IBM Intelligent Transportation V1.0 delivers visibility into traffic and roadway conditionsIBM United States Software Announcement 211-234
July 12, 2011
|Table of contents|
|At a glance|
IBM® Intelligent Transportation V1.0 addresses the driving need for new intelligence and visibility across an entire transportation network. Key features of IBM Intelligent Transportation:
- The analysis of near real-time data with historical data. Information can be analyzed and reports are published that can help to dramatically increase the efficiency of a transportation network.
- Providing analysis and reporting to traffic operators and traffic planners.
- Increasing security by near real-time monitoring of traffic incidents.
- One single scalable platform that conforms to standards and hides all of the complexities of a diverse traffic data system.
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IBM Intelligent Transportation V1.0 addresses the need for visibility into traffic performance, configuration, and incidents across a diverse set of traffic systems. By providing a comprehensive and scalable platform for transportation management solutions, IBM Intelligent Transportation helps to analyze traffic performance across a wide variety of transportation network inputs and can help optimize throughput, efficiency, response time, and user experience across the entire transportation network.
IBM Intelligent Transportation helps optimize traffic, creates new opportunities for transportation innovation, and provides the following features:
- Increased situational awareness across an entire transportation network
- High performance access to traffic event data, including both near real-time and historical visibility of average speed, volume, and incident information
- Centralized management of traffic operations and traffic event information collected across geographic locations
- A standardized information model on top of which vertical value applications can be created with ease and scalability
- Traffic analysis and reporting capability used for better management of traffic, reduction in pollution, and improvement of the abilities of traffic operators and traffic planners
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- IBM Intelligent Operations Center.
- ESRI ArcGIS Version 10 Standard Edition must be installed to enable the geo-spacial display of current traffic conditions for a region.
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|Planned availability date|
July 12, 2011
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IBM Intelligent Transportation V1.0 offers intelligence and insight, greater connectivity and transparency, and improved customer service by providing centralized management of traffic operations and event information that is collected across geographic locations.
By integrating and aggregating traffic operations and event information from a variety of data source devices, IBM Intelligent Transportation can help provide valuable visible information to increase the efficiency of numerous traffic pain points.
IBM Intelligent Transportation performs the following tasks:
- Aggregates and normalizes traffic data from across city agencies and locales
to produce a consistent near real-time traffic data flow
- Provides mechanisms for understanding and developing a better view of the demand across an entire transportation network
- Provides a visual interface of near real-time operations based on near real-time data
- Helps provide deeper understanding into the use of transportation assets and infrastructure
- Can help reduce the cost of transportation and roadway event monitoring
- Provides traffic analysis capability and access to historical and near
real-time information about traffic performance, conditions, and incidents
- Helps improve operational efficiency
- Helps increase the extended transportation network capacity using current infrastructure and assets
- Helps save money and time by knowing the location, status, and availability of transportation assets
- Transforms multi-source traffic data into a standard traffic information
model from which scalable applications can be created
- Provides a near real-time visual interface to aggregate traffic information
- Can help reduce congestion and accidents by providing the insight to balance traffic across routes
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Program Program number VRM name 5725-D70 1.0.0 IBM Intelligent Transportation
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The IBM Intelligent Transportation Information Center provides IBM Intelligent Transportation product documentation. The IBM Intelligent Transportation Information Center is available at
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Specified operating environment
Minimum system requirements
IBM Intelligent Transportation requires an IBM Intelligent Operations Center. IBM Intelligent Operations Center must meet minimum hardware requirements. IBM Intelligent Transportation installs into the IBM Intelligent Operations Center.
Each server must have an x86 64-bit processor including one of the following:
- AMD 64-bit processors
- Intel® 64-bit processors, including Xeon® EP and EX processors
Each IBM Intelligent Operations Center requires the following processors, memory, and hard disk space:
Server Number of processors Memory Hard disk Access 4 8 GB 80 GB Server Analytics 8 16 GB 80 GB Server Application 8 16 GB 80 GB and Integration Server Database 8 16 GB 80 GB Server Event and 8 16 GB 80 GB Management Server Portal 8 16 GB 80 GB Server Installation 2 8 GB 80 GB Management Server
Hardware configuration sizings are intended for a high availability, energy efficient, easy to manage and extend environment, with x86 servers such as IBM BladeCenter® H with IBM blades, and Intel Xeon EP and EX processors, storage, and associated networking components.
- 64-bit Red Hat Enterprise Linux® 5 Update 5
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The IBM Intelligent Transportation product package contains:
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- Printed Quick Start Guide
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IBM Intelligent Transportation uses the security and auditability features of the host hardware or software.
The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communication facilities.
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Product group: Supply Chain Management Product Product identifier identifier description 5725-D70 IBM Intelligent Transportation Product category: Industry Solutions
Part number or Program name PID number Charge metric IBM 5725-D70 Resource Value Unit Intelligent Transportation
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Program name and description Number IBM Intelligent Transportation D0K0XLL RESOURCE VALUE UNIT LIC + SW S&S 12 MO IBM Intelligent Transportation E0CB3LL RESOURCE VALUE UNIT ANNUAL S&S RENEWAL IBM Intelligent Transportation D0K0YLL RESOURCE VALUE UNIT SW S&S REINSTATEMENT 12MO IBM Intelligent Transportation AF0CFML Multilingual Media Pack
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Media packs description Part number IBM Intelligent Transportation AF0CFML Multilingual Media Pack
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