Gas. This paper shows how by automating workflows for well testing and well performance monitoring processes, and optimizing the use of existing upstream assets associated with oil production, JKHL Oil and Gas are able to reduce lost production and increase the effective amount of barrels of oil produced each ... [more]


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Government SOA Scenario: Immigration and Border Management
Industry Solutions

Redpaper, published 11 Nov 2009

This IBM Redpaper describes an SOA industry solution for immigration and border management using the IBM Government Framework. It describes how the IBM Government Industry Framework can be used to implement two scenarios: Advanced Passenger Analysis and Registered Traveler. [ Refer to the IBM SOA Sandbox to view a narrated presentation that accompanies this ... [more]


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Case Study: Corporate Payments Banking Scenario
Industry Solutions

Redpaper, published 4 Aug 2009, last updated 14 Sep 2009

This IBM® Redpaper™ publication is one in a series of service-oriented architecture (SOA) papers that feature a case study that involves a fictitious company called JKHL Enterprises (JKHLE). In this paper, we focus on the banking division of JKHLE titled JKHL Bank. The focus of the case study in this paper is the banking industry sector and corporate treasury operations and how organizations can use SOA to construct solutions for corporate customers. This paper discusses the issues from both the bank’s and corporate client’s point of view. Get hands-on experience at no cost with IBM’s ... [more]


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Cúram Business Application Suite on IBM System Z
Industry Solutions

Redbooks, published 7 Jul 2009

In this IBM® Redbooks® publication, we demonstrate how the Cúram Business Application Suite™ and IBM System z® together provide a complete solution for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery for social enterprises around the world. We also describe how agencies are realizing tangible benefits from this comprehensive solution. The long-standing strategic and technical partnership between Cúram Software and IBM has benefited our joint customers in a number of ways. Ongoing collaboration implementing the Cúram Business Application Suite at customer sites has resulted in ... [more]


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Implementing the Poughkeepsie Green Data Center: Showcasing a Dynamic Infrastructure
Smarter Cities

Redpaper, published 29 May 2009, last updated 1 Jun 2009

The IBM® Design Center Data Center in Poughkeepsie, New York, was running out of cooling capacity and needed to address continuing IT growth requirements. Innovative change was required and transformation of this infrastructure was achieved through IBM’s smarter planet and dynamic infrastructure vision. Energy efficiency for data centers has become an imperative area of focus as the price of energy increases and systems grow beyond the capacity of current facilities to supply their power and cooling needs. This IBM Redpapers™ publication discusses IT growth and energy efficiency for a case ... [more]


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IBM Software Supporting ACORD Insurance Standards
Industry Solutions

Redbooks, published 18 Mar 2009

This IBM® Redbooks® publication helps you design and create demonstrations or solutions that meet ACORD insurance standards with minimal application coding. If you are not interested in creating such demonstrations yourself, we show you two and provide you with contacts to show those demonstrations. ACORD has published and maintains insurance industry standards. The two most complete and often used standards are ACORD eForms and ACORD messaging. ACORD eForms includes hundreds of electronic forms, which can be used as-is with the IBM Lotus® Forms Viewer or modified slightly for use with the ... [more]


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Fidelity National Information Systems Payments Reference Architecture for IBM System z
z Systems

Redbooks, published 29 Sep 2008, last updated 1 Oct 2008

The number of electronic transactions conducted by financial institutions around the world every day is growing astronomically. Today payments can account for a significant portion of a bank’s total cost. The ability to move money quickly and safely and to manage the associated data management flows are necessary components of banking. Banks must also gain critical insights from their data to stay steps ahead of Internet-based theft of bank and customer information. These thefts can dangerously undermine the efficiencies of more cost-effective virtual delivery channels. On the positive ... [more]


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Case Study: SOA Retail Business Pattern
Industry Solutions

Redpaper, published 29 Sep 2008

This IBM® Redpaper publication is one in a series of service-oriented architecture (SOA) papers that feature a case study involving a fictitious company called JKHL Enterprises (JKHLE). The focus of the case study in this paper is the retail industry sector and how organizations can use SOA to construct solutions that improve cycle time, process efficiency, customer satisfaction, and speed to market and that reduce costs. This paper focuses specifically on two aspects of the retail industry: -- Multi-channel retailing (online-to-store) -- New product introduction Get hands-on experience at ... [more]


