Informix for Telecommunications - Why Informix?
Informix database software incorporates design concepts that are uniquely suited to the challenges faced in today’s communication’s organizations, resulting in extremely high levels of performance and availability, distinctive capabilities in data replication and scalability, and minimal administrative overhead.
Informix features and capabilities include:
- Real-time performance
Informix was built from the ground up for performance. Its multi-threaded architecture optimizes the use of hardware to achieve very high throughput levels and great transaction performance using low-cost commodity servers. For analytical workloads, Informix Warehouse Accelerator delivers faster business decisions by accelerating warehouse queries 100x or more. IWA plugged into the existing environment shows immediate results and analysis on real customer data and responds to it in real time. It helps in gathering insights of individual customers and builds their profiles.
- Always-on availability
In addition to fast performance for both OLTP and OLAP workloads, Informix has a long reputation of offering carrier-grade high availability at lower costs, including the ability to perform routine maintenance without any downtime. Informix customers regularly achieve up to 99.999% availability.
- Seamless scalability
Informix Flexible Grid lets customers use different hardware or operating systems from cluster to cluster to balance workloads and expand capacity when and where needed. Not only can you expand capacity, bring data on or off line, or change your data schema without any down time, but you can easily manage your environment and automatically update database schemas throughout the grid from a single location.
- Rapid application development
Informix Genero is an application development environment that provides easy, graphical tools for accelerating a new generation of mobile and cloud-based applications. Informix Genero lets you model applications using an intuitive user interface and deploys them across multiple environments. Informix Genero includes powerful reporting capabilities for the fast design of sophisticated reports that utilize minimal system resources.
Real world experiences
Whether bundled in one of our business partner solutions or deployed throughout an enterprise, Communications solutions based on Informix include billing and customer care systems, workforce, order and inventory management, advanced intelligent network service management, sales and marketing analysis, fraud detection, and churn management. The small footprint of Informix allows communications companies to do more with less hardware – reducing hardware investments as well as saving on energy costs.
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