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POWER8 the x86 Server Farm - IBM Business Partners use POWER8 to Lower Client Costs


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Discover ISV solutions built using Linux on IBM POWER8 that will lower your Total Cost of Ownership compared to alternative platform technologies. Gain a competitive advantage with these solutions that analyze more data faster and improve performance at a much lower cost. Linux on IBM POWER8 is the only infrastructure that provides both scale-out and scale-up capabilities that optimizes the efficiency of your workloads while reducing your costs, allowing you to handle any business challenge.

This presentation highlights several high value solutions we have developed with Independent Software Vendors (ISV) IBM Business Partners. Hear directly from our ISV partners on the partnership and the value we deliver to our joint customers.

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POWER8 the x86 Server Farm - IBM Business Partners use POWER8 to Lower Client Costs

  1. 1. POWER8 the x86 Server Farm IBM Business Partners use POWER8 to Lower Client Costs
  2. 2. © 2015 IBM Corporation How do organizations lower cost with Linux on IBM POWER8? • Big Data: Reduce cost with 60% fewer servers and 2.5X the performance for Hadoop, all with linear scalability up to 192 cores • Cloud Economics: POWER8 delivers lower costs with 58% lower HW TCA and 66% less systems, lowering SW fees, floor space & management costs • Open Innovation: Ease development with open software and analyze data 8X faster with NVIDIA GPU technology 2 Designed for big data Superior cloud economics Open innovation platform 2
  3. 3. Analyze more data faster and more cost effectively than ever before Greater cost efficiency with POWER8 and NVIDIA GPUs Optimize supply chain with dynamic memory resource allocation Improve RAM performance at a much lower cost with CAPI-Flash IBM Business Partners use POWER8 technologies to lower clients costs over competitive platforms 3 Speed of Innovation Interoperability Choice
  4. 4. © 2015 IBM Corporation The Need • More insightful analysis of incoming real time data in a smaller footprint with improved energy efficiency • Significantly improved performance for CPU- and I/O-intensive queries • A future-ready platform The Solution • GIS Federal GPUdb • Linux on IBM POWER8 • NVIDIA GPUs The Benefits • Provide a future-ready platform with world- class hardware and services from IBM • Improve performance with reduced cost using less servers and power consumption • Higher concurrency per core ratio for CPU intensive workloads • Increase memory bandwidth for high- performance databases “Now that POWER is on board as well we’re going to be able to have the best hardware platform with a gold standard in high-performance computing.” Nima Negahban, Chief Technical Officer, GIS Federal 4
  5. 5. © 2015 IBM Corporation The Need • Cloud-based e-commerce with rapid response to market changes • Improved client experience with better performance and higher availability • Multi-tenancy and automation allowing security and resource guarantees by cloud service providers The Solution • LaGrange CloudMaestro • IBM POWER8 The Benefits • Reduce cost per transaction by almost half • Increase memory bandwidth and higher core count • Deliver 1.5X the user throughput “The POWER8 platform was capable of delivering a significant improvement in customer experience…we found that this was an excellent solution for the e- commerce merchants that we work with” Jay Smith, Founder & CEO, Lagrange Systems 5
  6. 6. © 2015 IBM Corporation The Need • Optimized supply chains both from a topline revenue perspective as well as an efficiency perspective • Scale out capability with a centrally managed environment The Solution • Manhattan Supply Chain Management & Optimization software • Linux on IBM POWER8 and Enterprise Pools The Benefits • Create processing efficiency and reduce hardware costs • Provide flexibility to clients through one cohesively managed environment • Improve performance with dynamic allocation of memory across various applications “When [clients] come to us and say - we’re going to use your software and we’re going to use it on IBM…we’re very confident in recommending to them what they need from a performance and sizing perspective.” Rob Thomas, SVP, Global R&D, Manhattan Associates 6
  7. 7. © 2015 IBM Corporation The Need • A database benchmarked as the worlds fastest • Real-time analytics, fast high-volume transactions & in-app social functionality • Ability to handled growing social, mobile and web presence transactions The Solution • Redis Labs Enterprise Cluster (RLEC) • Linux on IBM POWER8 • IBM CAPI-Flash The Benefits • With a IBM POWER8 server with CAPI- Flash, IBM 840 Flash System and RLEC: • Reduce downtime with dramatically improved operational simplicity while maintaining sub-millisecond latency • Process over 200K ops/sec while storing 90% of multi-terabyte dataset on Flash • Reduce deployment costs by over 70% “POWER8 and Redis is a match made in heaven because it enables really outstanding performance.” Ofer Bengal, Founder & CEO, Redis Labs 7
  8. 8. © 2015 IBM Corporation The Need • Live big data analysis in fast-changing Hadoop environments at unprecedented speed • Ability make more informed decisions in the moment The Solution • ScaleOut hServer ® • Hadoop Linux on IBM POWER8 The Benefits • Simultaneous data updates and analysis at in-memory speeds • Dramatic workload acceleration with highly optimized Java execution environment on POWER8 • 3.5x faster performance and more than 3x speed up in comparison to competitive technologies “We were very pleased to find that the POWER8 platform supports the Linux operating system. This made our job of porting our software to the POWER8 platform fast and easy.” Dr. William Bain, CEO and Founder, ScaleOut Software 8
  9. 9. © 2015 IBM Corporation The Need • Ability to keep your CRM system available, secure, and cost-effective • Break down silos and improve service levels with embedded tools • Spend less time worrying about infrastructure and more time making your clients happy The Solution • SugarCRM • Linux on IBM POWER8 The Benefits • Improved scalability, availability, cost, risk, complexity, and management to host CRM • 2X the performance of comparable technology allowing scalability for global deployment of CRM solutions • Ability to grow deployments without additional infrastructure costs “With SugarCRM and POWER8 our customers get all the performance and scalability that they need but at a price point that makes sense for them.” Clint Oram, Co-Founder & CTO, SugarCRM 9
  10. 10. © 2015 IBM Corporation The Need • Unlock the performance and efficiency potential of parallel programming for multicore systems • Create applications that can transport across multicore architectures with easy, auto-parallelizing, transparent solutions The Solution • TMT SequenceL • Linux on IBM POWER8 The Benefits • Built on open industry standards to provide easy, low risk path to modernize programs • Explore GPU acceleration benefits without learning low-level languages • Benefit from high core/thread count, large cache sizes, balanced memory and I/O • Replace multiple racks with a single server and apply supercomputing to the enterprise “POWER8 with Linux could really be a game-changer…we think this [partnership] is going to be very compelling for our customers and it’s going to let us tap into new vertical markets where we really haven’t gone to before.” Doug Norton, Chief Marketing Officer, Texas Multicore Technologies 10 www.texasmulticoretechnolo
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