Every day, your organization collects more data about its customers, partners and markets. BI and analytics give you the ability to make sense of that ocean of data, crystallizing the patterns, trends and knowledge that help top executives and front-line employees make smart, fast decisions; find opportunities; and keep your business ahead of the pack.
But IT budgets are already stretched to the breaking point, and growing numbers of servers are absorbing scarce data center floor space, power and cooling capacity. Meanwhile, IT organizations are under tremendous pressure to extract maximum value out of every dollar spent. And with IT data volumes expected to grow by leaps and bounds over the next five years, senior staffers are watching maintenance and troubleshooting tasks crowd strategic projects off their calendars.
This paper explains how The IBM® Smart Analytics System family combines hardware, software and services into systems that are integrated and optimized, can be installed in days instead of months, and can be quickly scaled out to support changing business needs. Available in a range of configurations and capabilities, including several models powered by the latest, most powerful IBM System x® servers running Intel® Xeon® processors, the IBM Smart Analytics System family is designed to deliver cost-effective, enterprise-class analytics—without the wait.