Speed the delivery of new technologies and change the economics of IT
Mary Forlenza 270001BN8C MARYF@US.IBM.COM | | Tags:  iod interconnect cics mq patterns integration pureapplication_system puredata_systems cloud mobile websphere
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Is your organization struggling to manage the massive volumes of data and transactions being produced at an unprecedented pace through converging technologies, social business, and the proliferation of mobile and interconnected devices? Studies show that CEOs, business and IT leaders understand the growing importance of technology to address these challenges, but may not feel ready to leverage it.
Most CEOs said technology is the most important external factor affecting their business, when interviewed for the IBM 2012 CEO Study. Business and IT leaders polled recently by the IBM Institute for Business Value identified the top trends affecting the competitiveness of their organizations in the next 3 years as:
Yet, respondents felt unprepared to take advantage of those technology trends.
At the October IBM InterConnect 2012, IBM made announcements to help businesses speed the delivery of new technologies and change the economics of IT by
These announcements introduce unique systems with built-in expertise, advancements in cloud computing and mobile technologies plus many enhancements across the IBM WebSphere® portfolio. The objective is to help businesses manage today's pace of change, reinvent relationships and uncover new markets – driving innovation and growth – truly changing the game.
Need to run critical applications in a private cloud environment?
The enhanced IBM CICS® Transaction Server V5.1 enables businesses to easily extend CICS applications and robust transaction processing to the cloud. Businesses can reduce operating costs and increase performance of CICS environments.
Need infinite scalability in public or private clouds?
The enhanced IBM WebSphere eXtreme Scale V8.6 enables businesses to improve customer service with extremely fast application response times. It offers consistent and predictable performance for business-critical applications. Businesses can create a true enterprise-wide data grid across multiple application environments.
Need to build, connect and transform mobile applications?
The enhanced IBM Mobile Foundation V5.0.5 and IBM Worklight V5.0.5 enable organizations to optimize the user experience across multiple devices. These offerings also help reduce time-to-market for new applications and simplify management of application distribution across the enterprise.
Need fast deployment of packaged expertise that is affordable?
New IBM PureApplication™ System Patterns reuse industry best practices to accelerate middleware deployment. With these patterns, businesses can optimize IT resources and costs for applications and middleware deployments. The patterns include IBM Business Process Manager Pattern and IBM Operational Decision Manager Pattern - both on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, IBM SOA Policy Pattern and IBM SOA Policy Gateway Pattern, IBM Messaging Extension for Web Application Pattern, and IBM WebSphere MQ Hypervisor Edition for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server.
Need to get serious about integration but require a simplified package?
IBM WebSphere MQ Advanced V7.5 helps to quickly and cost-effectively address integration requirements from new technologies. Businesses can increase infrastructure agility and rapidly pursue new market opportunities.
Watch the technology leaders who appeared at IBM InterConnect 2012 in the videos on Livestream to hear more details about these advancements. Hear the latest mobile news and insights from IT analysts, IBM clients and IBM Business Partners. Register for the on-demand IBM Global Mobile Broadcast broadcast. Also visit IBM Mobile Enterprise. Read about new IBM PureData™ Systems and view the announcement broadcast replay.
Additionally, the Global WebSphere Community is hosting a What’s New Webcast Series that covers announcements about IBM WebSphere, mobile and IBM PureSystems™, Webcast information is being posted to the Community site as it becomes available.