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Trends The IBM Cognos 8 BI for Linux on System z delivers the BI capabilities users demand, while simplifying delivery and access. when working remotely, by accessing operational and strategic information about customer orders, product performance, etc. IBM Cognos 8 Go! Mobile allows executives, managers and mobile workers to use their handheld devices to read, and more importantly, interact with their business information while out in the field (see Figure 2, below). Taking full advantage of Cognos 8 BI’s capability to author once and consume anywhere, you don’t need to recreate these reports to be consumed on the mobile device. Content is compressed and optimized for the mobile devices and is f lexible enough to leverage the unique navigation capabilities of each device. With single security, authentication, authorization and encryption, organizations can rest assured their BI is safe, even while outside the security of office walls. From your sales teams to executives on the go, having access to the appropriate business information based on your current location increases both their effectiveness and efficiency. By leveraging the GPS functionality on the mobile device, report parameters can be pre-populated by the GPS coordinates for more targeted information. With the flexibility to easily view and interact with highly relevant BI information using the application or device most convenient to them, users can make informed business decisions anytime, anywhere. come from, and how that data has been transformed, including viewing calculations and filters that may have been applied. If users are confident they understand what the data actually represents, they’ll be more likely to use it–thereby increasing the value associated with investing in a BI solution. Since IBM Cognos 8 BI for Linux on System z has the capability to provide consistent access to all data sources with a single query service, it’s important the source of that information be readily accessible to the users as well. With a comprehensive, graphical view of how the data has been transformed from the source, to what’s displayed in a report, a graph or within a dashboard, lineage is quick and easy. Cognos 8 BI for Linux on System z helps users confidently leverage their business information with an understanding of the information and its source. One-Click Lineage To ensure the business is leveraging its investment in BI, users must have confidence in the data they’re using. With the oneclick lineage that can be accessed directly from their reports, users are quickly able to see where the data they’re using has Figure 2 BI Data Lineage Rethinking BI These latest enhancements provide a solution that can help you revolutionize your business with an interactive, readily accessible window into your business. Coupled with the latest RedHat Linux support, you have many options when running Cognos 8 BI for Linux on System z. Now, you can leverage the scalability, reliability and security strengths of the System z environment to craft a BI infrastructure destined to carry your company into the future. The IBM Cognos 8 BI for Linux on System z delivers the BI capabilities users demand, while simplifying delivery and access to the latest and most current information drawn from across your business systems. Now is the time to rethink how you deliver BI for your enter pr ise in the 21st cent ur y. More infor mat ion is avai lable on line (w w w.ibm.com / cognos/infoz). Caryn Meyers is IBM worldwide marketing manager for business intelligence solutions on the System z platform. Caryn can be reached at cameyers@us.ibm.com. Rebecca Wormleighton is an IBM product m ar k e t i n g m a n a g e r f o r Co g n o s s of t war e, focusing on synergy’s between Cognos businessintelligence software and IBM products. She can be reached at rebecca.wormleighton@ca.ibm.com. 12 M AY/J U N E 2 0 0 9 ibms ystemsmag .com/mai nframe

IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009

IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009
Table of Contents
Editor's Desk:  High-Flying Security
Trends:  IBM Cognos 8 BI for Linux on System z Makes Reliable Data Available Anywhere
IT Today:  New System x and BladeCenter Servers Help Your Organization Reach Its Goals
Focus on Storage: Virtual Tape Facility for MainframeJoins IBM Arsenal
Q & A:  Hybrid Technology Takes Supercomputing Beyond Moore’s Law
Case Study:  The City and County of Honolulu Allows Its Applications to Dictate the Platforms on Which They Run
Cover Story:  IBM’s z/VM is a Proven Solution for Today’s IT Environments
Feature:  IBM’s Dynamic Infrastructure Helps Companies Reduce Costs, Manage Risks and Improve Services
Administrator:  DB2 9 Features Help Ensure Compliance
Product News
Advertiser Index
Stop Run:  Barry Merrill’s Accidental DiscoveriesEnhance the Mainframe
Reference Point
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - Table of Contents
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - Editor's Desk:  High-Flying Security
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 9
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - Trends:  IBM Cognos 8 BI for Linux on System z Makes Reliable Data Available Anywhere
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 11
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 12
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 13
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - IT Today:  New System x and BladeCenter Servers Help Your Organization Reach Its Goals
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 15
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 16
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 17
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 18
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 19
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - Focus on Storage: Virtual Tape Facility for MainframeJoins IBM Arsenal
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 21
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 22
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 23
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - Q & A:  Hybrid Technology Takes Supercomputing Beyond Moore’s Law
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 25
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 26
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 27
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - Case Study:  The City and County of Honolulu Allows Its Applications to Dictate the Platforms on Which They Run
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 30
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 31
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - Cover Story:  IBM’s z/VM is a Proven Solution for Today’s IT Environments
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 33
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 34
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 35
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 37
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 38
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 39
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - Feature:  IBM’s Dynamic Infrastructure Helps Companies Reduce Costs, Manage Risks and Improve Services
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 41
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 42
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 43
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 45
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 46
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 47
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - Administrator:  DB2 9 Features Help Ensure Compliance
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 49
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 50
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 51
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - Product News
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 53
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - 54
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - Advertiser Index
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - Stop Run:  Barry Merrill’s Accidental DiscoveriesEnhance the Mainframe
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - Cover3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - Cover4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - Reference Point
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - May/June 2009 - RF2
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