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order to generate findings, conclusions and formulate their recommendations. Intro to Scorpion s &INANCIAL ANALYSIS /NCE THE )4 INFRASTRUCTURE BUDGET DATA COLLECTION IS COMPLETE THE PROJECT TEAM BUILDS A MODEL OF THE )4 EXPENDITURE BY ALLOCATING THE MAJOR COSTS TO EACH TECHNOLOGY PLATFORM AND ULTIMATELY TO EACH SERVER ÈSEE &IGURE  PAGE É 4HIS MODELING ENABLES A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF EACH MAJOR SERVER GROUPÇS MAJOR COST COMPONENTS &INANCIAL PERFORMANCE AND EFFICIENCYRATIO ANALYSES OF OVERALL )4 SUPPORT OPERATIONS ARE ALSO DEVELOPED AT THIS POINT AS WELL AS hWHAT IFv AND OTHER PERFORMANCE ANALYSES 4HE CURRENT BASE COSTS IDENTIFIED IN THE FINANCIAL ANALYSIS FORM THE FOUNDATION FOR CONSTRUCTING BUSINESS CASES AND ESTIMATING COST SAVINGS AND OTHER FINANCIAL PROJECTIONS s 4ECHNICAL ANALYSIS %NTERPRISES TYPICALLY HAVE HUNDREDS OF 5.)8 SERVERS AND THOUSANDS OF X$" SERVERS /NE OF THE FIRST STEPS IS TO PLACE THESE SERVERS INTO MANY BROAD MAJOR CATEGORIES AND FURTHER SUBCATEGORIES FOR EXAMPLE BY LOCATION LINE OF BUSINESS FUNCTION OR BY OPERATIONAL STATUS OR THOSE THAT REQUIRE SPECIAL REGULATORY CONTROLS 4HIS IS AN IMPORTANT STEP TOWARD DEVELOPING A SERVERSOLUTION STRATEGY %ACH OF THE MAJOR The Scorpion name refers to an analysis method representing a “quick-strike” approach whereby the study is completed in weeks. This is in contrast to other IT-optimization studies, which can typically take many months to complete. For an introduction to the Scorpion methodology, see “Scorpion to the Rescue,” originally published in the November/December 2002 IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe edition (http://tinyurl.com/scorpiontotherescue). CATEGORIES MAY HAVE VERY DIFFERENT ALTERNATIVE TECHNICAL SOLU TIONS AND COSTSAVING PROFILES 0RACTICAL EXPERIENCE POINTS TO USING THE FOLLOWING SIMPLE SERVER CATEGORIES& LARGE ENTERPRISE WIDE APPLICATIONS' )4 INFRASTRUCTURE' MEDIUM APPLICATIONS' SMALL APPLICATIONS AND OTHERUNKNOWN !DDITIONAL SERVER INFRASTRUCTURE DATA ANALYSES ARE DONE WITH THE AIM OF BOTH HELPING THE STUDY TEAM UNDERSTAND THE CURRENT ENVIRONMENT AS WELL AS TO OFFER VALUABLE INSIGHTS TO WANT TO SEE THE FUTURE OF MAINFRAME? IT’S RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW. Introducing CA Mainframe Software Manager (CA MSM), the revolution in mainframe management. A new, intuitive Web-based GUI helps you update, automate, download and install software with mere clicks, vastly saving time and money. Cutting-edge user-friendliness means even next-generation mainframers can teach as they learn. Greater mainframe value with less effort. That’s the power of lean. Available right now, at no additional cost to CA Mainframe customers.* Contact your CA representative today. Copyright © 2009 CA. All rights reserved. *CA Mainframe customers who are current on maintenance. Software J U LY/A U G U S T 2009 ibmsystemsmag.com/mainframe 13

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Editor’s Desk: Cooking Up a Data Solution
Trends: IBM’s Scorpion Team Provides an Updated Method for Analyzing and Optimizing IT Infrastructures
Focus on Storage: Tivoli Storage Manager 6 Accommodates Surging Data
Case Study: Insurance Company Swiss Mobiliar Uses BMC Software’s APPTUNE to Ensure its Applications Perform Well
Cover Story: An Integrated Data-Management Approach Supports Data Throughout its Lifecycle
Feature: InfoSphere Warehouse Expands Data-Warehouse Tooling to the System z for Operational BI Functionality
Technical Corner: Planning for a z/OS V1.9 Migration
Product News
Advertiser’s Index
Stop Run: IBM Jams Tap Into the Power of the Crowd
Reference Point
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - Table of Contents
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - Editor’s Desk: Cooking Up a Data Solution
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - 9
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - Trends: IBM’s Scorpion Team Provides an Updated Method for Analyzing and Optimizing IT Infrastructures
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - Focus on Storage: Tivoli Storage Manager 6 Accommodates Surging Data
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - 20a
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - 20c
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - 20d
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - 21
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - Case Study: Insurance Company Swiss Mobiliar Uses BMC Software’s APPTUNE to Ensure its Applications Perform Well
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - 23
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - 24
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - 25
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - 26
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - 27
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - Cover Story: An Integrated Data-Management Approach Supports Data Throughout its Lifecycle
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - 30
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - 35
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - Feature: InfoSphere Warehouse Expands Data-Warehouse Tooling to the System z for Operational BI Functionality
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - 37
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - 38
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - 39
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - 40
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - 41
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - Technical Corner: Planning for a z/OS V1.9 Migration
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - 43
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - 44
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - 45
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - Product News
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - Advertiser’s Index
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - Stop Run: IBM Jams Tap Into the Power of the Crowd
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - Cover3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - Cover4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe digital edition - July/August 2009 - Reference Point
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