Improving Government Systems with Cognos on z - Video

How installing Cognos on System z has improved reporting for Miami-Dade County

Published on 28-Sep-2011

Validated on 17 Apr 2013

Customer:
Miami-Dade County

Industry:
Government

Deployment country:
United States

Solution:
BA - Business Intelligence

Overview

Interviewee: Jaci Newmark, Senior Business Intelligence Archtect, Miami-Dade COunty, Florida..

Business need:
Miami-Dade County was experiencing a bottleneck in server availability and budget, and needed a solution that would utilize existing infrastructure.

Solution:
By leveraging Cognos on System z, they used their underutilized mainframe to increase reporting capabilities and prepare for future growth.

Benefits:
-Rapid deployment and expansion; - Superior availability with no weekly service reboots; - Stable environment; - Support all BI users on a single machine; Superior scalability

Video

Miami-Dade County was experiencing a bottleneck in server availability and budget, and needed a solution that would utilize existing infrastructure. By leveraging Cognos on System z, they used their underutilized mainframe to increase reporting capabilities and prepare for future growth. Installation was quick and simple, and has lead to easy deployment of new environments while maintaining stability and support.


Products and services used

IBM products and services that were used in this case study.

Hardware:
System z: System z running Linux

Software:
Cognos 8 Business Intelligence for Linux on System z

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