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Trends Industry signals to keep you in the know Remodeling The Data Warehouse :`Z[LTÃaÃHZÃ[OLÃ O\IÃVMÃHÃ^VYRSVHK VW[PTPaLKÃI\ZPULZZ HUHS[`PJZÃZ`Z[LT BY W IL L IE FAVERO AND ALAN MEYER advantage of this new wealth of information to make more intelligent decisions are rising to the top. One key transition occurring is operational business intelligence (BI). It’s not enough for an enterprise to capture data, it also must extract information and transform it into actionable knowledge. These applications require real-time or near real-time information availability, along with accelerated reporting cycles and progressively shorter extract, transformation and load windows. These new requirements emphasize the need for an environment capable of high volumes of Web services managed in a service oriented architecture (SOA), while providing the availability, security and scalability necessary to stay aligned with operational systems. The shifts don’t merely change the requirements that data warehouse designs must meet, they mandate a rethinking of the datawarehouse architecture. hardware and services package is part of a family of unique, deeply integrated and optimized, ready-to-use analytics solutions. These offerings ensure you can quickly respond to ever-changing business conditions to uncover and capture new revenue opportunities for your organization. T oday’s world is increasingly interconnected and intelligent. We’re experiencing a revolution, and information is at the heart of it. Businesses taking full :THY[Ã(UHS`[PJZÃ:`Z[LTÃ )## This analytics solution is designed to accelerate decision making–with the availability, scalability and security only System z* servers can provide. It combines the simplicity and rapiddeployment characteristics of an appliance, while retaining the flexibility of a custom-integration approach to take advantage of ongoing hardware and software enhancements. The system leverages a buildingblock approach of integrated and optimized IBM hardware, software and services designed to accelerate the deployment and ROI delivered from IBM’s growing portfolio of businessanalytic solutions. BI Analyt ics The IBM Smar t Analytics System 9600 provides all (JJLSLYH[PUNÃ:THY[LYÃ+LJPZPVUZ The IBM Smart Analytics System 9600 meets these needs by giving your organization the speed to create the insights to work smarter in this challenging environment. The software, 26 SEPTEMBER /OCTOBER 2010

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2010

IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2010
Editor's Desk:  Not So Secret Sauce
Dashboard:  Find an Extra Day
Think Smarter:  Competing Takes Equal Parts Growth and Restraint
Data Display:  Privacy:  Who Do You Trust?
Insider:  Untangling the Web of Processes and Technology
Trends:  System z as the Hub of a Workload-Optimized, Business Analytics Systems
Case Study: A Merger Made Easy" EmblemHealth Saves Money By Easing into an In-Sourced Computing Model
Expanding Beyond Borders:  IBM zEnterprise Systems Announcement Delivers a New Dimension in Computing.
Reducing Complexity:  The Next-Generation System z Server Is More Than Just a Fast, Scalable Solution
Focus on Storage:  IBM Tivoli Key Lifecycle Manager Solves Security Problems and Meets New Standards
Administrator:  z/OS Management Facility V1.12 Includes New Workload-Management and Resource-Monitoring Functionality
Developer: pureXML Extends Availability and Scalability to DB2 for z/OS
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - September/October 2010