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IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator helps Swiss Mobiliar run queries 100x faster

Swiss Mobiliar deployed IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS alongside its IBM zEnterprise 196 server - enabling it to run growing transaction and analytics workloads side by side with no increase in compute resources.
19 Feb 2014
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University of Arizona- Customer Reference Video ... Innovative pharmacy program saves customers $65 million with zEnterprise infrastructure

Working with IBM an innovative pharmacy program saves customers $65 million with zEnterprise infrastructure
19 Feb 2014
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JN Data ... Simplifying business management and offering new services to major financial institutions in Denmark

Managing huge quantities of financial data in client databases, JN Data introduced standardized ways of working based on the IBM DB2 Administration Tool for z/OS. As a result, JN Data has solved complexity challenges, simplified its management landscape, increased staffing f...
31 Jan 2014
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Banca Popolare di Milano keeps service levels high as operations grow ... Faster, more accurate processing improves service quality and customer satisfaction

To take control over growing transaction volumes, Banca Popolare di Milano replaced manual workload scheduling tools with IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler, gaining seamless workload monitoring and management across its mainframe and distributed environments from a single, web-b...
28 Jan 2014
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Zions Bancorporation ... Flexible, high-performance back-office solutions delivering exceptional front-line customer service

Zions Bancorporation accelerated key business processes up to 66 percent by migrating core banking applications to an IBM zEnterprise BC12. Faster back-office processes enable the bank to deliver excellent front-line customer service and grow the business without adding tech...
20 Dec 2013
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Porto Alegre: A smarter city that keeps its citizens moving ... Procempa builds a more intelligent city on an IBM System z foundation

As the city of Porto Alegre grew, IT service provider Procempa needed a more flexible platform to handle increased demands from municipal departments. By engaging IBM System z, Procempa was able to integrate information across government departments with increased security,...
20 Dec 2013
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Oncor transforms a data challenge into an information opportunity ... Using virtualized storage to manage information assets

Massive growth in data volumes created by the switch to advanced digital metering compromised Oncor's legacy storage solution. Nine IBM® XIV® Storage System units form a flexible and highly available architecture to secure smar t metering data, the company's most valuable as...
16 Dec 2013
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An EMEA bank plans future growth based on information innovation ... Early Support Program offers access to new DB2 11 for z/OS features, solving business challenges

Joining the IBM Early Support Program for IBM DB2 11 for z/OS enabled this EMEA bank to resolve a key technical limitation. The new version of DB2 also adds a wealth of advanced functionality that offers enhanced performance, greater reliability and additional business produ...
05 Dec 2013
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Porto Alegre: A smarter city that keeps its citizens moving ... Accelerating essential road maintenance response time by 50 percent with help from IBM and Procempa

Porto Alegre’s IT agency Procempa implemented an asset management solution based on IBM Maximo software running on the System z platform. The solution accelerates maintenance tasks, reducing road closures, and is projected to achieve a 50 percent reduction in response times.
03 Dec 2013
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The Met Office forecasts a bright outlook for Linux on zEnterprise ... Saving software licensing and hardware lifecycle costs by consolidating applications and systems

The Met Office was using Oracle-based systems, mostly running on distributed Linux servers, to handle the post-processing of data from its weather supercomputer. By consolidating all of these distributed database systems to the IBM zEnterprise 196, Oracle licensing costs hav...
27 Nov 2013
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DATEV client reference video

DATEV uses IBM WebSphere software, along with the IBM DB2 database and IBM Sytstem z servers, to cut system response times y 50 to 70 percent.
22 Nov 2013
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Banrisul maintains market edge with highly scalable IBM technology

Brazilian bank Banrisul migrated business-critical Oracle databases from Intel processor-based servers to Linux virtual servers on IBM zEnterprise 196 servers, using Integrated Facility for Linux (IFL) engines. The migration cut the number of CPUs required, while boosting pe...
22 Nov 2013
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Fiducia guarantees rapid, reliable access to data ... Raising customer satisfaction levels through greater responsiveness

IT service provider Fiducia deployed two IBM System Storage DS8870 devices to cope with increasing customer demands on its core banking system. The IBM solution provides the huge capacity, impressive performance and extremely high availability required to help Fiducia provid...
11 Nov 2013
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Outsourcer boosts database performance by up to 85 percent ... With advanced data management and administration tools from IBM

Facing exponential growth in data volume, a business process outsourcing company deployed IBM DB2 Query Monitor for z/OS and IBM InfoSphere Optim Query Workload Tuner for DB2 on z/OS. By optimizing queries, the company has accelerated processing by 80 percent.
31 Oct 2013
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FNB drives unprecedented growth and performance in mobile banking ... Achieving sub-second response for hundreds of millions of monthly transactions on the mainframe

First National Bank in South Africa beat its competitors to market with a new mobile channel integrated directly with core banking systems and data on IBM® IMS™ on its IBM zEnterprise® EC12 server, providing consistent sub-second response times and 24/7 availability.
17 Oct 2013

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