Case Studies

Case studies of how IBM helps its clients succeed

By industry > Aerospace & Defense



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The Bundeswehr ... Natural language analytics finds and prevents data and document security breaches

The Bundeswehr uses natural language analytics to find and prevent data and document security breaches
28 Jan 2014

A European defense unit ... IBM i2 software helps support field contingent operations and intelligence collection

A European defense unit needed to collect large amounts of data from multiple sources to identify gaps and present a cohesive intelligence picture. IBM i2 software helps improve intelligence data collection, storage and exploitation to facilitate team training.
14 Jan 2014

Eurocopter innovates to serve customers with next-generation CAD operations ... Workstation virtualization slashes costs and enables multiple CAD versions to work side-by-side

Eurocopter succeeded in modernizing and increasing the flexibility of its CAD operations by consolidating 30 distributed workstations supporting the software to a single IBM Flex System p460 compute node within an IBM PureFlex System, cutting the time taken to deploy new ser...
29 Oct 2013

ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (Kiel) transforms efficiency ... Giving employees faster access to information and cutting down on administration

At its Kiel premises, ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems implemented a fully virtualized storage area network with automated storage tiering for dynamically optimized performance. The company simplified its storage management and deployed an IBM SAN Volume Controller stretched clus...
17 Oct 2013

Aircraft manufacturer flies to greater success ... Boosting employee productivity through enhanced secure wireless network coverage and reliability

A US aircraft manufacturer engaged IBM Global Technology Services to evaluate its existing Cisco-based network and upgrade to the latest components to cure coverage, availability and security issues, giving employees the tools to work more productively.
19 Jun 2013

ATK ... Business intelligence accurately forecasts costs and fluctuating variables to determine proposals and optimize profitability

Business intelligence accurately forecasts costs and fluctuating variables to determine proposals and optimize profitability
03 May 2013

Global Aerospace Manufacturer ... Empowers staff with fast access to critical information, saving USD36 million per year

Global Aerospace Manufacturer deploys a unified access application that provides 80,000 users with a single, secure, point of access to hundreds of data repositories through a web-based user interface powered by IBM InfoSphere Data Explorer.
25 Apr 2013

Jet Propulsion Laboratory uses IBM software to develop Curiosity ... Managing a massive volume of requirements for Mars rover development, launch and operations

JPL adopts IBM Rational DOORS software as its standard requirements tracing tool for large projects. The solution enables collaboration between large teams of engineers, and reduces errors and rework. JPL estimates that it has saved the work of one full-time employee in V an...
21 Feb 2013

The German Aerospace Center (DLR) ... Providing efficient access to Germany’s 2-PB archive of Earth observation images with IBM Informix

Germany’s Aerospace Center (DLR) needs a reliable, highly scalable database server to provide access to 2 PB of data in an archive of images while fulfilling long-term data preservation policies. With IBM Informix database, the agency has lost no data in more than 10 years.
30 Jan 2013

BAE Systems Submarines creates an Enterprise Architecture ... Working with IBM Global Business Services to enhance business and IT transformation capabilities

Engaged IBM® Global Business Services® to work with key internal stakeholders to create a TOGAF-aligned Enterprise Architecture approach and make it internally sustainable by the Submarines business.
09 Nov 2012


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