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High Availability and Scalability for IBM WebSphere Presence and XML Document Management Servers
Industry Solutions

Redbooks, published 29 Jul 2008

In this IBM® Redbooks publication, we describe how to create scalable and highly-available solutions that incorporate only two of the WebSphere products for Telecom : the IBM WebSphere® Presence and the WebSphere XML Document Management Servers (XDMS) . IBM WebSphere products for Telecom is a set of service enablers that extend the IBM WebSphere Application Server to deliver full IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) standards-compliant platform for creation and delivery of next-generation telecommunications services. This book is structured into five parts: Part 1, “ Introduction” - in this ... [more]


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Case Study: Architecting SOA Solutions for Changing Economic Environments
Industry Solutions

Redpaper, published 31 Mar 2008

The agility and flexibility of SOA solutions make them suitable to virtually any economic environment. SOA solutions bring significant value to growing organizations and even to organizations experiencing a slowdown. Using SOA scenarios from IBM® , this paper illustrates how a fictitious company called JKHL Enterprises (JKHLE) uses SOA to adapt to changing economic conditions within their organization, including rapid growth and a slowdown. Though many companies might not want to invest in SOA initiatives during economic slowdown, these periods actually provide a time when SOA can provide ... [more]


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Infrastructure Recommendations for an ESRI and IBM Geographic Information System
Industry Solutions

Redpaper, published 9 Jan 2008

IBM® and ESRI have formed a global alliance to create the world’s leading geographic information system (GIS) software, Web services, and hardware infrastructure. ESRI supplies the GIS software, Web services, and spatial data, and IBM provides the software, hardware, and services critical to making spatial applications enterprise-ready. Together, ESRI and IBM can provide GIS solutions for government and business, as well as system design, installation, and training services. ESRI is the industry leader in geographic information system software technology. ESRI technology is used today to ... [more]


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WebSphere RFID Premises Server 6.0.0.1 Tuning Guide
Industry Solutions

Redpaper, published 27 Dec 2007

Detecting, processing, and persisting RFID tag events require efficient interactions and communications among RFID tag readers, data capture components, message queuing servers, application servers, and database systems. In order to maximize throughput with an acceptable response time, all of these components must be tuned to obtain maximum performance. Obtaining optimal performance tuning is critically dependent on the specific use cases and load requirements that will be experienced by the deployed systems. This IBM Redpaper describes a set of load scenarios and test cases and a ... [more]


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Enabling the On Demand Store with IBM Store Integration Framework
Industry Solutions

Redbooks, published 2 Feb 2007

IBM Store Integration Framework provides a comprehensive, customizable solution for overhauling retail information technology environments to help transform the customer experience, empower employees, and improve store operations. This IBM Redbooks publication helps you install, tailor, and configure the IBM Store Integration Framework on a variety of supported platforms. It provides an overview of the underlying technologies and describes, in detail, the steps to install and configure them using best practices. This book also provides an overview of IBM Retail Environment for SUSE Linux V2. ... [more]


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IBM Branch Transformation Toolkit 5.1 Migration and Usage Guidelines
Industry Solutions

Redbooks, published 5 Jul 2006

This IBM Redbooks publication shows in detail IBM Branch Transformation Toolkit for WebSphere Studio Version 5.1 and explains how to migrate from Branch Transformation Toolkit Version 4.3 to Branch Transformation Toolkit 5.1. We provide guidelines for the architecture of the target solution, the correct use of migration tools, and migration-sizing. This book also describes how to build new applications in Branch Transformation Toolkit V5.1. We explain both top-down and bottom-up development, and discuss how to use WebSphere Studio and Branch Transformation Toolkit development plug-ins. We ... [more]


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Healthcare Collaborative Network Solution Planning and Implementation
Industry Solutions

Redbooks, published 23 Feb 2006

The IBM WebSphere Business Integration for Healthcare Collaborative Network is an internet-based, private information network that enables secure transmission of clinical data to healthcare participants. Healthcare Collaborative Network enables immediacy in the dissemination of clinical data and provides participants with capabilities to detect and respond rapidly to health risks such as adverse drug effects, to manage quality of care, and to implement monitoring and warning systems for detecting the onset of dangerous infectious diseases or bioterrorist attacks. This IBM IBM Redbooks ... [more]


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